Stoney Fiddlers celebrate award

Stoney Fiddlers and Devin with the trophy
Stoney Fiddlers and Devin with the trophy

The Aberdeen and North East of Scotland Music festival saw a excess of winners from the Mearns area.

The Stoney Fiddlers were awarded the Innes Challenge cup for Scottish Orchestra Open at the North East Scottish music festival.

Other winners included Devin Roberts from Gourdon in the violin solo nine-and-under. Lathallan Sschool and Mearns Academy both won in the choir category, while Fishermoss School band won in the Group Music making.

In piano, Laura Ritchie from Stonehaven received awards in the solo 10-and-under and baroque solo while Bethany Crockett of Newtonhill received awards in the piano category for Bach solo open and Chopin solo open.

Ruaraidh Wishart from Stonehaven was joint first in the treble recorder solo open and won the descant recorder solo open. In the vocal category, Anna Clark from Portlethen won in the vocal solo girls 14-15.