St Joseph's College Ipswich student wins Colchester Rotary Club's Musician of the Year Award
A Suffolk secondary school pupil is set to be named the young musician of the year at a gala ceremony.
Alex Forshaw, 12, has won the Colchester Rotary Club's Musician of the Year Award for his huge talent at playing piano.
The Year 8 student will be presented with the award at a gala concert in Castle Park, Colchester, on May 21.
Vicki Harvey, Vice Principal Co-curricular and Head of Creative and Performing Arts at the school, said: “We are all so proud of how far Alex has come as a musician.
“He is a fantastic young pianist and we are all certain he has a bright future in the arts ahead of him.”
Alex, who said he is “so happy” to have won the award, added: “I have always loved playing music, thanks in part to my teachers who make it such a fun and engaging subject at school.”