GREGYNOG YOUNG MUSICIAN 2017
a major competition for instrumentalists
CERDDOR IFANC GREGYNOG 2017

Welcome to Gregynog Young Musician

Patron: Professor Ieuan Jones
President: Lady Davies

The Gregynog Young Musician Competition was founded in 2005 and has become one of the most prestigious events of its kind. The competition is held annually at the highly acclaimed Gregynog Hall, which has a long history of association with music and the arts.

Entrants must be aged 18 years and under and have reached Grade 8 standard or equivalent, on any orchestral instrument, brass band instrument or percussion. Go to our Entry form for more details and Competition Rules.

The chosen finalists compete for the first prize of £3,000 and the Peter Garbett-Edwards trophy.

The winner will also receive invitations to perform at Tenby Arts Festival and Machynlleth Tabernacle.

 


The 2017 Winners

 

Gregynog Young Musician of the Year ~ Nikita Burzanitsa

Gregynog Young Piano Player of the Year (joint award) ~ Nikita Burzanitsa & ZhouTian Lang

Gregynog Young Woodwind Player of the Year ~ Chloe Elen Jones (Flute)

Gregynog Young Brass Player of the Year ~ George Scrivens (French Horn)

Gregynog Young String Player of the Year (joint award) ~ Willard Carter (Cello) & Hannah Brookes-Hughes. (Violin)

Highly Commended ~ Robert Burton (Saxophone), Anwen Mai Thomas (Harp) and Ian Lum (Cello)

Gregynog Young Musician of the Year ~ Nikita Burzanitsa

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The 2017 Competition

The competition is divided in to 5 separate categories as follows:

'Gregynog Young String Player of the Year'

'Gregynog Young Pianist of the Year'

'Gregynog Young Woodwind Player of the Year'

'Gregynog Young Brass Player of the Year'

'Gregynog Young Harpist / Guitarist / Percussionist of the Year'

Prize money

For the overall winner awarded the title
'Young Musician of the Year'
£3,000.00

Category Winners will receive
£500.00

Young Accompanist winner will receive
The Chairman's Trophy
and £400.00


Gregynog Young Musicians of the Year