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King’s Lynn Academy Student Wins Music Award

Posted in KLA News

A student at King's Lynn Academy has been awarded a prestigious music prize by The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. 

Alastair Legg, 14, won The Frances M L Willden and Margaret D Willden Prize for the year ending December 2013.  This annual award is made to the Norfolk violin student obtaining the highest marks in grade 8 violin examination during the preceding 12 months. 

KLA Student wins Music AwardAlastair said: "I am thrilled to receive this award in recognition of my recent exam, and would like to thank my teacher, Mr David Montgomery, who has taught me violin since I started playing music at the age of nine. I hope it will help me with my plans to study music at college in the future."

Alastair is currently the youngest member of the locally based Norfolk Symphony Orchestra and he regularly plays in the Norfolk County Youth Orchestra.

Principal Craig Morrison said “we couldn’t be prouder of Alastair’s achievement and fully support his aspirations for the future”.