The Cossington Concert Trust
PUBLISHED: 10:47 15 February 2013 | UPDATED: 22:14 26 February 2013
Following the retirement of Artistic Director Julie Anne Sadie and Chairman David Goode after a wonderful decade of recitals, The Cossington Concert Trust is back with a new team and a new focus.
Following the retirement of Artistic Director Julie Anne Sadie and Chairman David Goode after a wonderful decade of recitals, The Cossington Concert Trust is back with a new team and a new focus. Chaired by Stephen Bell, former Director of Music at Queens College Taunton, the Cossington Concert Trust will concentrate on the Cossington Young Musicians Fund (CYMF), which has made awards to over 60 young Somerset musicians in the past five years to a total of 20,000.
The CYMF begin the 2013 season with a Showcase Concert in Cossington Village Hall on Friday 15 March at 7.30pm by three outstanding young musicians who have benefitted from the fund. The musicians, all pupils at Wells Cathedral School, are Joseph Pritchard from Frome (cello), Mollie Brown from Portishead (bassoon) and Kirsty Chaplin from Wells (harp and piano).
Showcase Concert - Friday 15 March 7.30pm
First Audition - Wednesday 10 April
Countess of Munster Trust Concert : Manus Noble - Saturday 25 May 7.30pm
Nancy Carr Competition - Sunday 30 June 2.30pm
Second Audition - Wednesday 10 July
Nancy Carr Prize Recital by Phoebe Tarleton - Sunday 6 October 3pm
Third Audition - Wednesday 13 November