Success for students at National Eisteddfod Monmuothshire 2016

Published on 9 August, 2016

Congratulations to several of our students on their success at the National Eisteddfod this year:

Boys’ Solo Under 16 years – 1st Tegid Goodman-Jones / Tutor Ann Atkinson

Girls’ Solo  16-19years – 1st Tesni Jones / Tutor Ann Atkinson

Piano Solo Under 16 years – 3rd Gwydion Rhys / Tutor Sioned Webb

Strings Solo Under 16 years – 3rd Gwydion Rhys / Tutor Nicki Pearce

Boys’ Solo Under 16 years  – 3rd Gronw Ifan Elis Griffith / Tutor Mary Lloyd-Davies

Boys’ Solo 16-19years – 3rd Gwern Brookes / Tutor Sian Wyn Gibson

Congratulations also to singing students Leisa Gwenllian and Fflur Davies for winning third prize in the Cerdd Dant Duet under 21years and to Math Roberts for winning the John Weston Thomas memorial prize on the triple harp for the third year running.

Huge congratulations to Ela Haf, the daughter and pupil of our brass tutor Dylan Williams, on winning the Instrumental Blue Riband for those under 16 years and to our ex-student Gwyn Owen for winning the Instrumental Blue Riband for those aged over 19 years. Congratulations also to Gwyn on being awarded an MA degree with distinction from the Royal Academy of Music, London. We look forward to following his professional career. 

It was great to see so many of our students, tutors and friends competing as members of choirs and parties, performing in various events and accompanying during the week.

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