Talented performers shine at Carrick Music Festival

Junior members of CWA Brass Band with conductor Robin Clinton. INCT 17-011-PSB

Junior members of CWA Brass Band with conductor Robin Clinton. INCT 17-011-PSB

The curtain has come down on another successful Carrickfergus Musical Festival after more than two weeks of competition.

The annual talent showcase attracted over 1,000 entries with family and supporters swelling the number of visitors to the town.

Sam Brodison was best overall in the brass section at Carrickfergus Music Festival. INCT 17-012-PSB

Sam Brodison was best overall in the brass section at Carrickfergus Music Festival. INCT 17-012-PSB

Result: Solo for Brass under 12 yrs - 1st Zeki Kaya 86, 2nd Thomas Sloan and Erin Brown 81, 3rd Kathryn Howard 80. Solo for Brass 12-15 yrs - 1st David Sharpe 86, 2nd Michael Brodison 84, 3rd Jack Magee 81.

Brass Ensemble under 12 - St Brides Primary School 85, Dundonald PS, highly commended. Solo for Brass 16-18 years - 1st Sam Brodison 92, 2nd Leah Forsythe 89.

Solo for Any Brass Instrument - 1st Sam Brodison 92, 2nd Leah Forsythe 89. Brass Band - CWA Brass Junior Band 90. Overall Brass Champion - Sam Bradison, woodwind.

Flute under 12 - 1st Anna Officer 86, 2nd Caroline McMichael, Beatrice Toogood and Emily Wilson 85, 3rd Poppy Walker 84.

Clarinet/ Saxophone under 12 - 1st Naomi Higginson 86, 2nd Holly McConnell and Kate Donnelly 85, 3rd Josie Lawther 84.

Under 15 Oboe - Holly Hewitt 88 and also overall woodwind champion. Flute 12-15 - Eva McKee 88. Flute 16-19 - John Brodison 87.

Woodwind under 12 - 1st Victoria Prep Ensemble 86; 2nd Anna Officer, Ella Foreman and Billie McClure 85; 3rd Oakfield Primary School.

Grade 5 Piano - 1st Benjamin Dang 87, 2nd Grace Fung and Kaifuu Lia 86, 3rd Niall Poland and Ryan Joseph 85.

Grade 6 Piano - 1st William Rong 87, 2nd Amy Armstrong 86. Grade 7 Piano - 1st Laurence Li 88, 2nd Zak Thabeth 87, 3rd Robyn Chambers 85.

Piano Duet 15 yrs and under - Pippa Hamilton and Shraddha Meti 85. Grade 8 - Frasier Hickland 89 and also overall piano champion.