The Edna Head Award
The Edna Head competition is via feeder classes and these are indicated on the individual syllabus. THE COMPETITOR WHO ACHIEVES THE HIGHEST MARK FROM THE FEEDER CLASSES IS THE WINNER OF THE EDNA HEAD AWARD. This competition, supported by the Rotary Club of Southend-on-Sea, is designed for players of piano, violin, viola, cello, guitar, double bass, woodwind and brass instruments, who will be 16 years or under on 1st June, 2017. Entrants will be expected to demonstrate their skill by playing a programme of their choice, to be between 10 and 15 minutes in length, showing technical and musical ability as well as enthusiasm for music.
The Edna Head competition also determines the Southend Rotary Club’s ‘Young Musician of the Year’ title which will be awarded to the highest scoring qualifying entrant who lives or attends school or college within the Southend (SS) postalcode area. He or she will have the opportunity to go forward within the progressive Rotary competition for a national Rotary Young Musician title.
The Young Musician of the Year competition is open to amateur young musicians who are not full-time musical students studying for a qualification above ‘A’ level or equivalent .
The Date for the Edna Head competition will be published soon.