The 2019 Competition was held from 9th-13th April; again generously hosted by Bromsgrove School. In the Preliminary Round, competitors from around the world were auditioned; twelve were selected to play in the Semi-Final on 12th April. The Finalists’ Concert was held at 7.00 p.m. on Saturday 13th April, and the result was as follows:
1st Prize (£6,000): Hyungi Lee (Marimba)
Finalists' Prize (£3,000): Maxim Kinasov (Piano)
Finalists' Prize (£3,000): Oliver Wass (Harp)
Sir John Manduell Prize (£1,000): Michael Matthews (Guitar)
Accompanists Prize (£500): Matthew Leung
Our 2019 finalists and adjudicators: Meurig Bowen (Chairman of Adjudicators), Noriko Ogawa (Adjudicator), Lorna Neill (Adjudicator), Matthew Leung (Accompanists' Prize), Maxim Kinasov, Oliver Wass, Hyungi Lee (first prize winner), Michael Matthews (Sir John Manduell Prize).