The final of the 2018 Bromsgrove Young Musicians' Platform was held in the magnificent Routh Concert Hall at Bromsgrove School on Saturday, 24 February. The three adjudicators were Malcolm Green (Chairman of Adjudicators), Cathy Benson and Jamie Phillips. The competitors were divided into two sections: 9 to 13 years old, and 14 to 17 years old.
The prize winners were as follows:
Junior section: 1st Prize Ziying He (piano); 2nd Prize Rebecca Bazlov (piano)
Senior section: 1st Prize Naomi Bazlov (piano); 2nd Prize Angus Campbell Carter (trumpet)
Front row left to right, the 2018 winners and runners up: Angus Campbell Carter (trumpet - Senior section runner-up), Ziying He (piano - Junior section winner), Naomi Bazlov (piano - Senior section winner), Rebecca Bazlov (piano - Junior section runner-up).
Back row: Jamie Phillips (adjudicator), Cathy Benson (adjudicator) and Malcolm Green (chairman of adjudicators).