2018 Competition Winners

Well done to all our competitors!  Our adjudicators said how much they enjoyed the wealth of musical talent on show this weekend, and you can all be very proud of the part you played as performing artists.  Remember that it's the experience of performing to an audience that is the real treasure on offer at Leicester MusicFest.  However, here is a list of trophy winners and medalists who produced something extra special this weekend:

P1 Foundation Piano Solo

1st Jessica Wilkes

2nd Mario McChrystal

3rd Joseph Murfin

P2 Elementary Piano Solo

1st George Thomson

2nd Alice Bettinson

3rd Linda Sun

P3 Intermediate Piano Solo

1st Sonia Naidu

2nd Elizabeth Regan

3rd Prakash Easwar

P4 Advanced Piano Solo

1st Annie McChrystal

2nd Jonathan Speiser

3rd Rhys Apfelbaum

O1 Elementary/Intermediate Organ Solo

1st Samuel Mitchinson

2nd Harry Barnett

3rd Jonathan Speiser

S1 Elementary Art Song Solo (Junior)

1st Mia Longley

2nd Danny Freeman

3rd Joseph Murfin

S2 Intermediate Art Song Solo (Junior)

1st Mia Longley

2nd Kathryn Jackson

3rd No Candidate

S3 Advanced Art Song Solo (Junior)

1st Ben Watkins

2nd James Upton

3rd Charlotte Pullan

S4 Elementary Stage & Screen Solo (Junior)

1st Maddy Dunstan

2nd Mia Longley

3rd Aretha Reeve-Chen

S5 Intermediate Stage & Screen Solo (Junior)

1st Charlie Baxter

2nd Katie James

3rd Maddy Dunstan

G1 Elementary/Intermediate Guitar Solo

1st Olin Aguillon

2nd Vivek Patel

3rd Joshua Genini

G3 Advanced Guitar Recital (£500 bursary)

1st Michael Butten

2nd Michael Matthews

3rd Jacopo Lazzaretti

P5 Foundation Piano Recital

1st Joseph Murfin

2nd Daniel Pallett

3rd Lily Messer

P6 Elementary Piano Recital

1st George Thomson

2nd Linda Sun

3rd Alice Bettinson

P7 Intermediate Piano Recital

1st Prakash Easwar

2nd Elizabeth Regan

3rd Alex Coles

P8 Advanced Piano Recital

1st Rhys Apfelbaum

2nd Christine Reeves

3rd Timothy Shelbourne

O2 Advanced Organ Solo

1st Annie McChrystal

2nd Daniel Bennett

3rd Geoffrey Hames

S6 Advanced Stage & Screen Solo (Senior)

1st Charlie Baxter

2nd Mia Slater

3rd Caitlin Grant

S7 Intermediate Art Song Solo (Senior)

1st Charis Buckingham

2nd Lucy Bleazard

3rd Claire Sullen

S8 Advanced Art Song Solo (Senior)

1st Ben Watkins

2nd Ellie Hiam

3rd James Trivett

S9 Intermediate Stage & Screen Solo (Senior)

1st Lucy Bleazard

2nd Martin Atkin

3rd Isaac Hart

S10 Advanced Stage & Screen Solo (Senior)

1st Charlotte Adams

2nd Victoria Malone

3rd Alex Coles

G2 Advanced Guitar Solo

1st William Crawford

2nd Joshua Hughes

3rd Elliott Compton

Leicester MusicFest Classical Guitar Award

2018 Jacob Beaman

Congratulations!