District 1190 Final 2017-18 - All Competitors

Rotary Young Musician Competition 2017
Regional Final - Sunday 25th March 2018

The Rotary Young Musician Regional Final was held at Darwen Vale High School, Darwen on Sunday 25th March 2018..

The task of organising the Regional Final this year fell to the District 1190 Young Musician Organiser, Dawn Smart.  Dawn, a member of the Penrith Rotary Club,   welcomed the help of fellow Rotarians from many clubs.  Whilst there are many to mention and grateful help was received from all, particular thanks were given to the members of the Darwen and Penrith Rotary clubs, as well as to Arthur Jones, District 1190 Treasurer and District Chair (Youth) - Shaun Ashworth.  Just as in the previous 2 rounds, the standard of the musicians was extremely high and outstanding performances were given by the following young people:

Performer
Instrument Sponsored by Rotary Club of
Izabel Forrest
Cornet
Clitheroe & Ribblesdale
Angharad Huw
Harp
Ruthin
Declan Molloy
Piano
Kirkham & Rural Fylde
Nicholas Rushworth
Alto Saxophone
Tottington & Bury West
Ellis Thomas
Piano
Colwyn Bay
Performer Vocal  Sponsored by Rotary Club of
Florence Bunday
Voice
Kirkham & Rural Fylde
Saffron Doherty
Voice
Tottington & Bury West
Angelina Dorlin-Barlow
Voice
Southport
Mia Graham
Voice
Runcorn
Gwenan Mars-Lloyd
Voice
Ruthin
Leah Montgomery
Voice
Keswick

Sadly Lille-Mai Scott(flute), sponsored by the Rotary Club of Runcorn was unable to attend.

The results were as follows:

Instrumental Winner – Ellis Thomas

Instrumental Runner-up – Nicholas Rushworth

Vocal Winner – Angelina Dorlin-Barlow

Vocal Runner-up – Saffron Doherty

The winners only will now go forward to the National Final to be held as follows:

Saturday 4th May 2019
Anglia Ruskin University
Chelmsford Campus
Michael Salmon Building
Bishop Hall Lane
Chelmsford
Essex CM1 1SQ

The runners-up will only attend this event, if the winner of the Regional Final is unable to attend for any reason.

Dawn Smart thanked the adjudicators, Ian Butterworth, Daniel Holden and Daniel Roberts, the accompanists, all Fellow Rotarians, the caterers and Rotarian friends, who had provided cakes, the families of the competitors for their support, the school and above all the performers - all of whom worked together to ensure an amazing and successful day was had by all.

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