On the 9th of October, at the Malta Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, the Preliminary phase of the 9th edition of the Young Musicians Contest was held. The 10 contesants that made it to the final were: Nathan Abela, Josef Attard, Robert Buttigieg, Dylan Camilleri and Miriam Rapa from the Promising category, and Phillip Attard, Marita Cassar, Jessica Ellul, Loredana Grech and Graziella Vella from the Mature category. The Malta Council for Culture and the Arts, and the London Collage of Music are sponsoring the event. The Final Phase wil be held at the Casino Maltese on the 26th Ocotober 2012.
There will be two categories, one for contestants classified as mature and another for contestant classified as promising. There will be €1050 cash prizes to be won by the winning contestants. The overall winner will be presented with a trophy and benefit from a fortnight’s scholarship at the University of West London, London Collage of Music. Should the winner choose to take the scholarship, he/she will be givin an allowance of €1000 to cover the expenses for flights, land travel and accomodation during the stay in London.
Anyone interested to attend the final may request tickets by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org