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.