Solo Performer of the Year

Solo Performer of the Year

Scottish Young Musicians Solo Performer of the Year is a new Scotland-wide music competition open to everyone who’s learning to sing or play an instrument in school. It is Scotland’s only music competition where funding and expertise is offered to every school and Local Authority, giving all pupils in the country the chance to take part.

2022 Winner Announced

After an incredible performance of Claire de Lune by Debussy at the National Finals, Juliet Robertson was announced as the winner of 2022 Solo Performer of the Year. 

The 14-year-old pianist is an S2 pupil from Dunblane High School and started playing piano when she was four years old. She is a part of RCS Juniors and has previously competed in Japan and Scotland.

The runners up were Yuan Wong (an accordionist from Renfrewshire) and Ben Dickinson (a French horn player from East Renfrewshire).

Find out more about the 2022 Competition >>



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The William Syson Foundation is delighted to support Scottish Young Musicians in the launch of these competitions. The musical education of thousands of young people will be enriched as a result and we know that our financial contribution will give excellent value for money.

Maureen Morrison
Cellist, Trustee of The William Syson Foundation

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