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 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.