The Junior, Intermediate and Senior Brass Prizes were held in the Maidment Building on Sunday 3rd February. Taking the form of masterclasses, they were held and adjudicated this year by Tom Rainer, the Director of Music at Aldro School, and the Musical Director of the Brass Academy.
The day culminates in a short concert in which all competitors perform alongside Tom, and the prize giving ceremony.
The winners of the 2013 Brass Prizes are:-
1st: Harry Sargeant (M LVI, trumpet)
Highly Commended: Laurence Jeffcoate (Ch LVI, French horn) & Henry Thomas (Ch 4, trumpet)
1st: Henry Craig (M V, trombone)
Highly Commended: Brendan Parsons (SH 5, trumpet)
1st: Henry Povey (PH 3, trumpet)
Highly Commended: George Holder (Ch 3, trumpet)
Commended: George Pearce (S 3, trumpet) & Tristan Lywood (Rt 3, trumpet)