Welcome to the latest edition of Purcell’s Weekly Highlights!

Senior School Concerto Competition Finalists

We are delighted to be able to announce the names of the finalists in the Senior School Concerto Competition.

Strings: Laura (violin, Year 12), Jayden (cello, Year 13), Elsa (viola, Year 12), Dorian (guitar, Year 12), Catherine (viola, Year 13), Yinong (violin, Year 12)
Woodwind: Chelsea (oboe, Year 13), Alex (oboe, Year 13), Lily (clarinet, Year 12)
Piano: Magdalene (piano, Year 12), Deniz/Lily (piano duo, Year 13), Billy (piano, Year 13)

Finals Week begins on 17th May, with each event being held in the CP Hall. Please see dates and times below.

Strings Final: Monday 17th May at 5pm
Woodwind Final: Tuesday 18th May at 7pm
Piano Final: Wednesday 19th May at 7pm
Grand Final: Sunday 23rd May (time TBC)

The Finals are open to all Purcell staff and students to attend. The standard is dazzlingly high this year, and we are looking forward to a fantastic competition.

XIV International Volodymyr Krainev Competition for Young Pianists 2021

Year 9 pianist Phoebe has become a Prize Winner in the XIV International Volodymyr Krainev Competition for Young Pianists 2021. Not only did she take Third Prize but she was also awarded The Special Prize for the Best Performance of a Classical Piece. Our congratulations to Phoebe on this fantastic achievement.