Musical Prodigy Makes PHSG Proud

August 30, 2019

We would like to congratulate Catherine Stiff (Grade 10) who was selected as a first violinist in the Stellenbosch International Chamber Music Festival Symphony orchestra. In addition, Catherine was chosen as a University of Stellenbosch faculty member and as such played in 4 faculty concerts.


Catherine also took part in the 2019 Eisteddfod and achieved the following results:


Concerto 16 and under    A++
Recital programme 16 and under  A++
Sight reading 16 and under  A++
Duo 14 and under   A++
Duo 16 and under   A+
Quartet 16 and under   A++
Quartet 18 and under   A++
Ensemble 14 and under   A

Catherine also received the following trophies:
PMF Trophy for Best Quartet
Leo Quayle Trophy for Best violinist 16 and under
Walsh Trophy for Best overall violin sight reading
Lizelle le Roux Trophy for Best overall violin recital
Brenda Brink Trophy for Best overall violin concerto
Paganini Trophy for Best overall violin solo
Stefans Grove Trophy for Overall winner


Congratulations Catherine, this is remarkable!



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