The BSME Young Musicians of the Gulf Competition continued on Wednesday with sixteen Soloists and six Ensembles competing in the Semi-Final for a coveted place in the Grand Final. The Semi-Finalists played in front of a highly appreciative audience in St Christopher’s School Hall, Saar and, following the adjudicator deliberations, Lead Adjudicator, Penny Stirling announced the names of the musicians invited to play in the Grand Final at the Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea and Spa Hotel on Thursday 28 January, starting at7.00pm. The musicians who are to be invited to play in the Grand Final on Thursday evening are:

Ensembles (in alphabetical order)

1. La Camerata-The British School, Kuwait

2. McLachlan Ensemble-Sharjah English School

3. Piano, Violin and Cello Trio-St Christopher’s School

Soloists (in alphabetical order)

1. Anna Graham-The British School Al Khubairat, Abu Dhabi(Piano)

2.Hai Wei Li-The British School, Kuwait(Piano)

3.Sara Morris-The British School Al Khubairat, Abu Dhabi(Violin)

4.Mian Shahmir Samee-Dubai College(Flute)

5.Zahid Siddiqui-Dubai College(Voice)

6.Isabel Snaas-Dubai College(Voice)

For tickets for the Grand Final and more information, please contact 17605000