Welcome to the web site for Rickmansworth Young Musician of the Year.  

Rickmansworth Rotary Club in association with Chorleywood Music and Three Rivers Music Society presents:

Preliminary rounds will take place before two adjudicators on the evenings of Friday 10 May 2019. Final Concert will be on Saturday 6th July 2019 at 7pm.

You can download your entry form here.

Preliminary rounds and Final Concert venue:

The Baptist Church, High Street, Rickmansworth WD3 1EH

The following prizes will be awarded:

1st Prize of £400 
2nd Prize of £200 
3rd Prize of £100

Other finalists receive £20

The winner will, if a suitable standard has been demonstrated, also be offered an opportunity to perform as a soloist with Chorleywood Orchestra.

Trophies will be awarded at the Final Concert for the best performer in each category: Piano / Harp, Strings (including Guitar), Brass, Woodwind, Percussion and Voice, subject to a minimum of three entrants performing in that category in the Preliminary Rounds.


2018 Finalists: 

(from left) Madelene Ho (Piano), Juliana Niu (Piano), Louisa Kataria (Saxophone), Harjivan Singh (Piano), Willard Carter (Cello), Alex Pullen (Marimba), Jessie Lewis (Violin) and Abi Lewis (Clarinet) 

Also featured in photo: Andrew McFarlane of Chorleywood Music (left) and Brian O'Dollier of RYMY (right)

2018 Category winners: 

Willard Carter (Strings), Emily Nicolas (Brass), Madelene Ho (Piano), Louisa Kataria (Woodwind)

Trophies sponsored by Chorleywood Music.

Our Sponsors
  • Rotary Club of Rickmansworth

    Rotary members give their time and talents to serve communities both at home and overseas. These dedicated men and women from business and professions share a common interest in helping others.

  • Three Rivers Music Society

    TRMS, a registered charity, was established in 1975. Since then it has staged concerts and recitals of the highest standards, concentrating primarily on the most promising artists in the early stages of their careers.

  • Chorleywood Music

    Founded in 2016 by Andrew McFarlane and Christine Deeley, Chorleywood Music is a community music society for classical musicians in Chorleywood and nearby villages.

Winner of RYMY 2018
Photo: Willard Carter - cellist - is the 2018 winner, is being presented his certificate and cheque by Cllr Phil Williams, Chairman of Three Rivers District Council.
Further pictures of the 2018 Finalists and previous winners are noted in the Picture Gallery.

 © 2019 Rickmansworth Young Musician of the Year
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