Held at Builth Wells High School on Saturday 1st February, Sophie, who represented Brecon Rotary Club on the Area 9 final after winning the club competition in November, will now go forward to the Rotary district final which is being held in Ebbw Vale in March.
Major (Retd) Derek Adams of Brecon Rotary Club said: “The competition as always was a very high standard. Sophie displayed no nerves at all and delighted everyone with her performance.”
Sophie was presented with her winner’s certificate at the event by Welsh Liberal Democrat leader Kirsty Williams, AM for Brecon & Radnorshire. The event is open to young people aged 11-17 and aims to give them experience of performing music on a public stage.
Public performance is something that the Christ College Music Scholar is thrives on. At the end of last year, sixth former Sophie, from Aberystwyth, competed in the GwylCerddDant in YstradFflur, Ceredigion. Giving what was described as ‘a very tender and sensitive performance’, Sophie was placed third in the Under 21 competition.
Sophie sang ‘Scrifen-y-Tywod’ by Iwan Williams to the cainc ‘Mynydd Bach’ by Bethan Bryn.Scrifen y Tywod tells the story of the Middle East Conflict and the adjudicator commented on Sophie’s very effective interpretation of the work.
Sophie is taught CerddDant by Bethan Bryn and has competed at National level since she was 8 years old.She is a member of the National Youth Choir of Wales and the National Youth Training Choir of Great Britain.
AS part of a national project linking schools with local museums and galleries, Christ College Brecon has teamed up with The Regimental Museum of The Royal Welsh and Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art Gallery to engage the children in local history with a focus on…Read on
After two rounds of auditions Georgiana Griffiths-Evans is celebrating being offered a place at one of the most prestigious drama institutions for acting, the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. This is George’s first audition. Speaking after receiving the news yesterday, Georgie said…Read on
The Music department are delighted to announce that children in Years 4 to 6 will be involved in an outreach programme delivered by BMus students at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama. This programme has been tailored for children in Years 4-6. The…Read on