General Jazz singer wins top arts award By Shane Alexander - December 6, 2018 0 7 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Five exceptionally talented young musicians from Northern Ireland have been awarded the Young Musicians’ Platform Award by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and BBC Northern Ireland. Pictured are four of the recipients, classical awardee, Andrew Douglas, traditional music awardee, Martha Guiney, jazz awardee, Katharine Timoney and classical awardee, William Curran. The biennial awards aim to showcase and support the development of young musicians from the region by providing funding awards of £5,000 each to enable the recipients to spend a sizeable amount of time learning from a master musician or mentor, either in Northern Ireland or abroad. The award also includes two BBC NI broadcast performances, including one with the Ulster Orchestra. Visit www.artscouncil-ni.org Read the full article. Full story inside this week’s print edition or Login/subscribe to access our Digital Edition & App Login/Subscribe LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.