Chloë Ellen Jones is sixteen years old and has been playing the flute for nine years. She has been studying for the last four years at the Junior RNCM under the guidance of Jonathan Rimmer and is Principal Flute of the JRNCM Symphony Orchestra and the Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and plays for the National Youth Chamber Orchestra of Great Britain.
Ceferina Penny is a sixteen-year-old Soprano, who is now in her second year with the Junior RNCM, where she is the vocalist for the New Music Ensemble. She has performed since 2011, both at home and abroad, with the National Children’s Choir of Great Britain. At the JRNCM she studies voice with Jenny Heslop, who formerly taught her at Manchester High School for Girls, where Ceferina is a year twelve pupil.
Ellis Thomas is sixteen years old and lives in Llandudno, North Wales. He has been playing the piano since the age of six and is in his fourth year at the JRNCM where he currently studies piano with Manola Hatfield and violin with Mary Hofman. Next April he will make his concerto debut, performing Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto No 1 with the St. John’s Festival Orchestra in Chester.
Students appear by kind permission of the Royal Northern College of Music.