Jayson Gillham was named winner of the 2011 Robert William & Florence Amy BrantInternational Pianoforte Competition at Town Hall on Saturday.
Gillham wowed the judges with a programme of Brahms, Ligeti and Chopin in a 40 minute recital. He wins a prize of ï¿½3000 plus performance opportunities at a variety of prestigious venues including Town Hall and Symphony Hall, Birmingham. Second prize winner Gintaute Gataveckaite received a prize of ï¿½2000, while third prize winner Nafis Umerkulova was awarded ï¿½1000.
Further information about this year?s competition can be found here: http://www.thsh.co.uk/page/news/judges-prepare-for-prestigious-brant-prize/