RPS Instrument Purchase Grant 2019 | £1,000 towards a Flute
Breony Watson is in her second year of undergraduate study at Leeds College of Music, studying classical flute with Helen Wilson and second study classical saxophone with Sarah Markham.
Before studying in Leeds, Breony was active in many ensembles in the Derbyshire and Staffordshire area, including the City & County Youth Wind Band for Derbyshire, performing in festivals such as the National Concert Band Festival. Since beginning her university studies, Breony has enjoyed performing in chamber ensembles and is currently working towards performances as a part of a flute and bassoon duo.
Through her studies in Leeds, she has taken part in masterclasses with accomplished orchestral musicians such as Yu-wei Hu, Amy Green and Noemi Gyori and is looking forward to performing in various competitions over the coming year, including the Kirklees Young Musician of the Year competition at the Mrs Sunderland Festival.