What is the Maidstone Young Musician Competition?
Maidstone Young Musician (MYM) is an annual competition and performing opportunity for talented young musicians, held in Maidstone.
Maidstone Young Musician is run by the Rotary Club of Maidstone Dawn Patrol.
Maidstone Young Musician 2024 – Ameli Sakai-Ivanova
The 8 most promising young performers (school age) from the Maidstone Music Festival 2023 were chosen as finalists in the Maidstone Young Musician Competition 2024.
It was held at Invicta Grammar School on Saturday 20 January 2024 at 7.00pm.
The three adjudicators were Malcolm Riley (organist/pianist/choral conductor), Nicola New (horn-player) and Nicci Whitaker (cellist).
Last year’s Young Musician Alma-Constance Denis-Smith and the MYMS choir under Ciara Considine also performed.
Competition Winner: Alma-Constance Denis-Smith
Competition Winner: Oliver Moh
Competition Winner: Hannah Runting
Competition Winner: Daniel Pengelly
Competition Winner: Matthew Hua
Competition Winner: Joseph Pickard