Event Details

The Michael Badminton Young Musicians Trust supports talented young musicians in Norfolk and is presenting the Norfolk Young Musician Competition on 13 January 2019.

The competition is a fantastic opportunity for young musicians to gain professional feedback on their performance and be in with the chance of winning a prize. The adjudicated this year will be international viola soloist and professor, Philip Dukes.


Norfolk Young Musician – 1st Prize £200 2nd Prize £150 3rd Prize £100 these prizes are supported by The Assembly House Trust
Badminton Prize for promising young string player – £150
Mrs E Sturgeon Prize for promising young pianist – £150
Norfolk & Norwich Chamber Music Prize for promising young wind player – £150
Jane Roberson Prize for voice – £150

Woodbridge Violins and Norfolk and Norwich Chamber Music support the cost of the competition.

Free entrance for audience to come and go from 10am to hear competitors.
Results will be announced at 5pm.

The contestants:
10.00 Joseph Baxter piano
10.20 Lemoni Frary violin accompanied by David Neil Jones
10.40 Jasmine Smith alto saxophone accompanied by Karen Smith
11.00 Joanna Asher bassoon accompanied by Karen Smith
12.00 Katja Ruda violin Accompanied by Jonathan Stamp
12.20 Charlotte Pollard voice accompanied by Jonathan Stamp
12.40 Rachel Cheung violin accompanied by Jonathan Stamp

Afternoon Session

2.00 Amanda Gomez cello accompanied by David Neil Jones
2.20 Catherine McCardel violin accompanied by David Neil Jones
2.40 Elin Davies clarinet accompanied by Duncan Barlow
3.00 Leila Hooton flute accompanied by David Neil Jones
3.20 Jessica Hendry violin accompanied by David Neil Jones
3.40 Frederica Davies oboe accompanied by Duncan Barlow
4.00 Dylan Latham violin accompanied by David Neil Jones

The Michael Badminton Young Musicians Trust was established in 1998 by Michael Badminton to support talented young string players in Norfolk. Since his death in August 1999 the Trust has supported a number of young players with help with tuition costs, loans of instruments and assistance to attend courses both here and abroad. For details of the Trust, please contact Jonathan Wortley at jonathan.wortley@howespercival.com