Norfolk Young Musician Competition won by pianist Archie Bonham

Front row: Megan Storer, Choe Peterson, Ellice Zhifei Chen, Archie Bonham and Leila Hooton.Back row

Front row: Megan Storer, Choe Peterson, Ellice Zhifei Chen, Archie Bonham and Leila Hooton.Back row Scott Ribbons and Alexander Baillie. Photo: Sally Wortley - Credit: Archant

The Norfolk Young Musician Competition 2018 was won by 19-year-old pianist Archie Bonham from Wells-next-the-Sea.

Mr Bonham is reading music at York University and performed pieces from Brahms, Szymanowski and Beethoven to become the 25th Norfolk young musician.

Second Prize was awarded jointly to flautists Megan Storer, 20, from Gorleston, who is studying at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire, and Leila Hooton, 18, from Norwich, who is at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.

Third prize was awarded to 15-year-old singer Scott Ribbons from Lynn Grove Academy, Gorleston.

The Norfolk and Norwich Chamber Music prize for the most promising young wind player went to 20-year-old oboist Chloe Peterson who is reading music at Birmingham University.


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The Mrs E Sturgeon piano prize was awarded to 10-year-old Ellice Zhifei Chen from Norwich High School.

The event was held John Innes Conference Centre in Colney, near Norwich, this weekend.

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