NEWS FROM HAMPTON
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
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
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
Musicians performed a range of
solo and ensemble pieces at the
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.