The four finalists in our Composing Competition.
100 Years OnFreddy Wickham is a keen musician and composer in his last year of secondary school. Aside from composition work at school.…more
PrefaceLeo Geyer is a 22-year-old London born composer and conductor. He studied on the prestigious Joint Course at Manchester.…more
Night FlightSebastian Skelly is 19 years old, currently in his second year of a degree course in Creative Music Technology at the University.…more
Approaching BristolGeorge Owen was born in Poole in 1995. At the age of 5 he began cello lessons with Hungarian count Josef Koos, ex-Principal .…more
28 November 2014 - Apothecaries' Hall, London
The Finalists' Concert was held at the Apothecaries' Hall on Friday 28th November in front of an invited audience including HRH Prince Davit, the Head of the Royal House of Georgia.
The Compositions were performed by the English Young Artists' Sinfonia, conducted by Robert Pepper MBE.
- Felix Mendelssohn: Overture - The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave)
- Freddy Wickham: 100 Years On
- Leo Geyer: Preface from Materia Medica
- Sebastian Skelly: Night Flight ( Listen)
- George Owen: Approaching Bristol
- Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A major
Compositions were judged on the night by the three judges, Edward Gregson, Richard Clews and Gonzalo Acosta and after some deliberation a winner was chosen.
The successful composition was Preface from Materia Medica by Leo Geyer.Listen to Night Flight by Seb Skelly