The former cathedral chorister, who also plays the trumpet, particularly impressed with his performance of Debussy’s L’Isle Joyeuse. 

Second prize went to flautist Megan Storer, 17, an East Norfolk Sixth Form College student from Gorleston, who has a place to study at the Trinity College of Music. 

Third place was awarded to pianist Murray Chapman, 15, of Thorpe St Andrew. 

The Michael Badminton String Prize was awarded to Dylan Latham, 14, a Norwich School pupil from Norwich. 

The youngest performer of the 16 musicians who took part, 13-year-old Adam Possener, was awarded the Mrs E Sturgeon Piano Prize. The teenager, whose parents live in Norwich, has a music scholarship at Eton College.

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