Sunday 3rd of March saw the members of the Lourdes Brass Band depart from their regular Brass Band formation and expose their individual musical talents in the Bands Solo / Ensemble competitions. The audience was treated to a wide range of music genres, from classical to TV themes. Members of the Lourdes “School of Music” - Beginner Classes -Lourdes youth Band and the Senior Band, all laid on a musical feast. Congratulations and a big thank you to all who provided us with a fantastic musical day.
The Adjudicator for the day, Mr Jon Clifford spoke very highly of all the entrants, remarking that the high quality of performances gave him a real dilemma having to pick who he would award prizes too. He also remarked that on the whole he was delighted to see that everybody was displaying good techniques in their musical production.
Results of the Day:
School of Music - Newest recruits - Medal winners:
Christo Mathews, Sienna Lily Thornton, Cormac Moore, Taragh McKeon and Max Sidenko.
School of Music - Students - Medal winners:
Cian Smith, Killian Coleman, Eoghan Clake, Ethain Diver, Lucy Coleman, Darragh Smith.
School of Music - Advanced students
1st Place - Tomas McGreehan - Past time with good company.
2nd Place - Alex Healy - Landler
3rd Place - Daisy Sarsfield - Campanae
Lourdes Youth Band
1st Place - Ged Milne - The greatest showman
2nd Place - Cathal O Malley - Passion
3rd Place - Matthew King - Movie Themes
Lourdes Senior Band
1st Place - Mark Newman - Kim
2nd Place - Danny Black - Beautiful Colorado
1st Place - Jazz Time music.
2nd Place - Music of Ennio Moricone
Please visit our gallery to see photos of the Solo/Ensemble day.