Shrewsbury School

Jacob Owen gets highest Distinction mark in Grade 8 Cello

Wednesday 22 February 2012

Jacob performing at Birmingham Town Hall last yearJacob Owen (Ch V) has just been awarded The Sheila C Freeman cello prize and a cheque for £50 from ABRSM. 

Jacob was awarded this for achieving the highest distinction mark for grade 8 cello in the Wolverhampton and  neighbouring areas in the whole of 2011.

Jacob will be performing in our Gala Concert at Birmingham Town Hall on Sunday 4th March, where he will be playing the first movement of Brahm's towering masterpiece for piano and orchestra, his Second Piano Concerto in B Flat Major. This is one of the greatest of all moments for piano and orchestra, and Jacob, one of our most talented Music Scholars 'looks set to give the peformance of a lifetime' according to our Director of Music, John Moore.

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