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‘Musical hat trick’ for Barney pupils!

01 Apr 2021
(L-R): Evie, Anna and Lois

Well done to Barney students Evie, Lois and Anna, who are celebrating after receiving prestigious honours!

Evie, who is in the Upper Sixth, and Year 11 pupil Lois were awarded first place in the Instrumental and Singing categories, respectively, at the North East Young Musician of the Year Competition, while fellow Year 11 student Anna has secured a place at Samling Academy.

The awards for Evie and Lois follow their success at the recent Barnard Castle Rotary Young Musician of the Year Competition, when Evie took home the Best Overall Instrumentalist Award and Patricia Hartness Prize, and Lois was recognised as Best Overall Singer.

After impressing at a recent audition, Anna will attend the prestigious Samling Academy in the summer, where she will join other talented, young classical singers from across the region and receive intensive masterclass weeks under the care of world-renowned opera singers, song specialists, accompanists, coaches and actors.

Many congratulations Evie, Lois and Anna!