Young musicians prepare for Essex-wide competition finals in Ongar

Competition has total prize money of £1,600

Competition has total prize money of £1,600

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Talented young musicians will battle it out later this month to win a place in the final rounds of an Essex-wide competition.

Instrumentalists and singers aged 25 and under were invited to enter the Essex Young Musician of the Year.

Semi-finalists will be whittled down to four finalists and an eventual winner during the event at Budworth Hall in High Street, Ongar, on July 6.

The semi-finals begin at 2pm with the final at 7.30pm.

The performances are assessed by a panel of five professional classical musicians and there are six prizes available for entrants of different ages with a total prize money pot of around £1,600.

The entrants include four pianists, three singers, clarinet, oboe, flute, trombone, violin and cello players.

To purchase tickets please call Janet Pope on  01763 248342, email or buy on the door for £7.

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