College – Issue 36

SEDLEY WELLS MUSIC COMPETITION George and Bruce in tune at music competition

After a breathtaking performance, Year 13 student and pianist

the breadth of talent and enthusiasm for music among the students. The competition was held in the Assembly Hall on Tuesday 30 October.

for their performances in a highly competitive field. The junior section was also won by an accomplished young pianist, with Year 9 student Bruce Chen taking first place for his rendition of “Allegro, movement 2” from “Sonata in F, Opus 2, No 1” by Beethoven. This year the piano, flute, voice, violin, viola, guitar, French horn, and baritone saxophone were represented, the musicians mostly selecting classical works, although a couple of modern pieces were also included. The evening began with a performance of “Allegro con brio, movement 1” from “Symphony No 8” by Dvorak by the combined Christ’s College–St Margaret’s College orchestra, which showcased

He impressed judge Paul Ellis, a former Director of Music at College, with his interpretation of “Andante molto, movement 2” from “Sonata in E, Opus 7” by Grieg. A talented and versatile musician, comfortable in different musical genres, George also gained his ATCL diploma earlier in the year. His fellow senior students Max Toth, Nicholas Lidstone, Chris Park and Johnson Fu were commended George Murray was the deserving winner of the senior section of the 2018 Sedley Wells Music Competition.

College Issue 36 2019


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