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Rotary Young Musician Competition

A number of Moffat Academy pupils ranging from S1 to S4 took part in the first heat of this years Rotary Young Musician competition at Lockerbie. David McDonald (S4) was selected as the overall winner and progressed on to the regional finals in Annan. He then went on to represent Dumfries and Galloway at the Scottish final at Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh. 

 

David McDonald

David has had a fantastic term and shows us all that hard work and practice pay off. On top of his fantastic achievement in the Rotary Young Musician, David has also been competing in the Glasgow Music Festival achieving a fantastic award of 87 out of 100 for his violin performance and winning his accordion class. Huge congratulations to David for all of his achievements this term

National Youth Orchestra of Scotland

David McDonald and Lucy Rowan will be representing the school in the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland. This is a fantastic achievement, well done to both.