Ms Ka Youn Yoo, a musical prodigy from the United Kingdom, presented her beautifully composed “Fanfare for Antigua: Dedicated to Their Excellencies Sir Rodney and Lady Williams” at a recital and reception at Government House on July 8th. The visiting delegation, spearheaded by H.E. Karen-Mae Hill and Ms Alison Cox, Founder and Chair of Trustees of the Commonwealth Resounds, included representatives of the Purcell School for Young Musicians, Royal-Overseas League, Wells Cathedral School and Professor John Slobada, OBE. Governor General H.E. Sir Rodney Williams and Hon. Daryll Matthew, Minister of Sports, Culture, National Festivals and the Arts, welcomed and commended the visiting participants as well as the Antigua and Barbuda Youth Symphony Orchestra on their efforts to improve the quality and variety of music available locally.
Front row (Seated l-r): H.E. Karen-Mae Hill, H.E. Lady Williams, H.E. Sir Rodney Williams, Hon. Daryll Matthew.
Ms. Ka Youn Yoo (composer) is pictured standing behind Hon. Daryll Matthew
Standing: Instructors and pupils from the visiting delegation.