ROSL ANNUAL MUSIC COMPETITION: Solo Wind and Brass Section Final won by Sirius Chau, flute
Sirius Chau flute won the 68th ROSL Annual Music Competition Wind, Brass & Percussion Section Prize on Tuesday 11 February and was awarded £5,000 and a sought-after place at the Gold Medal Final on 1 June 2020. In a line up of exceptional competition, Sirius wowed the audience and judging panel alike.
Appointment of the Royal Over-Seas League’s Patron in Australia
The Chairman of the Royal Over-Seas League (ROSL) Mr Alexander Downer AC is delighted to announce the appointment of the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd.) as ROSL’s Patron in the Commonwealth of Australia.
67th ROSL ANNUAL MUSIC COMPETITION: Gold Medal and £20,000 prize awarded to trombonist Kris Garfitt
Last night saw Kris Garfitt trombone, win the Gold Medal and first prize of the ROSL Annual Music Competition and prizemoney of £20,000. This is the third year a Wind and Brass section winner has gone onto win the top prize. Kris and his fellow competitors, William Thomas bass, Joseph Havlat piano and Roberto Ruisi violin performed at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in front an esteemed industry panel of adjudicators, led by Professor Gavin Henderson CBE.
ROSL AMC Gold Medal Final - Watch the stars of the future
The Gold Medal Final of the 2019 ROSL Annual Music Competition on 30 May, 7pm will see four soloists, winners of our Section Finals, compete for the coveted Gold Medal and first prize of £15,000. Kris Garfitt trombone, William Thomas bass, Roberto Ruisi violin, and Joseph Havlat piano will perform in front an esteemed industry panel of adjudicators, led by Professor Gavin Henderson CBE, Principal of the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
The Honourable Alexander Downer AC appointed as new ROSL Chairman
Lord Luce, President of the Royal Over-Seas League (ROSL) announced today on behalf of the organisations’ Central Council, that the Honourable Alexander Downer AC will be the next Chairman of the Royal Over-Seas League.
ROSL ANNUAL MUSIC COMPETITION: Mixed Ensembles Section Final won by The Hermes Experiment
The Hermes Experiment, made up of Héloïse Werner soprano, Marianne Schofield double bass, Anne Denholm harp, and Oliver Pashley clarinet won the 67th ROSL Annual Music Competition Mixed Ensemble Section Prize on Tuesday 19 March and were awarded £10,000. They will now go on to perform at the Gold Medal Final on 30 May 2019. The Hermes Experiment’s 20-minute programme of Gareth Wood, Freya Waley-Cohen, Stevie Wishart, and Meredith Monk wowed the audience and judging panel.