• Instrumental

    A Virtual Festival for those aged 18 and under was held in May 2021.

    Thank you for taking part in this online festival. With so many high quality entries from across the UK and Ireland, the Adjudicators have awarded major prizes for both strings and wind.

    The Young String Player of the Year is Alix Vaillot-Szwarc with Harry Scott Burt and Xenia Edwards Highly Commended

    The Young Wind/Brass Player of the Year is Lola Frisby Williams with Katy Baker in 2nd place.

    Very many thanks to the adjudicators Paul Harris and Fiona Mclean Buechel for making this year's Festival such a success.



    Adjudicators: Fiona McLean Buechel (Strings) & Paul Harris (Wind/Brass)


    A message from Fiona  


    A message from Paul







    Venue : Online only


    Festival Policies



    Section Secretary

    Pam Frazer
    Twickenham, TW2 6JJ


    Assisted by Manuella Jessop

    Kew, TW9





    RuTPAF understands that it is very important that it protects the privacy of submitted information and it will be stored securely in accordance with the new DGPR regulations.
    RuTPAF will only use the data for the administrative needs of organising a large competitive Festival including information about the syllabus, dates, adjudicators, timetabling and programming, Gift Aid (where applicable) and forthcoming events which are connected to the Festival.
    RuTPAF will never share contact details with third parties. The information will only be used to inform about matters relating to the Festival.
    RuTPAF will not supply data to anyone else (unless legally obliged to do so)
    RuTPAF will not hold data longer than is needed to fulfil its purposes.
    RuTPAF acknowledges the rights of teachers, performers and parents of those under 16 to see the data that is held by the Festival in order to correct errors, to have data deleted from records and/or to complain to the authorities if data is believed to be misused.
    RuTPAF data is held by
    The Patrons' Secretary who maintains a list of patrons.
    Festival Section Secretaries for Dance, Instrumental, Piano, Speech and Drama and Vocal. They collect, use and store contact details of:
    all those who have applied to take part in the activities of the Festival
    and all those who have agreed to act as stewards at Festival events