Rotary Young Musician

Posted on: 14/12/2015

Congratulations to all students who participated in the local heat of the Rotary Club Young Musician Competition 2015.  Eleven pupils, who participated in the local round held at Great Torrington School on Tuesday 1st December, pushed their nerves aside to take part in the competition. This is the first year that Great Torrington School has participated in the competition and we are so pleased with the high standard of singing and playing. 

Judges: Rob Paynter from Share Music, and Zoe Cartlidge, professional musician, had their work cut out in determining the best vocalist and instrumentalist.  Their constructive comments to all of the participants will put them in good stead for future rounds or competitions and performances. 

We would like to thank the Rotary Club of Torrington for running such a wonderful event to showcase the talent and skills of the young people of GTS.

All performers certainly provided a very enjoyable evening. 

A special well done for winning this local round goes to Rees Parkhouse (Drumming instrumentalist) and Rose Mason (Vocalists) who now go on to the regional heat of the competition which will be held in Plymouth in the New Year. 

Mary Miskovic

Instrumental

Violin

Stilling Reeling based on Blair Atholl.
George Frideric Handel, Hornpipe

Rees Parkhouse

Instrumental

Drums

Figure it out by Royal Blood
Mohair Mountain Joe Bennett & Kung Fu

Emma Moulton

Instrumental

Piano

Bear Dance—Nicola Podgornov
The Nights—Avicii

Rebecca Miskovic

Instrumental

Flute

Gavotte Sport—Mike Mower
The Music of the Night—Andrew Lloyd Webber

Coral Shortridge

Vocal

 

Read all about it—Emily Sande
Someone like you—Adele

Trinity Hickford

Vocal

 

Writing’s on the Wall—Sam Smith
Superstition—Stevie Wonder

Alice Hayward

Vocal

 

I feel fine—The Beatles
Half a World away—Oasis

Kelsi Hill-Meldrum

Vocal

 

Nina – Ed Sheeran
All of me—John Legend

Ellie Benson

Vocal

 

Pumped up kicks—foster the people
All I want—Kodaline

Rose Mason

Vocal

 

Chandelier—Sia
Night Before—The Beatles

Emily Herbert

Vocal

 

Lonely People—Orla Gartland
Lay me Down—Sam Smith

 

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