Over the last few weeks, several students have taken part in the The Mrs Sunderland Music Competition and The Harrogate Music Festival, with many successful results.

The Mrs Sunderland Music Competition

Woodwind Class Year 11 and under

1st place – Emily Watson

2nd place – Sammy Johnson

3rd place – Ellie Maury

Woodwind Class Open

2nd place – Emily Watson

Small Ensemble Class

1st place – Mistral Trio, featuring Emily Watson and Old Scholar, Guylaine Eckersley

3rd place – Les Six, featuring Emily Watson and Sammy Johnson

Piano Solo Class Year 8 and under

1st place – Rachel Zhuang

Piano Solo Class Year 10 and under

1st place – Yiyang Xu

2nd place – Rachel Zhuang

Piano Solo Sonatina Class Year 10 and under

1st place – Rachel Zhuang

3rd place – Yiyang Xu

Rachel and her younger brother Leon were also placed in 3 duet classes with two 1st places and one 3rd place.

Harrogate Music Festival

Piano Solo Year 7 and under

2nd place – Yiyang Xu

Piano Solo Year 9 and under

3rd place – Tommy Sun

Piano Recital Year 8 and under

3rd place – Rowan Yin

Piano Recital Year 9 and under

1st place – Tommy Sun
3rd place – Rachel Zhuang

String Solo Year 7 and under

1st place – Yiyang Xu

Open String Solo

1st place – Yilin Xu

Chamber Music Class

1st place – Yiyang and Yilin Xu

A superb set of results! Congratulations and well done to all!