"I thought the contest was one of the warmest and most encouraging I've ever attended, with some beautiful and creative playing too"-Gill Townsend

The fiddle contest is at 6:00 PM. In two categories - Up to 18 and over 18
Open to all comers; any style or standard welcome.

Entrants should play for a maximum of five minutes (adults) and 3 minutes (children) – any piece(s), any style, either solo or with own accompaniment.

There will be a limit of 8 adults and 5 children to enter the contest, so make sure you book a place in advance.

Please contact Pete Cooper to guarantee a place in the contest. 020 8340 7760 or email pete@petecooper.com


The winner of the 2016 senior contest was Jaya Hanley with his partner Sarah James on cello. They will be appearing on the concert in 2017

Here's the winning senior contestant from 2015, Essa Flett. As a result of her win, she appeared on the bill in 2016.


Prizes, of a number of fiddle books, are donated by Hobgoblin Music. The winner of the senior contest will be offered the opportunity to play in the evening concert


To enter the contest, contact:
Pete Cooper – 020 8340 7760
Email – pete@petecooper.com


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