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This year, three CMA students have been playing in the National Children’s Orchestra, and four in the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. Three CMA members will be attending the Purcell School next year- many congratulations to Sophie, Edward and Vivek!
Wycombe Orpheus Festival
Congratulations to all the CMA members who were honoured with prizes at the Orpheus Festival of Young Musicians over the last two weekends. Beccy Howitt and Alice Martin (pictured) shared the Senior Vocal Award (no, not an argument- a passionate duet!)
In total, eleven CMA members were first in their class, with two runners-up, fourteen third places and four Highly Commended. The full line-up was as follows:
- Encouragement: 1st: Sophie Rogers, Highly Commended: Sara Ahmed
- Junior Brass: 1st: Alasdair King, 2nd: Elysia Yap
- Junior Strings: Highly Commended: Jasper Good and Charlie Rose
- Junior Vocal: 1st Jasper Good
- Senior Brass: 1st: Oliver Munby, 2nd: Matthew Clark
- Senior Piano: 1st: James Cozens, equal 3rd: Megan Cave and Will Rose, Highly Commended: Sophia Ahmed
- Senior Vocal: equal 1st: Alice Martin and Becky Howitt
- Senior Woodwind: 1st: Arya Pourkarimi, 3rd: Alice Martin
- Senior Ensemble: 1st: Quintessence (piano quintet including Will Rose, Megan Cave and James Cozens,) 3rd: RGS Trad Jazz Band (James Cozens, Matt Clark, Sam Starkey, Max Tagg, Arya Pourkarimi, Kristian Herath, Oliver Munby, Cameron Goodman and Dan Kimberly) 3rd: Abelice (Alice Martin and Becky Howitt)
Instruments wanted/for sale
If you’re buying/selling please let us know and we’ll post your details here. (CMA members only.)