SEVEN young Hereford musicians are celebrating their recent achievements in passing music grade exams, reaching important first milestones in their musical lives.

At this term's session of Trinity College London music practical exams, Pass, Merit and Distinction levels were gained in the Initial exam in piano by Maggie Eaton, Heidi Fish, Amelia Gale, Bethany Khumalo, Phoebe Price and Ben Warburton.

Isaac Scot achieved a Distinction in his Grade 2 piano exam. In their exams they were assessed on their performances of three pieces, and they demonstrated their abilities in technical work and in two supporting tests.

The children are all pupils of Mrs Linda Hardwick, and they attend St Paul's Church of England Primary School, Hereford.

Further details of Trinity College music exams can be obtained from Mrs Kennedy on 01432 276676 or email