• Awards 2018

    All performers receive a certificate and a verbal and written assessment of their work. Medals, trophies and cash prizes are awarded to outstanding performers.

    The major awards detailed below are for entrants aged between 13 & 21 years (Dancers 13-18 years) but there are other awards for older performers whom we encourage to enter Richmond Festival.

    Conditions of entry for all awards are given in the appropriate section syllabuses.

    Music Awards

    Young Pianist of the Year - Edith Steinitz Memorial prize of £100 and Hanna Classical Pianist Cup. 2nd prize of £50 at the discretion of the adjudicator

    Young Instrumentalist of the Year - Prize of £100 and Cyril Kemplay Memorial Challenge Cup. 2nd prize of £50 at the discretion of the adjudicator

    Vocal Awards

    Young Singer of the Year - J.H. Stoakes Memorial trophy and prize of £100 with a 2nd prize of £50.

    Music tokens sponsored by KENSINGTON CHIMES MUSIC for the Senior and Junior Recitals. Cash prize for Lieder (adults).

    Dance Awards

    The Young Dancer of the Year - The First prize will be £100 and £100 Vouchers with a runner-up prize of £50 & £50 vouchers The winner will also receive a trophy donated by the Richmond Parish Lands Charity. All vouchers are donated by Fourdance, Walton on Thames, who also give vouchers to all the finalists in the Young Dancer of the Year competition.

    Drama Awards

    Young Performer of the Year
    First Prize will be £100 with a 2nd prize of £50. Trophies for every section.