17 year old Victor Lim from Korea, who has been a pupil at Wells Cathedral School for the last four years, has reached the piano final of the 2012 BBC Young Musician Competition. Of the original102 pianists who entered the competition only 5 now remain and the final will be held in Cardiff in March. The programme will be shown on BBC television in May.
Victor is the fifth of John Byrne’s pupils to reach the final stages of this competition. Otis Beasley(2004), David Secchi(2006) and Frederic Bager(2010) were all piano finalists and Julien Cheriyan won the piano section and was a concerto finalist in 1996.