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KES music scholars scoop prizes

Congratulations to KES music scholars Mike and Emmy Huang who achieved multiple success at the recent Southampton Music Festival.

Emmy won the Chappell Challenge Cup (Baroque or Classical 14 years and under) and the Trinity College Challenge Cup (Romantic 14 years and under) whilst Mike won the Janet Sherbourne Cup (Romantic 18 years and under) and the Whitwam Trophy awarded to the most promising pianist of the year and was invited to perform in the Festival Concert. Jointly, Mike and Emmy won the Anne Harris Challenge Cup (Chamber Groups including Duets).

Mike also claimed the title Young Musician 2014 awarded by the Southampton Choral Society to a young musician who has made an outstanding contribution to music in the city.  He was invited to perform a cello solo in their concert in St Mary's Church.