Isobel Daws, one of the UKs leading young trombone players is celebrating her latest success in winning the 'Young Talents Tenor' and ALIUD special prize at the prestigious Swisstbone competition. Her fellow RAM bass trombone collegue Angus Butt won the 'Student Bass Trombone' category.
The Royal Academy of Music student is currently studying with Matt Gee and Peter Moore and is no stranger to the brass band world as a member of the Friary Band.
The event attracted over 130 entrants from across the world in its four different categories.
Isobel beat a host of outstanding rivals with her twin performances to claim a three day recording session at the Aliud recording studios with 2 days editing and mastering and the resulting tracks and artwork for a release onto streaming platforms.
It is the latest major success for the former Chetham and Purcell School of Music student, who won the BBC Radio 2 Young Brass Award in 2017 and the 2018 Brass Category of the BBC's Young Musician of the Year competition. In 2019 she won the Don Lusher Prize at the Brass in Concert Championship.
The event attracted over 130 entrants from across the world in its four different categories4BR
Modestly she simply said on her Facebook page that she was "delighted"and "so happy to have won this great opportunity."