The 54th annual festival runs from Friday 6th July to Sunday 12th August 2018

PATRICIA APPLETON TROPHY
Senior Strings Champion
Seri Ahn (1st Nominee) Cello

Runner-Up Nominee: Robert Moon (violin)
Direct Entry Nominee: Josh Helm (cello)

HUTCHISON FAMILY TROPHY
Senior Instrumental Champion
Not awarded

INFOMACE INTERNATIONAL CHALLENGE SHIELD
Most Charismatic Instrumental soloist 14-21 years
Josh Helm (cello)

MERRALL FAMILY TROPHY Junior String Champion
Regina Baek (cello)

SARAH MCDOWALL Trophy
Most Promising Junior String Competitor
Claudia Sayers (cello)

MUSIC MANIA (PUKEKOHE) TROPHY
Intermediate String Champion
Joint Winners Serena Li (violin) & Walter Xu (violin)

KBB MUSIC Trophy
Winner of Instrumental Duet
Josh Helm & Martin Meyer (cello and accordion)

BARRY FAMILY TROPHY
Junior Duet
Veronica & Caroline Bagley (flute and cello)

SCOTT MCDOWALL WOODWIND TROPHY
The most outstanding woodwind competitor at the festival
Alexander Eichelbaum (clarinet)
KAREN YANG TROPHY
Most Promising Intermediate String Player
Elizabeth Kim (cello)

G. THOMPSON CHALLENGE SHIELD
A Most Promising Instrumental soloist 14 years & under
Annie Wang (classical guitar)

PAUL G. RADDEN CHALLENGE SHIELD
Large Instrumental Ensemble Award
Majors ‘n’ Minors

DAVY MCKEE CHALLENGE SHIELD
Instrumental Small Ensemble Award (Classical)
Quartet de Vita

PAPAKURA MUSIC SCHOOL TROPHY
Instrumental Small Ensemble Award (Contemporary)
Noteable Soundz

COX FAMILY TRUST TROPHY
Best Performance in a Restricted or Under Two-Year’s Learning Class
Grayson Marsden (violin)

Senior Instrumental Regional Award
Sponsored by John Walker Music Papakura
Winner Mariko Windecker (cello)

Intermediate Instrumental Regional Award
Sponsored by Easy Store Pukekohe Trophy
Winner Abigail Johnson (classical guitar)

Junior Instrumental Regional Award
Sponsored by South Auckland Marine
Jamie Ji Woo Moon (violin)

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