In 1984, it founded the prestigious competition to find the Essex Young Musician of the Year under the generous patronage of John Lill.
Many famous artists have performed for the Club. These include Dame Eva Turner,
John Lill CBE. the distinguished Essex-born pianist and Ongar Music Club president, has generously supported the competition and has consented to the awards being in his name.
The 2019 competition will be held on Sunday 7th July and full details will be announced on the Essex Young Musician of the Year page in January 2019 as well as on the Essex Young Musician of the Year Facebook page. This year's competition will be of a slightly revised format and will likely take place on just the 7th July.
Jamie Cochrane, Essex Young Muasician of the year 2018, gives his winner's recital.
Not to be missed!