Philip Attard

Award: Leggett Award

Year: 2016

Genre: Classical

Instrument/voice type: Saxophone

Location: Royal College of Music

Gozitan saxophonist Philip Attard has appeared as a soloist in several concert series and venues around Europe and the USA, including the Elgar Room at the Royal Albert Hall, St James Piccadilly, Cadogan Hall, St John Smith Square and Wigmore Hall. Forthcoming engagements include performances at as a ROSL, Tillett Trust, PLG, and Tunnell Trust Artist.

Philip has recently graduated with a Master of Music with Distinction from the Royal College of Music (RCM), where he studied with Kyle Horch. During his studies at RCM he has been recipient of various awards, including the Edward and Helen Hague Senior Woodwind Prize, the Jane Melber Saxophone Competition, the Douglas Whittaker Woodwind Chamber Music Competition, and the RCM Concerto Competition, later being awarded the 2014/2015 Savage Club Prize for the most imaginative and individual concerto performance throughout the year. Philip is also overall winner of the Wind and Percussion category at the 2016 Royal Overseas Competition and 3rd prize winner at the 2016 TWIYCA wind competition.

Philip is currently reading for Artist Diploma at the Royal College of Music with Kyle Horch.