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Amy-Jayne, Rotary Young Musician
Amy-Jayne, Rotary Young Musician

A TALENTED teen from Stamford Bridge has played her flute all the way to win the finals of a national music competition.

Amy-Jayne Milton fought of stiff competition to come out on top in Rotary International’s Young Musician Competition held at the Bournemouth International Conference Centre.

amy performing

amy performing

Amy-Jayne worked her way to the final by starting with club level heats before progressing onto the district competitions, then regional and on to the national final, where she played against sixteen musicians aged 15 to 18-years-old.

The final took place as part of the Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland (RIBI) conference and the following day Amy-Jayne was invited to the Young Citizens Awards were she met Terry Wogan.

She also performed at the awards ceremony which was broadcast live on the BBC News Channel.

Her mum, Allyson said she was incredibly proud of Amy:”

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Amy-Jayne, who supports ‘community music’ by performing hospices and care homes, and teaches young flautists in her spare time, want to go far with her music.

She said: “My future ambition is to become a professional flautist and I would love to be a member of a renowned orchestra and perform worldwide as a soloist.

Amy-Jayne added that she found her involvement in community music rewarding and is something she would like to do even more of in the future.