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EHS Musician of the Year Awards
17 March 2017
Last Thursday 9th March saw the final of the Prep and Senior Musician of the Year competition. The event was held in the Octagon with adjudicators Claire Dunham, Pianist for the National Children’s Choir, and Ciarán O’Donnell, Head of Birmingham Music Service.
The final consisted of students from all year groups playing solo and ensemble pieces of music of their own choice, the finalists had been chosen from a long series of preliminary rounds held in January and February. As usual with this competition, there were many auditions held across all key stages and the finalists were selected to represent their year groups in the final. The students performed with great confidence and musicianship in front of a large audience of parents, guests, friends and teachers.
Both adjudicators congratulated the girls on the extremely high level of ability shown in this concert and selected the following winners from each category.
Year 3: Grace Edwards-Smith
Year 4: Sophia Islam-Choudhury & Claudia Jardine
Year 5: Rebecca Bazlov
Year 6: Sophie Zhu
Year 7: Georgina Day
Year 8: Caitlin Kisumba
Year 9: Lucie Carey
Key Stage 4: Eryna Kisumba
Key Stage 5: Charley Johnson
Ensemble Winners: Bethany Lucas, Rosemary Howl and Eleanor Harper
Overall Prep Musician of the Year 2017: Rebecca Bazlov
Overall Senior Musician of the Year 2017: Caitlin Kisumba
Congratulations to all the finalists and especially to those who won their categories!
Director of Music
Musician of the Year Awards
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