Tickets now available for Norfolk Young Musician Competition

The John Innes Centre. Picture: Antony Kelly

The John Innes Centre. Picture: Antony Kelly - Credit: Archant

The Norfolk Young Musician Competition takes place at the John Innes Conference Centre in Colney, near Norwich, this weekend.

Sixteen musicians aged 10 to 20 will perform from 10am on Saturday, January 13, in a bid to be crowned the 25th Norfolk young musician.

The competition will be judged by cellist Alexander Baillie. Admission is free with audience members welcome to come and go between performances.

On Sunday, Mr Baillie will then give a recital at 3pm in recognition of the work achieved by the Michael Badminton Young Musicians Trust over the past 20 years.

All proceeds of the recital will be donated to the trust's work to continue supporting young string players in Norfolk. The trust is promoting the competition over the weekend.

Tickets cost £16 unreserved, while under 16s get in free. Visit or St George's Music Shop 01603 626414 to purchase tickets.

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