Carnwath Piano Scholarship 2016 Winner: Sophia Dee

Congratulations to Sophia Dee who has been awarded the Carnwath Piano Scholarship for postgraduate study for 2016/17.
Sophia began her musical studies at the age of six, and is currently studying for her postgraduate degree at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama with Joan Havill, supported by Help Musicians UK, The Countess of Munster Musical Trust, the Martin Musical Scholarship Fund and the Innholders’ Company. ¬†Sophia often participates in masterclasses given by internationally-renowned musicians including Vladimir Ashkenazy, Emmanuel Ax and Angela Hewitt, and regularly performs around the UK. ¬†She has won several prizes in the last few years, including the piano section of the Royal Over-Seas League Music Competition, the Manchester International Piano concerto Competition for Young Pianists, and the Junior Intercollegiate Beethoven Competition of the Beethoven Piano Society of Europe.