Thursday, 28 April 2016


Final European Soloist Competition

28 April 2016 - 20.00-22.15 > Conservatoire de Roubaix

As the level of playing in the first and second round was extremely high by all participants, the jury selected 4 players out of the 24 musicians who will perform the set piece for their instrument at the Final of the European Soloist Competition accompanied by the Brass Band Nord Nord Pas-de-Calais tonight. The Final will form the first half of the Thursday evening concert. The European Youth Brass Band will perform at the second half, followed by the award ceremony.


finalists ESC


The finalists are (in alphabetical order):

William Birrer - (baritone)
with brass band: Concerto for baritone - Martin Ellerby

Sophie Binet-Budelot – (Eb-horn)
with brass band: Fantaisie concertante - Philip Wilby

Jérémy Coquot (cornet)
playing with brass band: Concerto for Cornet and Brass Band - Torstein Aagaard- Nilsen

Adélaïde Ferrière (marimba)
playing with brass band: Concertino for marimba - Creston


Jury: Russell Gray, Steven Mead, Thierry Deleruyelle, Michel Becquet and Thierry Thibault

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