East of Scotland Solo & Ensemble Winners

We are delighted to share the joyous success of the East of Scotland Solo and Ensemble Contest, an event that showcased extraordinary musical talents. Please find below our outstanding winners, who truly excelled in their performances:

  • Junior Solo’s
    • Mila Dickson, St David’s Brass (Gold Award)
    • Bailey Dickson, St David’s Brass (Silver Award)
    • Beth Drury, Kinneil Youth Band (Gold Award) WINNER
    • Erin Drury, Kinneil Youth Band (Silver Award)
  • Intermediate Solo’s
    • Roxy Clark, Whitburn Youth Band (Silver Award)
    • William Tawn, Kinneil Youth Band (Silver Award)
    • Amber Gourlay, Whitburn Heartlands Band (Silver Award)
    • Tyler Clark, Whitburn Youth Band (Gold Award) WINNER
  • Junior Ensembles
    • Kinneil Youth Junior Ensemble (Silver Award) WINNER
  • Intermediate Ensembles
    • Kinneil Youth Intermediate Ensemble (Silver Award) WINNER
  • Adult Open Solo’s
    • Phil Terras, St David’s Brass
    • Jackie Brown, Bathgate Band
    • Bradley Doran, Dalkeith & Monktonhall Brass Band (WINNER)

A special thank you to our adjudicator, Keith Johnson, whose expertise and discerning judgement added a layer of excellence to the event. His dedication to the musical arts played a crucial role in the success of our participants.

We also extend our sincere appreciation to the Salvation Army Hall in Gorgie for providing a fantastic venue. Their hospitality and support created an ideal setting for our musicians to shine.

Furthermore, our heartfelt gratitude goes to our sponsors – The Clarus Network Group, Band Supplies, Harper Hall Instrument Repairs, and Polkemmet Embroidery. Your generosity made this event possible, nurturing the musical spirit of our community.

Thank you all for contributing to this memorable celebration of music, and we look forward to more successful collaborations in the future.