We were very proud of Purcell pupil and National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain Leader, Millie Ashton, for accepting an award and performing on behalf of the NYO at the Royal Philharmonic Society Awards this week!

Millie’s place at Purcell is supported by a Government Music and Dance Scheme Scholarship. She studies violin with Alda Dizdari and piano with Caterina Grewe.

The Purcell School is well represented in the NYO this year, with eight pupils in the orchestra.