BBC Young Musician keyboard winner announced

The first result of the 2016 competition is in

Published: April 8, 2016 at 8:00 pm

15-year-old Jackie Campbell has won the keyboard category final of the 2016 BBC Young Musician competition. Campbell beat four other competitors aged between 13-19 – including fellow Chetham's School of Music pupil Yuanfan Yang – to win the category. He will now go on to compete against four other category finalists, whose names have not yet been announced, for the chance to play in the BBC Young Musician final.


The keyboard category adjudicators were pianists Leon McCawley and Llyr Williams, and the chair of the jury was composer Dobrinka Tabakova.


The woodwind category final will be broadcast on BBC Four at 7.30pm on 15 April 2016. For more information please go to the BBC Young Musician website. To watch the keyboard final on iPlayer, click here.

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