Barney Wilkinson

Award: Ian Fleming Award

Year: 2016

Genre: Classical

Instrument/voice type: Tenor

Location: Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Barney is training at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, where he was accepted onto the 3 year BA Musical Theatre course in September 2015. In his first year Barney was selected to perform in the Gala opening of Glasgow's Theatre Royal where he played Tenor Saxophone in an 'Our House' medley. In his second year Barney was also selected to play Alto Saxophone in the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland's annual pantomime 'Dick Whittington'. During his time at the Conservatoire, Barney has also written, directed and performed in a new musical entitled 'Notes to Self'. Barney is thrilled and proud to have been selected to receive a Help Musicians UK Fleming Award. The award will help to fund his third year of training.