The Interline Music Competition - Shireburn win for the first time ever!
From left to right:
Ben, Emily, Olivia, Phoebe, Zebe, Jack, Tobias, Joseph and Sebastian.
The Stonyhurst St Mary's Hall Interline Music Competition took place in May in the Centenaries Theatre, and was adjudicated by Mr Robin Coulthard, a former Music Advisor to Trafford Borough Council (after being Head of Music at several schools) and a professional organist. There were excellent and confident performances from all the competitors and the winning line (for the first time ever in the competition!) was Shireburn.
The winners of each class:
Junior Piano Solo (Grades 1 - 3) ~ Ben R (Figures/Year 7) Cha Cha Cha
Junior String Solo (Grades 1 - 3) ~ Olivia W (Figures/Year 7) Violin: Putting on the Ritz
Junior Wind Solo (Grades 1 - 3) ~ Zebe G (Rudiments/Year 8) Clarinet: Carol (Trad. French)
Vocal Solo (Open)~ Emily A (Rudiments/Year 8) Scarborough Fair
Percussion Solo (Open) ~ Tobias D (Upper Elements/Year 6) On Fire
String Solo (Grades 4+) ~ Sebastian D (Rudiments/Year 8) Violin: Youngster’s Dance (Szelenyi)
Wind Solo (Grades 4+) ~ Joseph M (Rudiments/Year 8) Euphonium: Londonderry Air (Trad. Irish)
Piano Solo (Grades 4+) ~ Jack R (Figures/Year 7) Maple Leaf Rag (Scott Joplin)
Ensemble ~ Phoebe P and Emily A (Rudiments/Year 8) Vocal Duet
With thanks to the visiting music teachers for preparing their pupils to take part, to all performers, to Miss Allen the Director of Music and the adjudicator, Mr Coulthard.