• Major Awards 2021


    The major award winners are shown below and will receive a cash prize. In all disciplines, the adjudicators praised the exceptional quality of the work demonstrated in the performers' videos and had to make some very difficult decisions. The Festival is offering some additional prizes in the Instrumental section.



    Piano Awards 2021

    Young Pianist of the Year and Edith Steinitz Memorial Prize 2021:

    Eliza Ruffle (14) (Richmond)

    Runner up:

    Leo Little (16) (Bedford)



    Vocal Awards 2021

    Young Singer of the Year:

    Hannah Wiseman (15) (Twickenham)

    Runner up:

    Octavia Grassby (13) (West London)


    Kirkland Award (Songs from the Shows)

    Nonny Jones  (18) (Teddington)

    Young Instrumentalist of the Year 2021

    This section has been divided into Strings and Wind/Brass

    Young String Player of the Year:
    Alix Vaillot Szwarc (18) (Menuhin School, Cobham) Violin
    Highly Commended:
    Harry Scott-Burt (16) (Rugby) 'Cello
    Xenia Edwards (17) (Barnes, Richmond) Violin

    Young Wind/Brass Player of the Year

    Lola Frisby Williams (16) (Devon) Clarinet

    Highly Commended:

    Katy Baker (15) (Solihull) Clarinet




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