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Winter Concert

December 20th, 2019

On the last Thursday of term, Music School brought the autumn term to a close with their annual Winter Concert.

Twelve music ensembles performed over the course of the evening, playing a wide variety of genres to an audience comprising of students, staff, parents and friends of the School. The concert, opened with Partido Alto by Samba Band, was compered by the students.

The audience heard a jam session by the Jazz Band, Schubert’s Marche Militaire performed as a piano duet by Giannis in Year 13 and Ms Wild, Purcell’s Rondeau from Abdelazar by the strings ensemble and Jones’s Soul Bossa Nova by the brass ensemble and Samba Band.

There were several vocal performances from two of the four School choirs including Riu Riu Chiu sung in medieval Spanish and Lilly Allen’s Somewhere Only We Know.

Performances from the School bands, Hair, FretWrx and House Band, showcased both vocal and instrumental skills of their members.

The concert concluded with an orchestra’s performance of Mars from The Planets by Holst and A Christmas Festival by Anderson.

 

Orchestra performing A Christmas Festival

 

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