St Helena : St Helena: END OF YEAR CONCERT HELD AT PRINCE ANDREW SCHOOL
Submitted by Saint Helena Herald (Public Relations Information Office) 27.07.2013 (Article Archived on 24.08.2013)
To celebrate the end of another school year, Prince Andrew School held its annual End of School Concert and Melodrama Evening on Friday 19 July 2013
END OF YEAR CONCERT HELD AT PRINCE ANDREW
To celebrate the end of
another school year, Prince Andrew School held its annual End of School Concert
and Melodrama Evening on Friday 19 July 2013. Those who participated included
the lunchtime and after school musical groups, the GCSE music group, the after
school Melodrama Club and Made in St Helena (the School’s rock band).
Head Girl Eira Stevens hosted the
evening and introduced the acts. Also attending were, Cathy Hopkins, Flute and
Clarinet tutor and Pastor Graeme Beckett, Trumpet tutor.
Although entrance was free, money
was donated generously by the public to put towards the School’s fund for music
education. There was also a sale of CDs with the talents of the Schools very
own vocals group.
Paul Starkie, Head Teacher of
Prince Andrew School, opened the evening by welcoming members of the public and
guests, including HE Governor Capes, accompanied by Mrs Capes. Paul said that
they were in for “a musical feast”.
There was a challenge for most
students, as those who were part of the GCSE Music group performed a solo for
The Melodrama Club provided
entertainment to the audience by performing “I Wish I Was Our Sammy” and
excerpts from “Blood Brothers” - both by Willy Russell.
The evening was rounded off with a
performance by Made in St Helena, with the group singing Emeli Sande’s “Next to
Music teacher and director of the
evening, Teeny Lucy commented:
“I am very pleased with the
concert overall, especially the standard of the performances from the students.
They’ve worked hard over the past year learning various instruments, plus choir
and drama. They produced an enjoyable evening for all. With the money collected
from purchasing of the vocals CD and the donations on the night, there is a
total of over £300. being put towards the music education fund.”
23 July 2013