Musicians shine in Band competition

Two students have performed exceptionally well at the Auckland Band Association Solo and Ensemble Competition held at beginning of August.

Emily Sullivan (pictured above right) is in Year 9. She plays trumpet in WSO, WCO and sings in Cantare choir.  Makeleta Tuipulotu (pictured above left) is in Year 11 and plays euphonium in WCO, and sings in Cantare and Choralation choirs.

Competing against brass and percussion players from across the Auckland region the results were:

Slow Melody Under 16-yrs-old
Makeleta 1st
Emily 3rd

Not Slow Melody Under 16-yrs-old
Makeleta 2nd Equal
Emily 2nd Equal

Duet Under 19-yrs-old
Makeleta’s duet 1st

Ensembles Under 19 -yrs-old
Emily’s ensemble 1st
Makeleta’s ensemble 2nd

Well done to both students on these tremendous results.

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