Competitions 66-71 lead to the Blue Ribband and a scholarship worth £3,000 from the Peggy and Maldwyn Hughes Fund.
The scholarship is open to any person born in Wales or one of whose parents were born in Wales, or any person who has lived or worked in Wales for the three years prior to 31 August 2018, or any person who can speak or write Welsh.
This scholarship was created to promote instrumental music in Wales. This scholarship is held for a year and is to be used to further the winner’s career as a musician. The scholarship cannot be won more than once.
Competitors should perform the same programme.
Individuals aged 19 and over
The competitors in the following competitions should choose a programme of at least one piece. The full programme should not take more than 15 minutes. Each competitor is responsible for their own accompanist, and no official accompanist is supplied. Four competitors from those competing in competitions 66--71 will be chosen to compete for the Blue Ribband. These competitions are held in the one centre following each other, before a panel of adjudicators.
Blue Ribband and £150 (Delwyn Tibbott, Llandaf) and a scholarship worth £3,000 (Peggy and Maldwyn Hughes Fund Scholarship, to be used to further the winner’s career as a musician)