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Charlie Wells
Congratulations to Charlie Wells on his excellent achievement in music composition. Charlie’s ‘The Joy of the Night’ has been selected as one of the winners for this year’s National Fanfare Competition. This month Charlie will attend mentoring workshops to finalise his composition before it is recorded by the Australian Youth Orchestra. Charlie’s composition will be broadcast at professional venues around Australia in 2022.

Well done Charlie!

Chamber Groups Success
Two of our chamber groups won awards at the Adelaide Eisteddfod on 5 August at the Capri Theatre.

The following students are to be congratulated for winning their section of the Junior String Ensemble with a time limit of 10 minutes against strong competition from Concordia and Prince Alfred College:

  • Timothy Suyapto (Year 9) on the violin
  • Mathew Lok (Year 8) on the piano
  • Thomas Teh (Year 7) on the cello

The following Year 10 students are to be congratulated for coming third in their Senior String Ensemble division with a time limit of 12 minutes:

  • Jonathan Harris on the cello
  • Gary Peng on the piano
  • Cameron Johnson on the clarinet

We look forward to hearing these students perform prior to the Rex J Lipman public lecture featuring guest speaker Australian of the Year, Grace Tame, in September.

Mr Philip Walsh
Director of Music