Young Musician 2019

An eleven year old Southport girl has won the Southport Young Musician of the Year competition after a glittering final attended by Sefton Mayor Councillor June Burns and Southport MP Damien Moore.

Over 75 people watched as the 13 contestants who made it to the final of the fifth annual Young Musician competition – organised by Trinity Arts and sponsored by Whittakers Schoolwear – wowed them with their performances on piano, trumpet, drums, saxophone, cello, guitar, clarinet and voice.

“Fantastic music”

John Bohanna, Area Manager of Whittakers, presented the winners’ cheque, saying, ”It’s been an enjoyable evening with fantastic music but more than anything I praise and admire the bravery of the contestants.”

Winner Xi Xi Jessica Worlock, aged 11, from central Southport, won with her vibrant piece on piano, with 16 year old Thomas Corcoran, from Churchtown, Southport, runner up on voice, and 15 year old Rachael Wells, from Hillside, carrying off Most Promising trophy for her pieces on saxophone and clarinet.

“Unbelievable”

Sefton Mayor Cllr June Burns, who presented the trophies, echoed the audience thoughts, saying “The standard of music was wonderful, and the talent and confidence of the competitors was unbelievable.”

“Outstanding”

Southport MP Damien Moore added, “The talent and ability of these young people was amazing. They have been absolutely outstanding.”

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An eleven year old Southport girl has won the Southport Young Musician of the Year competition after a glittering final attended by Sefton Mayor Councillor June Burns and Damien Moore MP. Over 75 people watched as the 13 contestants who made it to the final of the fifth annual Young Musician competition - organised by Trinity Arts and sponsored by Whittakers Schoolwear - wowed them with their performances on piano, trumpet, drums, saxophone, cello, guitar, clarinet and voice. Winner Xi Xi Jessica Worlock, aged 11, from central Southport, won with her vibrant piece on piano, with 16 year old Thomas Corcoran, from Churchtown, Southport, runner up on voice, and 15 year old Rachael Wells, from Hillside, carrying off Most Promising trophy for her pieces on saxophone and clarinet. Sefton Mayor Cllr June Burns, who presented the trophies, echoed the audience thoughts, saying “The standard of music was wonderful, and the talent and confidence of the competitors was unbelievable.” Southport MP Damien Moore added, “The talent and ability of these young people was amazing. They have been absolutely outstanding.” ... See MoreSee Less

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Heats for Southport Young Musician of the Year will be on Tuesday 2 July, beginning at 5.30pm. If you have applied but don't hear specific times from us before then please get to the church as soon as you're able. ... See MoreSee Less

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An 11 yr old is Southport Young Musician of the Year, sponsored by @WhittakersShop Sefton Mayor Cllr June Burns & @damienmooremp watched winner Xi Xi Jessica Worlock, piano; 16 yr old Thomas Corcoran runner up, voice. 15 yr old Rachael Wells Most Promising, sax & clarinet.

Would You Adam and Eve It?, a show that wowed the Edinburgh fringe, is at Holy Trinity Church, Southport, on Friday 28 June. Tickets are £10 - phone 01704 568001 or via https://t.co/H9HQ8H8jPl. Suitable for young people over 9 - they go free with a paying adult.

There's still time to get tkts for Would You Adam and Eve It? at Southport Holy Trinity Church on Fri 28 June. When Searchlight performed at the Edinburgh Fringe, the Review raved, "a must-see: friendly, frenetic and funny.” £10 - call 01704 568001 or via https://t.co/H9HQ8H8jPl.

Thanks to @champnews for promoting Southport Young Musician of the Year competition, which is seeking applicants.

If you’re a young person who can sing or play a musical instrument why not enter the Southport Young Musician of the Year competition? Those between 8 and 18 are eligible to enter the competition, sponsored by @WhittakersShop. For more info go to https://t.co/4YkOYTsGq8

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