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Oxford Music Festival 2020

A large number of St Helen’s students took part in this year’s Oxford Music Festival and there were so many wonderful performances across the two weekends, many in non-competitive classes. Not every participant can be listed here, but these are the students and groups who were placed in the competitive classes:

  • Chapel Choir won the Edmund Rubbra Choir Cup for best choir in the festival
  • Zara (L6H) won the Helen Robson Memorial Award for best light opera or musical solo in the Festival
  • Jasmine (L6G) won the Headington Folk Song Cup for best folk song solo in the festival
  • Emily (L6A) won the Michael Howard Cup for the best junior vocal solo in the festival

Zara (L6H) and Chapel Choir were both invited to perform in the festival’s final concert.

Selected winners:

Zara (L6H) – 1st place in 18 years & under light opera or musical solo

Jasmine (L6G) – 1st place in 18 years & under folk song solo

Emily (L6A) – 1st place in 18 years & under vocal solo

Giulia (10M) – 1st place in 14 years & under light opera or musical solo

Chapel Choir – 1st place in 18 years & under choir

Lower School Choir – 1st place in 13 years & under choir

Darcey (8L) – 1st place in 14 years & under vocal solo

Holton String Quartet – 1st place in 18 years & under string trio

Eaton Clarinet Trio – 1st place in 15 years & under chamber ensemble with 2–3 players

Bridgewood String Quartet – 1st place in 15 years & under chamber ensemble with 4–8 players.

Senior Guitar Ensemble – 1st place in 18 years & under guitar ensemble

Anna (U6D) – 1st place in 18 years & under local string solo

Alice (11M) – 2nd place in 18 years & under light opera or musical solo

Lauren (U6F) – 2nd place in 18 years & under local string solo

Susanna (10L) – 2nd place in 18 years & under local string solo

Tzipora (8J) – 2nd place in 12 years & under local string solo

Eliza (8L) – 2nd place in 14 years & under light opera or musical solo

Charlotte (L6C) – 2nd place in 18 years & under vocal solo

Sarah (U6E) – 3rd place in 18 years & under vocal solo

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