Former York College student in national BBC brass final

Ryan Watkins

Ryan Watkins

Updated in News

A FORMER York College music student is in final of BBC2 Young Brass Award today.

Ryan Watkins, 20, went to Barlby High School and studied A Levels in music and music technology at York College, he progressed to the Royal Northern College of Music in 2012.

Andrea Hayden, team leader for music at the college said: “Ryan was a fantastic music student, he entered into everything within the music department and was a gifted player and talented composer.

"He beat off stiff competition to gain a place at the Royal Northern College of Music and he has continued to do very well. Everyone in the department wishes him good luck for the BBC2 Young Brass Award final on today.”

The BB2 Young Brass Award final will be broadcast is being broadcast today.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree