Reading Phoenix Choir are delighted to announce that the winner of the Walter Hussey Competition 2020 is Blake R Mitchell, with his stunning composition ‘Where Sky Meets Sea’. 

The runner up is Abby Chow for her composition of Bethlehem receives an award of £200 whilst the winner, Blake R Mitchell receives an award for £500 for ‘Where Sky Meets Sea’. 

The choir performed the World Premiere of ‘Where Sky Meets Sea’ as a highlight of the New Horizons concert, at the Great Hall, University of Reading on Saturday 5th March.

See the interview by Rebecca de Bruin, with Blake Mitchell on YouTube

You can listen to a recording of Where Sky Meets Sea by the Reading Phoenix Choir on Spotify