Junior Musicians Through to BBC Semi-Final

Junior RNCM students Jess Gillam and Andrew Woolcock are through to the Semi-Finals of the BBC Young Musician of the Year competition.

Saxophonist Jess, aged 17, won the Woodwind category of the annual competition, held at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama between 6 – 10 March, while 16-year-old Andrew reigned victorious in the Percussion category.

Jess Gillam

The Semi-Finals will be broadcast on BBC 4 on Saturday 7 May, with the Final taking place on Sunday 15 May.

Congratulations also go to Helen Krizos, whose pupil Jackie Campbell, currently studying at Chetham’s, won the Keyboard Section Final.

26 April 2016