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
Entry form now available 2017 Entry Form
Acceptance Form Acceptance Form
Gregynog Young Musician of the Year 2016
Gregynog Young Musician of the Year 2016 - Kirsty Chaplin - Piano
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