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Woodwind Category Final

BBC Young Musician 2014: the Woodwind Category Final. Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch.

After an extensive audition process, the judges of BBC Young Musician, the UK's leading contest for young classical musicians today, have announced five finalists for each of its categories - Strings, Keyboard, Woodwind, Brass and Percussion. Each performer gives a recital programme in their bid to become a BBC Young Musician Category Winner. Over 450 entries were received for the contest from musicians aged between 8-18 years old. Tonight features the five finalists in the Woodwind category, the others - Keyboard and Brass - follow on each night this week, leading up to the Semi-Final on BBC 4 on Saturday and then the Final, which we broadcast on Sunday 18 May.

The performers are:

Hannah Foster (17) - flute
Daniel Shao (18) - flute
Jessika Gillam (15) - saxophone
Nick Seymour (17) - saxophone
Sophie Westbrooke (15) - recorder

Followed by Archive Slot - a look into the archives of BBC Young Musician.

Release date:

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Wed 14 May 2014 19:30