Awards for Young Musicians

Giving talent a chance

Patron: Zeb Soanes

Zeb Soanes is a familiar, trusted and authoritative voice across BBC Network Television and Radio.  Zeb joined AYM as a patron in 2013 because he’s keen to add his voice to giving young people a chance to reach their musical potential.

Zeb is a Radio 4 Newsreader and regularly puts the nation to bed with the Shipping Forecast; he was invited to read the forecast at the Olympics to a worldwide audience of over a billion. On Television his voice launched BBC FOUR,  he made a film about famous voices for The Culture Show and is a regular presenter of the BBC Proms. Recently he narrated a series of documentaries for the Dr Who 50th anniversary and played the Voice of God in a special live broadcast of Britten’s opera Noye’s Fludde to celebrate the composer’s centenary.

Photo: Dan Hall