Yesterday saw the Young Musician of the Year competition held by Auchterarder & District Rotary Club take place at The Community School of Auchterarder.
With over 90 entries this year the competition is growing as more and more students enjoy studying a wide variety of instruments. The competition was held in varying stages related to the Music Grades the pupils were studying.
The standard of musicianship was very high in each category and congratulations must go to all pupils and teachers involved in reaching such high standards.
The results are as follows –
Grades 1 & 2
Adjudicator: Helen Haynes
1st Abigail Barlow Voice TCSOA 2nd Eva Seba Marimba TCSOA
Highly Commended Medal
Toby Ballantine Violin Dunning PS Rowan MacGuigan Violin Dunning PS
Eva Young Cornet TCSOA Eliza McGaffney Clarinet TCSOA
Grades 3 & 4
1st Ellen Macfarlane French Horn TCSOA 2nd Emma Jenkins Clarinet TCSOA
Murray Kwiatkowski Cornet TCSOA Kian Bentley Drums TCSOA
Joshua Marchbank Guitar TCSOA Ella Marshall Violin TCSOA
Fiona Radbourne Voice TCSOA
Grades 5 & 6
1st Maya Christie Violin TCSOA 2nd Eilidh Robertson Laidlaw Voice TCSOA
Feorlin McPhee Flute TCSOA Jack Mailer Euphonium TCSOA
Elysia Roy Alto Saxophone TCSOA
Grades 7 & 8
Adjudicator: Jason McAuley Director of Music at Kilgraston School
1st Callum Wilson Guitar TCSOA
Accompanist: Robert Melling
Pictured are the competitors from grades 5-8