Girls' High Violinist Excels

September 30, 2018

Huge congratulations to Catherine Stiff for her exceptional results at the 2018 Pretoria Eisteddfod! 

Catherine received certificates for the following items:  Concerto (A++); Recital (A++); Sight reading (A++); Duo 12 and under (A++); Duo 14 and under (A++); Duo 16 and under (A+); Trio (A); Quartet (A+); Quintet (A++) and Ensemble (A++).

Catherine also managed to walk away with several trophies: Pro Arte Alphen Park trophy for best violinist 14 and under; Brenda Brink Trophy for best violin concerto; Paganini Trophy for best violin solo overall; Walsh Trophy for best sight-reading; Hugh Arundel Trophy for best piano and string ensemble; Pleyel Trophy for best duo; Betty Pack Trophy for best ensemble and Stefans Grove trophy for the overall winner.

In the SASMT National ensemble Competition, she was placed 3rd in the 13 and under section, and 2nd in the 16 and under section. Well done, Catherine!




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