The object of the Festival is to encourage participation in Music through performance opportunities and feedback within classes that is educational and encouraging. The festival is run under the umbrella of Kimichi School, Birmingham’s first specialist Music school.
Following the success of the 2016 Festival, we are delighted to announce that plans are already underway for the 2017 festival which will take place on the 11/12th March. Please find all the information you require on www.kimichifestival.weebly.com.
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OUR WINNERS!
This years festival showed us a wealth of talent in the Birmingham area. Over 40 children competed on instruments ranging from piano to harp, and the standard across all classes was extremely high. Our fantastic judges were able to provide positive, warm and helpful feedback for each person, and certificates aplenty were handed out.
The final concert was wonderful; both Richard Jenkinson and Alastair Moseley commented on the musicality of the performers as well as the hard work obviously put in. There was a real mix of ability, echoing rthe schools ambitions with regards to music in education, and the winners also encompassed a real mix of abilities.
Our final winners were:
Theo Edwards (harp)
Lydia Chen (violin)
Cecil Ma (voice)
St Alphege Girls Choir
Kimichi School is also a registered charity, no. 1149571.