Harrogate Competitive Festival 2015: Weekend one results

Harrogate Ladies' College (s).
Harrogate Ladies' College (s).

The first weekend of the Harrogate Competitive Festival - hosted by Harrogate Ladies’ College - started strongly with over 450 performers covering disciplines including spoken verse, acting and prepared reading as well as performances on a variety of instruments.

Classes saw the winners of earlier classes competing against each other to decide the overall winner.

Results

Ernest Hopper Trophy: Jonny Vaux, Saxophone, Harrogate; Christopher Richmond Memorial Trophy: Maddy Colbourn, Flute, Harrogate; Speech & Drama Championship: Jamie Lock, Solo Acting, Knaresborough; Thomas Trophy: Maria Marshall, Cello, York.

Individual class winners

Verse speaking Age 12 & 13: Olivia Cuthbert, Harrogate; 14 & 15: Gemma Felton, Nosterfield; 16 & over: Kitty Watson, Knaresborough; Sonnet Class Age 13 to 15: Rowena Lloyd; 16 & over: Megan Gilbert, both Knaresborough; Entertainment Class Age 13 to 15: Gemma Felton, Nosterfield; 16 & over: Stephanie Newell, Knaresborough; Solo Acting Age 12 & 13: Emma Belward, Harrogate; 14 & 15: Sam Daltry, Knaresborough; 16 & over: Jamie Lock, Knaresborough; Acted Scene Age 16 & over: Louise Henry, Charlie Phillips & Jessica Woodward, Harrogate; Solo Acting – Shakespeare Age 15 & under: Megan Walker, Harrogate; 16 & over: Kitty Watson, Harrogate; Devised Drama 5 or more players Age 12 & over: KSSD New Seniors, Knaresborough; 15 & under: Megan Walker, Harrogate; Group Drama 5 or more players Age 15 & under: KSSD Wednesday Intermediates, Knaresborough; 19 & under: ACTAcademy UK, Harrogate; Group Speaking 10 or more speakers Age 19 & under: ACTAcademy UK, Harrogate; Prepared Reading Age 12 & 13: Vicky Graham, Knaresborough; 14 & 15: Megan Walker, Harrogate; Age 16 & over: Caitlin Mawhinney, Knaresborough; A Talk On Any Subject Age 11 & over: Emily Belcher, Harrogate; Repertoire Class Year 9 & under: Anna Beever, Harrogate;

Bach Prelude & Fugue Class Open: Felix Kirkby, York; Unaccompanied Bach Class Open: Ben Messenger, York; Chamber Class Open: Dragon Saxophone Octet, Harrogate; Chopin Class Open: Phillip Howarth, Harrogate Concerto Class Year 13 & under: Maria Marshall, York; Family Class Open: The Mead Family Singers, Harrogate; Sonata Class Open: Phillip Howarth, Harrogate; Twentieth Century Class Open: Felix Kirkby, York;

Classical Guitar Year 6 & under: Milan Singh, Leeds; 9 & under: Emma Audsley, York; Open: William Kenny, Leeds; Classical Guitar Ensemble Year 13 & under: Las Cuerdas Trio, Oldham; Novice Ukulele Open: Naomi Shimwell, Harrogate; Pedal Harp Elementary Grade 1 to 3: Seina Todd, Cottingham; Pedal Harp Advanced Grade 6 & over: Megan Humphries, Nr. Ripon; Pedal Harp Grade 4 & 5: Grace Heaversedge, Cottingham; Harp Ensemble Open: Aeolian Quartet, Cottingham; Harp Duet Open: Katie Jankinson & Keri Tsang, Cottingham; Lever Harp Advanced Grade 6 & over: Lily Kirkby, Cottingham: Lever Harp Elementary Grade 1 to 3: Siena Todd, Cottingham: Lever Harp Grade 4 & 5: Iris Greaney, Cottingham; Piano Solo Year 4 & under: Alice Loring; 5 & under: Robert Kidd; 6 & under: Eleanor Kidd; 7 & under: Max Dunn; 8 & under: Hannah Shimwell, all Harrogate; 9 & under: Alexander Abrahams, Ripon; 10 & under: Martin Parker, Leeds; 13 & under: Felix Kirkby, York; Open: to include Diploma Holders: Jean Wildman, Shipley; Age 50 & over: Jean Wildman, Shipley; Open: Jean Wildman, Shipley; Piano Duet Year 6 & under: Sophie McHugh, Holly Bletcher & Sarah Waghorn; 9 & under: Hannah Shimwell & Millie Harris; 13 & under: Daniel Taylor & Joshua Taylor, all Harrogate; Piano Trio Year 6 & under: Sophie McHugh, Holly Bletcher & Sarah Waghorn, Harrogate;

Descant or Treble Recorder Solo Grade 1 or 2: Janey Thorne, York; Grade 3 or 4: Annabel Baxter, Harrogate; Grade 5 or 6: Rosella Pinckney, York; Grade 7 or 8: Tara Hill, Harrogate; Descant or Treble Recorder Solo Grade 5 or 6: Rosella Pinckney, York; Grade7 or 8: Grace Caton, Harrogate; Recorder Duet Year 6 & under: Jessica Townsend & Beth Harrison, Harrogate; Recorder Group Year 6 & under: Dringhouses Primary School, York; Clarinet Solo Grade 1 or 2: Alexis Jagger; Grade 5 or 6: Flo Clarke, both York; Grade 7 or 8: Tara Hill, Harrogate; Flute Solo Grade 1 or 2: Matilda Tasker; Grade 3 or 4: Evie Collard; Grade 5 or 6: Maddy Colbourn, all Harrogate; Grade 7 or 8: Milly Smith, Brough; Saxophone Solo Grade 7 or 8: Jonny Vaux, Harrogate; Saxophone Solo Eb & Bb Grade 3 or 4: Grace Malone, Harrogate; Grade 5 or 6: Olivia Robinson, York; Oboe or Bassoon Solo Grades 1 to 4: Emma Hain; Grade 5 or 6: Caitlyn Mitchell, all Harrogate; Grade 7 or 8: Isabelle Scott, Wetherby; Woodwind Group Year 10 & under: St. Aidan’s Junior Flutes; 13 & under: Dragon Saxophone Octet, both Harrogate; Woodwind Solo Open: Stephanie Frankland, York; Novice Woodwind Class Open: Sarah Scott, Harrogate; Woodwind Duet, Trio or Quartet Year 6 & under: Sarah Glen, Holly Bletcher & Sarah Waghorn; 8 & under: Annabelle Stanford & Annabelle Dowell; 10 & under: Caitlyn Mitchell & Victoria Roch; 13 & under: Dragon Woodwind Quartet, all Harrogate;

String Solo Grade 1 & 2: Beatrice Roberts; Grade 3: Isabella Watson, both York; Grade 4 & 5: Valentina Mountain, Leeds; Grade 6: Isabelle Betts, York; Grade 7 & 8: William Clark, York; Open: Maria Marshall, York; String Duet, Trio or Quartet Year 10 & under: Selby Music Centre String Quartet, York; Open: Daniel Taylor & Joshua Taylor, Harrogate; String Group 5 or more players Year 10 & under: Harrogate Ladies College Lower School Strings Group, Harrogate.