Annual St Cecilia Performance Challenge held in Launceston

Three and a half days of concert competition came to a close on Sunday as the annual St Cecilia Performance Challenge had its final session.

Now in its 23rd year, more than 500 performers from around the state featured in the event, which began on Thursday.

Instrumentalists and singers had the option to enter for grade or age sections, depending on their level of achievement and experience.

Gold, silver and bronze medals were awarded to winning performers, with every entrant receiving a certificate.

Spot prizes were also awarded at the adjudicator’s discretion.

The adjudicator for this year’s Performance Challenge was Patricia Morgan from Melbourne.