Greenhead College – Flautist Imogen Davey

Posted on Saturday 25 February 2017 at 16:13

Flautist Imogen Davey hit all the right notes to be crowned Kirklees Young Musician of the Year.

The 17-year-old Greenhead College student impressed the audience and judges at this year’s Mrs Sunderland Music Festival at Huddersfield Town Hall.

She beat off strong competition from four other young musicians to win the coveted title.

And it was second time lucky for Imogen, from Marsden, who took part in the contest last year.  She performed Deep Blue by Ian Clarke and Trevor Green’s Picaroon Polacca.

Ray Brown, one of the festival’s organisers, commented: “She played very well and there was quite a decent audience for her.
“It was an extremely good standard and the adjudicator said that it was extremely difficult to choose somebody.”

Imogen is a member of the National Youth Chamber Orchestra and the National Wind Ensemble of Great Britain.  She has previously won prizes for her performances at St John’s Smith Square in London and further afield in the Netherlands.

As winner Imogen received £1,000 and a trophy which was presented to her following her performance at the gala concert.