Sedbergh musician gets top marks in piano exam

A Sedbergh School musician has wowed examiners by achieving the highest marks in the North West in her piano tests at Grades 6, 7 and 8.

Ella Seymour, 15, received a special award recently, having completed her Grade 8 exam in March.

Ella’s father, John Seymour, is a music teacher and housemaster at Sedbergh. He said, ‘The gratifying thing is when hard work pays off. Ella worked hard for her exam and those efforts have been rewarded.’