Highlights of 2016

 

Roshnay Britz was a Soloist at Hugo Lambrechts Concerto Festival in 2016. Roshnay received an A for Gr 5 Unisa Assessment Evaluation and a B for Gr 6. She took part in several masterclasses and received Highest Honours and Honours at Stellenbosch Eisteddfod. Roshnay participated in the Pieter Kooij Music Competition in 2015-2016.A new saxophone was sponsored to her by Rutgers School of Business, Camden for her general participation in music. She is a Member of the Senior Wind Orchestra and this year she was a soloist at Goodwood College with their Cunsumer studies classroom launch.

 

Keon Muller passed his Royal Schools Gr 5 clarinet exam with 130/150, his Unisa saxophone Gr 4 exam with 95% and was placed on the role of honour. He was chosen to perform at Stellenbosch Eisteddfod Prize Winner’s Concert and was awarded the Rhenish Primary School trophy for the Best Junior Clarinet player.

In addition to these achievements he received the Laerskool Eikestad trophy for the highest achievement in his category and the Matthew Reed trophy for Best Junior Saxophone player. Keon performed as a soloist at the Hugo Lambrechts Prestige Concert and was awarded the Department Trophy and shared the Adopt a Muzo prize in recognition of his achievements

 

Emilio February

Emilio was awarded the Stellenbosch Eisteddfod trophy for the Best Percussion player together with diploma awards for his performances. He was invited to play at the Prize-winners concert.

This year he received an invitation from The Kwa-Zulu Natal Philharmonic Orchestra to perform Hofmeyr’s Concerto for Merimba with them. Unfortunately he had to turn down this wonderful offer due to matric examinations.

The Centre’s 30th Anniversary Competition took place in June this year, where he was chosen as the overall winner. At the Pieter Kooij Competition he reached the final round and received the prize for the best performance of a Baroque work.

Emilio took away the prize for the Best South African Work at the National Youth Music Competition and went through to the final round. The overall third prize was awarded to him as well as the category prize for Other Instruments.

He has performed at a number of solo concerts such as: Fundraising Concert for Overseas Tour on the 14 August at Hugo Lambrechts, Kleinmond House Concert on 21 August.

Emilio was a member of the Percussion Senior Ensemble, Mass Percussion Ensemble, Hugo Lambrechts Symphony Orchestra, Hugo Lambrechts Senior Woodwind Orchestra

Emilio received the Parow Trophy from Hugo Lambrechts Music Centre in recognition of his achievements in 2016 together with the Percussion Department trophy and was awarded the Adopt a Muzo prize for the third year running.

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In the News…

Roshnay Britz was chosen to be a soloist at Hugo Lambrechts Concerto Festival this year in August.

Keon Muller passed his Royal Schools Gr 5 clarinet exam with 130/150 and his Unisa saxophone grade 4 exam with 95% placing him on the roll of honor. He was selected as a soloist at Stellenbosch Eisteddfod Prize Winners Concert and was awarded Rhenish Primary School’s  cup for the best Junior Clarinet player. Keon was awarded the Laêrskool Eikestad’s Cup for the highest achievement in his category and the Matthew Reed Cup for Best Junior Saxophone Player.

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17th Annual Jazz Festival

Clinton played lead trumpeter in his high school band at the 17th Annual Jazz Festival. It was a proud moment, after playing at the Artscape Theatre with various other school bands, when they were the only school chosen to perform at the main event on the Manenberg Stage.facebook-20160330-092543 (1)

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Glancing Back at 2015’s Musical Successes

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EMILIO FEBRUARY – PERCUSSION       (17yrs, Elsies River)

  • EXTERNAL BOARD, SUBJECT AND MUSIC CENTRE EXAMINATIONS 2015:

 

    • UNISA Grade 8 Practical                                 DISTINCTION                        – 83%
    • UNISA Grade 6 Theory                                               PASSED
    • Pinelands High School                                     May: Subject Exam                  -90%
    • Pinelands High School                                     November: Subject Exam        -88%
    • Hugo Lambrechts Music Centre           Year Report                                                     -91%
    • TROPHIES, BURSARIES AND MERIT AWARDS 2015:
      • Best Senior Percussionist @ Stellenbosch Eisteddfod
      • Student of the Year @ Hugo Lambrechts Music Centre
      • Awarded Diploma and nominated for Adopt-a-Muzo Prize @ Hugo Lambrechts
      • Adopt-a-Muzo Award @ Hugo Lambrechts Music Centre
      • Departmental Trophy: Percussion @ Hugo Lambrechts
      • Merit Award for outstanding achievements in 2015 @ Hugo Lambrechts
  • PARTICIPATION IN COMPETITIONS 2015:

 

      • Semi-finalist in the International Art Society Percussion Competition in ITALY
  • Finalist in the National Music Competition where he PREMIERED Concerto per Marimba e Orchestra D’Archi by Hendrik Hofmeyr, received the category prizes for Other Instruments as well as Best South African Work

 

      • Performed as soloist at Hugo Lambrechts Concerto Festival
  • ORCHESTRA AND CHAMBER MUSIC PARTICIPATION:

 

      • Member of the Hugo Lambrechts Percussion Ensemble
      • Member of the Hugo Lambrechts Symphony Orchestra
      • Member of the Hugo Lambrechts Concert Wind Band
      • Pinelands High School Wind Band
  • Hugo Lambrechts Ensemble Concert
  • SOLO PERFORMANCES:

 

      • Hugo Lambrechts Percussion Concert
      • Marimba Soloist at the Hugo Lambrechts Concerto Festival
      • Soloist @ the Hugo Lambrechts Prestige Concert
      • Percussionist for the Pinelands High School production of Sound of Music
      • Percussionist for the Pinelands High School production of My Fair Lady
      • Marimba soloist with the Pinelands High School Senior Wind Band
      • Various Chamber Concerts @ Hugo Lambrechts Music Centre
  • CAREER OBJECTIVE:
  • To study BMus majoring in percussion at the University of Stellenbosch, SA

 

 

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Highlights 2015

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HIGHLIGHTS OF MUSICAL ACHIEVEMENTS 2015

The students on the Adopt a Muzo programme continue to make us proud. Well done to all the students and keep up the hard work!

 

 

Strings

Estée Adams-Violin

  • Passed Trinity Gr 6 with 86%
  • Participant in the Stellenbosch eisteddfod
  • Member of the Hugo Lambrechts Symphony and Senior String orchestras

 

Woodwind

Shannon Scrimgeour-Oboe

  • Performed at Several concerts with Durbanville Primary School Choir including the final of the ATKV competition in Port Elizabeth
  • Performed at the Ensemble Concert at Hugo Lambrechts Music Centre
  • Received 2 cum laude diplomas at Tygerberg International Eiseteddfod and performed at the gala concert
  • She wrote her Unisa Grade 5 theory this year and is performing her Royal Schools Grade 7 practical exam later this year
  • Shannon was awarded a full scholarship to take part in the Franschhoek Mountain Chamber Music WorkshopKeon Müller-Clarinet
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  • Performed as soloist at Stellenbosch eisteddfod prize giving concert and was awarded the Rhenish Primary School cup for the Best Junior as well as the Laerskool Eikestad trophy for the highest junior achievement
  • He was awarded silver and gold medals for the Kaapse Afrikaanse Eisteddfod
  • Participated in the Samro Hubert van der Spuy National Music Competition
  • Member of the Hugo Lambrechts Junior Wind Band
  • Performed at the Monte Vista Primary School Music Concert

 

Tarren Pedro-Bassoon

  • Passed Trinity Gr 8 with 89% and Royal Schools Gr 8 with 89%
  • She received a full bursary to participate in the Stellenbosch International Chamber Music Festival
  • Participated in the National Youth Music Competition
  • Tarren was sponsored by the South African National Youth Orchestra (SANYO) to attend master classes with Dr Liesl van der Merwe and Penny Fraser and was offered an invitation to apply for tertiary studies at North West University.
  • She participated in masterclasses with Sarah Burnett and Lecolion Washington at Hugo Lambrechts Music Centre
  • Member of the Hugo Lambrechts Symphony Orchestra and Cape Town Philharmonic Youth Orchestra
  • Performed in various concerts with Kingsmore Choristers, UCT symphony orchestra, fundraiser events and for the Medical Faculty Gala Concert

 

Jean Botha-Bassoon

  • Passed Trinity Gr 6 exam with 80% and wrote his Unisa Gr 4 theory exam this year
  • Awarded 2 Gold diplomas and performed and received the senior double reed trophy at Stellenbosch eisteddfod – as well as two cum laude diplomas and the woodwind trophy at the Tygerberg International Eisteddfod where he performed at the Gala concert.
  • He was a recipient of a full bursary to attend the Franschhoek Mountain Chamber Music Workshop.
  • Participant in Master classes with Sarah Burnett at Hugo Lambrechts Music Centre
  • Performed with Cape Town Philharmonic Youth Orchestra
  • Jean is a member of the Hugo Lambrechts Symphony Orchestra and Senior Wind Band and Bellville High School Symphonic Wind Band.

 

Roshnay Britz-Saxophone

  • Roshnay received an A vir Unisa Assesmment Evaluation
  • Took part in several masterclasses
  • Received Highest Honours at Stellenbosch Eisteddfod
  • Took part in the Pieter Kooij Music Competition
  • Was sponsored a new saxophone by Rutgers School of Business, Camden for her general participation in music
  • Member of the Junior Wind Orchestra

 

PERCUSSION

Emilio February

  • Passed Unisa Gr 8 with 83%
  • Awarded the trophy for the Best Percussionist at the Stellenbosch Eisteddfod
  • Performed as soloist at Hugo Lambrechts Concerto Festival
  • Semi Finalist at the International Percussion Art Society Competition in Italy
  • Finalist in the South African National Youth music competition where he was appointed the winner of his category and won the prize for the best rendition of a South African composition.
  • Member of the Hugo Lambrechts Percussion Ensemble
  • Member of the Hugo Lambrechts Symphony Orchestra and Senior Wind Band
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In the News…

Roshanay Brits auditioned for the Pieter Kooij Music Competition 22 August.

Keon Muller performed at the Monte Vista Primary school music Concert  on 8 September.

Esteé Adams passed her grade 6 violin examination with 87%

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Spotlight on Shannon

Shannon performed with the Durbanville Primary School Choir at the ATKV Competition in Port Elizabeth earlier this term. The performance was a great success and the experience of being the first in her family to travel by air rendered her speechless.

On 22 August Shannon participated in the Tygerberg International Eisteddfod and received 86% and 89% for her performances.

Shannon also participated in the Pieter Kooij Competition  on Saturday 22 August 2015

On the 1st September she played her Matric Final Practical Exam.

Well done Shannon for this exemplary work!

 

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