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Marvellous Music

Marvellous Music

Firstly a big well done to Angus Carter (L6) for winning the Best Instrumentalist performing with Birmingham Schools’ Brass Band at the National Youth Championships of Great Britain in the Championship Section! Also last week we had a brilliant concert on Tuesday courtesy of Mr Buxton and his team of students and peripatetic teachers. Please find the concert programme below. Can’t wait for the next concert here at school on the 28 June (straight after Open Evening).

Orchestra/Wind Band, ‘Firebird Suite’ Finale (Stravinsky)

Cello Ensemble, ‘Game of Thrones’ (Djawadi)

Senior Choir, ‘Royals’ (Lorde)

Keyboard ensemble, ‘Le Onde’ (Einaudi)

Take on Me (A-Ha)

Flute Ensemble, ‘A Little Bit In Love’ (Wonderful Town)

Soloist, Angus Carter and Mr Byrne, ‘In Memoriam’ (Freddie Coleman, Y10)

Saxophone Ensemble, ‘Ain’t No Mountain High Enough’ (Ashford and Simpson)

Choirs, ‘Peace Blessing’ (Kirkland)

Soloists, Ben Thompson, Nocturne in C# minor (Chopin)

Percussion Ensemble, ‘Castle on a Cloud’ Les Misérables (Schönberg), ‘Master of the House’ Les Misérables (Schönberg)

Intermediate Brass, ‘Pastime with Good Company’ (Henry VIII)

Ten7, ‘Don’t Talk to Me’ (Ten7)

Orchestra, Wind Band, Keyboard Ensemble and Drum Corps, ‘Chariots of Fire’ (Vangelis)

Funky Bishops, ‘C Jam Blues’ (Ellington), ‘Pink Panther’ (Mancini), ‘La Bamba’ (Valens)

Clarinet Ensemble, ‘Canon’ (Pachelbel), ‘Sorcerer’s Apprentice’ (Dukas)

Guitar Ensemble, ‘Bailiceto’ (trad.)

‘Bad Romance’ (Germanotta & Khayat)

Lower School Choir, ‘This is Me’ (Pasek & Paul)

BVGS Escola de Samba

Wind Band, ‘Mission Impossible’ (Schifrin), ‘Game of Thrones’ (Djawadi), ‘Smoke on the Water’ (Deep Purple)

Soloist, Kieran Thiarya, ‘Perlude in G minor’ (Rachmaninoff)

Orchestra, ‘Mambo’ (Bernstein)

Full Cast, ‘Grease Medley’ (Jacobs & Casey)

 

Finally a big well done to Angus Carter (L6) for winning the Best Instrumentalist performing with Birmingham Schools’ Brass Band at the National Youth Championships of Great Britain in the Championship Section!