Milton Keynes Young Musician of the Year Competition 2020
took place at The Venue MK on Saturday 14 March 2020
Guest judges Roger Crocker and Stephen Bell
The Milton Keynes Young Musician of the Year competition is part of the annual Milton Keynes Festival of the Arts for Dance, Music and Drama, Milton Keynes' largest and longest-running annual festival of performing arts for amateurs of all ages and levels of ability and is sponsored by Kawai Pianos.
You can download the 2020 concert programme here
The young musicians selected to take part were:
Emily Abbott Violin
Rebecca Bazlov Piano
Harry Scott-Burt 'Cello
Reese Carly Manglicmot Piano
Eddie Hughes Violin
Max Pritchard Trombone
Jonathan Parapadakis Piano and Saxophone
The Young Musician event is a showcase for up to 8 performers chosen from
that year's music festival who are aged 18 or under and are selected by
the committee and music festival adjudicators.
The 2020 competition showcased the above exceptional young musicians
who all played a sophisicated programme enjoyed by all. Both judges were
unanimous in their decisions and highly complimentary about each performers'
Each performer was presented with a finalists' trophy, certificate and prize
money and pianist Rebecca Bazlov was awarded the title of Milton
Keynes Young Musician of the Year 2020. 'Cello player Harry Scott-Burt was
awarded second place and third place awarded to violinist Eddie Hughes.
Congratulations to all performers for their winning performances.
The winner of this year's Milton Keynes Young Vocalist was Emma Harrington who superbly
performed three songs, accompanied by Adrian Boynton, whilst the judges deliberated over each
Many grateful thanks to Kawai Pianos who generously provided one of their beautiful concert
grand pianos for our performers’ and accompanists’ use.
To be considered for the 2021 Young Musician showcase all you have to do is to
enter our 2021 festival - syllabus will be downloadable in August 2020.
Entries must be received by 31 December 2020 latest.