On Wednesday 15th January Awen Blandford (EDH UVI), Harry Sargeant (M UVI) and Henry Newbould (Ch V) performed in the semi-final of the Shropshire Concerto Competition, held at Concord College.
Both Awen (cello) and Harry (trumpet) were chosen to go through to the final, in which they will each be performing a concerto with the Shropshire Sinfonia in the Alington Hall. Awen will be playing Haydn’s Cello Concerto and Harry will playing the Trumpet Concerto by Alexander Arutunian.
This is the third successive year that two of the School’s musicians have reached the final of this competition.
Below l to r: Harry Sargeant, Awen Blandford, Henry Newbould