2017 Exam Results for AMEB : Congratulations to all eleven students who sat for the AMEB examinations in July. The results: 1A+ for Delphi Collins ( 2nd Grade Music Theatre) , 2As, 2B+s and 6 Bs , were awarded for the Standard Series 2 syllabus. Well done all!
GONDWANA AUDITIONS: 8 students from the Southcott Voice Studio gained places in Gondwana choirs this year - 300 singers are selected by audition from throughout Australia - so this was a fine achievement. Of these Dakotah Love, Lucy Quast, Stella Quast, and Oliver and Jonathan Bruhl won places in Gondwana Chorale, the top choir.
Jonathan Bruhl performed as soloist in the 2017 Capers - a regional schools event.
In November the PLC musical- "The Sound of Music" had Dakotah Love singing the lead,Maria, and Lucy Quast sang the Mother Abbess.
Lisa, Stella and Lucy Quast and Kylie Constantine sang solos and joined Fiori Musicali ( a chamber choir) in "A Ceremony of Carols" in concerts in Coffs Harbour and Armidale on 18,19 November.
Soprano Kylie Constantine performed the solo part in the Brahms Requiem with the Armidale Symphony Orchestra and the Armidale Choral Society on December 3rd. in Lazenby Hall at UNE.
Dakotah Love has been offered a place at QLD Conservatorium in classical voice and will commence her studies in February 2018.
(She obtained 15/15 for 2 of her songs and 14/15 for the third one that she sang for her HSC Extension Music performance examination. Bravo Dakotah!)