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Born in Scotland in July 1987, Nicola started playing the violin when she was just four years old. By the time she was 10, she was studying at the word-famous Yehudi Menuhin School in Surrey and went on to win BBC Young Musician of the Year in 2004.
Born in London in 1980, Jack Liebeck made his first public appearance at the age of 10, when he played another prodigious young music talent - Mozart - in a BBC TV production. He went on to study the violin at the Royal Academy of Music, graduating in 2003 and has since performed in concertos and recitals around the world.
Welsh singer-songwriter, actress, TV presenter, mother and household name - Charlotte Church rose to fame as a child as a classical crossover singer before branching out in pop music in 2005. She has sold over 10 million albums worldwide.
Mezzo-soprano Faryl Smith shot to fame when she appeared on ITV's Britain's Got Talent in 2008. She signed a huge six-figure recording contract with Universal Classics and Jazz and her debut album 'Faryl' going to become the fastest selling solo classical album in British chart history.
The 13-year-old trombone player from Manchester became the youngest ever winner of the BBC Young Musician of the Year competition when he won in 2008. Born to a brass-playing family, Peter took up playing the trombone when he was six and currently holds the position of principal trombone in the National Children's Band of Great Britain.
Born March 1977, Natalie started playing the cello at the age of six. She went on to win the BBC Young Musician of the Year competition when she was 16, and has since been awarded a number of prestigious music awards including the Classical BRIT Award for Young British Performer in 2005.
Named 'the Wayne Rooney of the clarinet' by The Telegraph, Julian Bliss is an established soloist at the tender age of 19. He has played with some of the UK's top orchestras including the London Philharmonic and City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and collaborated with artists such as Joshua Bell and Steven Isserlis.
Tyler Rix is a spiky-haired, charismatic saxophone player from Watford. Born in January 1993, Tyler began playing the saxophone at the age of 9 and quickly progressed, winning the Junior Guildhall's most prestigious annual prize, The Lutine Prize in July 2008. Prior to taking up the Saxophone, football was Tyler’s thing, having been selected to play for the famous West Ham Academy, the source of talent for many of the current England team.