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NEWS FROM HAMPTON

BBC Young

Musician

He will now compete in the Brass Finals in the

hope of reaching the overall finals taking place

in May at the Birmingham Conservatoire.

Will started playing the Cornet at the age of

eight, and soon added the Trumpet and then

Flugelhorn.

By the time he was 12 years old, Will was the

youngest member of the National Youth Brass

Band of Great Britain. No stranger to

the

BBC Young Musician

competition, he also

reached the category finals at the age of 13.

Upper Sixth Former Will Thomas

has been named as a category

finalist in the

BBC Young

Musician 2018

.

Musicians performed a range of

solo and ensemble pieces at the

Woodwind Concert.

There were outstanding contributions from

Thomas Knollys on Clarinet and Oskar Jones

on Saxophone, alongside pieces by the Flute

Group, Clarinet Ensemble and Wind Quintet.

Woodwind

Concert