Flute, player Sarah Quakrat, impressed judges to win the prestigious National Youth Orchestra of Scotland Staffa award.

The 22-year-old gave a stunning performance at the city's Freemasons’ Hall to win the £3000 prize.

She performed alongside cellist, Stjepan Hauser, who won third prize last Wednesday. The second prize was given to trumpeter Philip Cobb.

Edinburgh Evening News.1st June 2009.

This year's NYOS Staffa award were again sponsored the Grand Lodge of Scotland


(Scanned from the newspaper, apologies for the poor quality - Ed.)