Welcome to Gregynog Young Musician
Patron: Professor Ieuan Jones
President: Lady Davies
The Gregynog Young Musician Competition was founded in 2005 as part of the Gwyl Gregynog Festival. In 2008 it became a stand alone competition and has become one of the most prestigious events of its kind. The competition is held annually at the highly acclaimed Gregynog Hall, which has a long history of association with music and the arts.
Entrants must be under the age of 18 and have reached Grade 8 standard or equivalent, on any orchestral instrument or percussion. The chosen finalists compete for the first prize of £3,000 and the Peter Garbett-Edwards trophy.
The winner will also receive invitations to perform at Tenby Arts Festival and Machynlleth Tabernacle.
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Next competition date
Saturday 22nd April 2017
The 2017 Competition
The competition is divided in to 5 separate categories as follows:
'Gregynog Young String Player of the Year'
'Gregynog Young Pianist of the Year'
'Gregynog Young Woodwind Player of the Year'
'Gregynog Young Brass Player of the Year'
'Gregynog Young Harpist / Guitarist / Percussionist of the Year'
For the overall winner awarded the title
'Young Musician of the Year'
Category Winners will receive
Young Accompanist winner will receive
The Chairman's Trophy