Congratulations to Emmanuel O, for taking home first prize and the prestigious Glover Cup at the Habs Musician on of the Year 2024.
The Head Boy at Haberdashers Crayford Academy wowed judges with his performance of a multi-media instrumental piece, featuring keyboard, beatbox, bass guitar, voice and loop pedal combined.
The Musician of the Year Award celebrates the musical accomplishments of Habs students and helps to deepen connections between our family of diverse Habs schools across the UK. The event brings together performers and their families, teachers and members for a wonerful occasion of high quality music for all to enjoy.
This year, Emmanuel beat of stiff competition from nine other extremely talented Habs musicians to take home first prize.
However, our four judges, Dame Jane Glover, Member of the Freedom, Alessandro Fisher, Member of the Livery, Adrian Bradbury, Member of the Freedom and Catherine Milledge, Haberdashers' Monmouth School Alumnus, were also entranced by our young contestants, each of whom delivered to an outstanding performance.
Gareth T on the drums from Adams
Rosie L singing from Borough Academy
Cairo C-S on the piano from Knights Academy
Tom H on the cornet from Abraham Darby
Sedona S on piano from Elstree Girls
Jose G on clarinet from Hatcham
Aarav R on guitar from Elstree Boys
Eleanor M on violin from Monmouth Girls
Miles T on piano from Monmouth Boys
Well done to all who performed!
Watch Emmanuel's winning performance below: