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Name: Edgar Bailey


Instrument: Violin



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Edgar Bailey has been a prizewinner of the Chandos Symphony Orchestra Young Musician and the Gloucestershire Young Musician Competitions in 2007. He gained 2nd prize in the Delius Society's Competition awarded by Sir Charles Mackerras, the York Bowen Prize and the D M Lloyd Violin Prize by the Royal Academy. He was a prize winner at the 2010 Haverhill Sinfonia Soloists Competition. In 2012, Edgar was a string finalist at the Royal Overseas League Competition and in 2013 was a finalist in the chamber music category.


2013 saw Edgar on the Making Music Young Artist Scheme; (winner of the Philip and Dorothy Green Award). Through this scheme he performed Sibelius and Bruch concertos and gave a number of recitals in the UK. Edgar has also performed concertos with Cheltenham Symphony Orchestra, Chandos Symphony Orchestra, Forest Philharmonic and Southbank Sinfonia.


Edgar plays on a 19th century violin originates from Cremona.