Young musical talent celebrated in Soham
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Young people took part in a college championships to celebrate musical talent.
The Soham Village College young musician of the year final saw a wide range of music performed.
A spokesman for the college said: “This year was once again a wonderful evening of incredible musicianship and talent!.
“The PAC auditorium was packed and the audience were treated to an extravaganza of solo performances, with the usual eclectic mix of performances including jazz saxophone, Jimi Hendrix, songs from musicals and so much more.
“Whilst the guest adjudicator, Matthew Rudd, made some very difficult decisions the audience enjoyed performances from two choirs, Colla Voce SVC choir led by Allyson Dobie-Oxley and Ely St Mary’s Primary School Choirled by Hazel Law.”
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The results were:
Primary Key Stage 2:
- 1 Biggest village in Cambridgeshire to get even bigger
- 2 Care home still 'requires improvement'
- 3 Bronze pig found at bottom of garden could be worth £10,000
- 4 Rapist on bail performed magic tricks for police and security guard
- 5 'Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into'
- 6 Flooding highlights outline of English Civil War fort as rain fills moat
- 7 Friendship and dating agency gets £114,000 funding boost
- 8 Jonathan Van Tam’s mum gets Covid-19 vaccination at Cambs clinic
- 9 Campaigning for those excluded from government Covid support
- 10 Homes 'siloed on edge of village like old-style council estate'
First place – Sean Trelford, electric guitar, Ely St. Mary’s.
Second place – Sophie Sadler, piano, from The Weatheralls.
Third place - Perry, vocal, from St Andrew’s.
SVC Key Stage 3:
Young Voice of the Year – Ruth Taylor (yr 9)
Runner Up Voice – Zak Potts (yr 9)
Young Instrumentalist of the year – Lauren Peck (saxophone) yr 8
Runner Up Instrumentalist – George Emms (piano) yr 7
SVC Key Stage 4:
Young Voice of the Year – Sapphire Locke (yr 11)
Runner Up Voice – Phyllida Hickish (yr 11)
Young Instrumentalist of the Year – Tom Kay (drums) yr 10
Jake Stearne (voice) yr 11
• The Stephen Kenna Award for Commitment and Dedication to Music – Katie Kirkpatrick (yr 11).