Archive: March, 2019

  • Nantwich Youth Chior

    Hitting the Right Notes!Nantwich Youth Choir competed in both a musical theatre and open vocal ensemble class at the Newcastle Festival of Music on the 22nd March. They came second in the musical theatre category and won the open vocal ensemble class. Judge praised our soloists, demanding programme choice, use of dynamics and harmonies. Well Done!!

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  • Cheshire East School's Music Comp

    Cheshire East Schools' Music CompetitionOn the evening of Tuesday 19th March the finalists of the 2019 Cheshire East Primary Schools' Music competition took to the stage at Crewe Lyceum in front of a large and supportive crowd to showcase their considerable musical abilities and with the aim to catch the ear of the two judges, Steve Pickett (Halle’ Orchestra Education Director) and Shirley Court (Director of the Halle Children’s Choir). The finalists, Stapeley Broad Lane Folk Ensemble, The Dingle School Ensemble, The Dingle Choir, Elworth Hall Primary Choir, Bollinbrook Primary Choir, Handforth Grange Choir and High Legh Instrumental Ensemble didn't disappoint. The standard on display during the evening was there for all to see and appreciate and was testament to the huge amount of dedication the pupils had clearly given in preparation for the competition. Similarly, great credit must be given to the school teachers and ensemble leaders who had...

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  • Battle of the Bands

    On Monday 18th March, The Love Music Trust run the second Cheshire East Schools Battle of the Bands Competition in the spectacular setting of Crewe Lyceum. With entries submitted from schools across the borough, four  groups were invited to perform on the night, all giving knock out performances!The Scruffs - Sandbach SchoolBetween Thorns - All Hallows’ Catholic CollegePrimate - Alsager High SchoolMinimal Order - All Hallows’ Catholic CollegeFor their 20-minute set, each group performed at least one over song and set out to impress the two judges. On the night the difficult task of separating the bands fell to Bryan Hargreaves, (Head of Drums at BIMM (Manchester) and tutor on the RNCM Popular Music Course) and Jasper Wilkinson (Bass guitar tutor on the RNCM Popular Music Course, Producer and Composer for TV). Following four fantastic and rocking sets of music and as the judges retired to make their deliberations, the...

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  • Cheshire East Young Musician of the Year

    On Sunday 3rd March, the Cheshire East Musician of the Year competition was held at Sandbach School. We received a fantastic number of entries this year, and the day was a great success. Performers were divided into five age groups (based on school key stages), with each age group split into instrumental and vocal classes. Entrants were free to choose the piece they wished to perform, which resulted in a great variety of music during the day – from Beethoven to Broadway! Many thanks to our expert judges: Lyn Bastock, Mark Wilkinson, Nigel Stoiner and John Barber. Thank you and well done to all who took part. Particular congratulations to the category winners, all of whom received a cash prize.

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