Chesterfield Competitive Festival of Music & Drama (Re-launched 2010)
The 2011 Festival
More than 150 singers and instrumentalists of all ages took part in the annual Chesterfield Music Festival.
They received constructive feedback from two professional adjudicators at the festival in Rose Hill United Reformed Church and at Elder Yard Unitarian Chapel.
An All-Winners concert was held at the end of the Festival, where three trophies were awarded.
The Trophy for ‘Instrumentalist of the Festival’ was awarded to Fiona Whittingham;
The trophy for ‘Vocalist of the Festival’ (donated by Chesterfield Gilbert& Sullivan Society) was awarded to Becca Booker;
A new trophy for ‘Choir of the Festival’ (donated by Chesterfield Co-operative Choral Society) was awarded to Aurora Ladies Choir;
Derbyshire Times article
2011 Festival performers hit high note Published on: 20 May 2011
The 2011 Winners
These are the winners of each class
Vocal Solo 9 years and under: Phoebe Dennison
Vocal Solo 11 years and under: Chloe Toyn
Vocal Solo 13 years and under: Alice Howland
Vocal Solo 15 years and under: Emma E Jones
Vocal Solo 17 years and under: Harriet Glynn
Vocal Solo 13-16 years: Emma E Jones
Vocal Solo 17-21 years: Katie Lockwood
Vocal Solo over 21 years: Julie Fletcher;
Opera and light opera vocal solo 18 years and over: Mike Spriggs.
Musical/Walt Disney Vocal Solo 10 years and under: Georgia Chapman
Musical/Walt Disney Vocal Solo 12 years and under: Chloe Toyn
Musical/Walt Disney Vocal Solo 14 years and under: Hannah Walker
Musical/Walt Disney Vocal Solo 16 years and under: Becca Booker
Musical/Walt Disney Vocal Solo 17 years and over: Katie Lockwood.
Sacred Song Vocal Solo, all ages: Jason Allan
Popular song vocal solo 15-17 years: Sophie Lisi.
Piano solo 8-9 years: Phoebe Dennison
Piano Solo 10-11 year: Daniel Barnes
Piano Solo 12-13 year: Hannah Walker
Piano Solo 14-16 years: Jennifer Bristow
Piano Solo 17 years and over: Fiona Whittingham.
Electric Guitar 15 years and over: Daniel Lisi.
Woodwind Solo 12 years and under: Indira Khine-Short
Woodwind Solo 13-15 years: Megan Johnson
Woodwind Solo 16-18 years: Jennie Schofield
Woodwind Solo 19 years and over: Leanne Tingay.
Brass Solo 12 years and under: Cameron Watts
Strings solo 12 years and under: Charlotte Hand.
Two Discipline Solo 12 years and under: Charlotte Hand
Two Discipline Solo 13-18 years: Rachel Walpole.
Piano Duet both players 17 years and under: Kate and Hannah Walker
Piano Duet both players 18 years and over: Judy Day and Sue Rughani.
Instrumental Group 13 years and under: Music ‘n’ Stuff Junior Ensemble
Instrumental Group 13 years and over: Music ‘n’ Stuff Senior Ensemble.
Junior Choir/Vocal Group 11 years and under (over 30 members): Bamford School Junior Choir
Junior Choir/Vocal Group 11 years and under (up to 30 members): Grassmoor Primary School.
Intermediate Choir/Vocal Group 11-18 years: Brookfield Girls Choir
Senior choir/vocal group mixed ages: Aurora.