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The Festival committee would like to thank all competitors, teachers, parents and helpers for making the 2016 Pontefract Music Festival such a great success and the Mayor, Councillor Mrs June Cliffe MBE for her attendance at our Final Evening’s Concert and for presenting the Premier Award, the R B Walker Cup, to the winner Sebastian Williman.

To all who took part, in the words of one of our adjudicators,

“You are all winners”.

Sebastian, who also won the Hartley& Worstenholme Award for The Young Musician of the Festival, receives the Premier Award from the Mayor, with adjudicator Mr Robert Marsh

Our thanks to our marvellous adjudicators, Carol Schroder, Robert Marsh and Susan Hollingworth, we couldn’t have done it without you.

The full Festival results are available here.

See the Gallery pages for more pictures from the 2016 Festival

The full 2016 Festival results are available here

 See the Gallery pages for more pictures from the 2016 Festival

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