Derbyshire student wins with Claire's Dream Big Awards

NEDMC student Annabella Senior wins a trip of a lifetime to Los Angeles with the Claire's Dream Big Awards with her dream to be a world-class violinist.

Friday 6 April, 2018

Annabella SeniorCongratulations to NEDMC student, Annabella Senior, who after entering the Dream Big Awards competition with Claire's has been selected for a trip to Los Angeles this April.

Each applicant had to write a paragraph about their dreams, what they love, what they have achieved so far, what they aim to achieve and how they will do it. Annabella submitted an inspirational story and video.

Annabella's dream is to be a world-class violinist and soloist performing all over the world for millions of people. She also wants to be a humanitarian and do charity concerts donating her time and talent to benefit children's charities, cancer charities and homeless people.

She had the opportunity to perform a duet with BBC2 folk violinist of 2015, Sam Sweeney, during a folk workshop at NEDMC and was further inspired to be a world-class violinist.

Applicants were narrowed down and there was a voting period, after which Annabella was awarded one of the winning packages to travel to Los Angeles in April for the trip of a life time. She will participating in a Claire's photo shoot & being honoured at the Claire's Dream Big Awards ceremony. She will also receive a £200 Claire's shopping spree and a one to one mentoring session with a Claire's social media influencer.

Well done Annabella for daring to dream big!

More about Claire's Dream Big Awards

Find out more about Claire's and the Dream Big Awards on the Claire's website

More about North East Derbyshire Music Centre

North East Derbyshire Music Centre (NEDMC) hosts groups and ensembles for young musicians from beginner to advanced abilities in the Chesterfield and North East region of Derbyshire