An abundance of extraordinarily talented musicians gathered in Centenary Hall for this year’s popular House Music competition. Overall there were 94incredible performances from the trombone to the trumpet, the Viola to the Cello, every instrument in the orchestra was represented as well as some beautiful singing and exquisite piano playing.

This year’sadjudicator was music examiner, Mr Gordon Busbridge. Mr Busbridgewas astonished by the standard of performances the children gaveand thoroughly enjoyed hearingthemthroughout the day.Everyone did incredibly well, thefull results are published below. A special mention must go to Michael Lei, aged 10 who won the Best Overall Performance with his performance of ‘Chopin, Nocturne No.2 in E Flat Major’ on the Piano and Talia Recine who won the Best Junior Musician Cup with her performances of ‘Toccatina’ on the piano, Witches’ Dance on the clarinet and ‘Perpetuo Mobile’ on the violin.

Category

Medal

Name

House

Piano Class 1

Gold

Alicia Pasetchnik

Yeaman

Silver

Ella Moody

Yeaman

Piano Class 2

Gold

Lucy Humphries

Yeaman

Silver

Connie Britton

Deacon

Piano Class 3

Gold

Silas Jack

Yeaman

Silver

Jiyoon Lee

Fortfield

Piano Class 4

Gold

Michael Lei

Oaksey

Silver

Oscar Jack

Yeaman

Strings Class 1

Gold

Hugo Brooks-Hughes (Cello)

Oaksey

Silver

Silas Jack (Violin)

Yeaman

Strings Class 2

Gold

Talia Recine (Violin)

Yeaman

Silver

Kitty Oxley (Cello)

Oaksey

Strings Class 3

Gold

(shared)

Chloe Dunwell (Violin)

Michael Lei (Violin)

Deacon

Oaksey

Woodwind Class 1

Gold

Talia Recine (Clarinet)

Yeaman

Silver

Joe Stocks (Saxophone)

Yeaman

Woodwind Class 2

Gold

Hannah Porter (Flute)

Oaksey

Silver

Niamh Allen (Oboe)

Megan John (Clarinet)

Helena Montgomery (Flute)

Oaksey

Deacon

Oaksey

Woodwind Class 3

Gold

Oscar Jack (Clarinet)

Yeaman

Silver

Freddie Philip-Sorensen (Saxophone)

Sebastian Till (Saxophone)

Yeaman

Oaksey

Brass Class 1

Gold

Lucas Preece (Trumpet)

Oaksey

Silver

Gabi Rogers (French Horn)

Fortfield

Brass Class 2

Gold

Alastair Klemz (Trombone)

Oaksey

Silver

Lara Sharples (Baritone)

Oaksey

Class 1 Singing

Gold

Evie Schmidt-Martin

Deacon

Silver

Imogen Bowen

Yeaman

Class 2 Singing

Gold

Katie Smart

Oaksey

Silver

Jamie Richardson

Deacon

Class 3 Singing

Gold

Niamh Allen

Oaksey

Silver

Alastair Klemz

Cassian Pichler-Roca

Oaksey

Oaksey

CUP WINNERS

CUP

Name

House

Ellis Cup for Piano

Michael Lei

Oaksey

Ellis Cup for Brass

Alastair Klemz

Oaksey

Ellis Cup for Strings

Chloe Dunwell & Michael Lei

Deacon

& Oaksey

Dimmer Cup for Woodwind

Oscar Jack

Yeaman

Alcock Cup for Singing

Niamh Allen

Oaksey

Junior Music Cup (Yrs 3-5)

Talia Recine

Yeaman

All-round musician Cup

Michael Lei

Oaksey

Best overall performance Cup

Michael Lei (piano)

Oaksey