Congratulations to young Saxophonist, Jess Gillam on her success in the Woodwind Section of the BBC's Young Musician of the Year 2016 Competition last week.
Jess, who is a member of the Junior RNCM, gave a stunning performance of "Fujiko", one of Andy Scott's compositions which was televised on BBC4 last week and gained her a place in the Final of the Competition to be held in May.
Andy comments: "I am delighted for Jess, she is a very talented player and she works extremely hard and I am particularly proud that she chose to play one of my compositions. I wish her every success for the final."
This is the first time a Saxophonist has been part of the final line up of the competition.
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