On Sunday 29th November both Reece Cunningham (S2) and Scott Gilchrist (S3 )performed at the Scottish concert Band festival with West lothian groups. Scott played with the West lothian wind ensemble who achieved a gold plus award which means they will play at the finals in March at Perth Concert Hall and Reece played with the west lothian schools junior concert band who achieved a silver plus award. Great achievements by all. Stephanie McLean (S3), Matthew Benfold (S3) and Liam Cowan (S2) all performed with Junior Concert Band who were awarded a Silver Plus award as well as the Entertainment award for the event.
Andrew Carnan (S4) recently took part in a jazz concert, performing at the Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow in conjunction with the Glasgow Jazz School hosted by Richard Michael and Friends. This concert allowed pupils from all over Scotland with an interest in jazz music to join together and perform in such a prestigious venue after only three rehearsals together. Andrew thoroughly enjoyed the experience, playing electric guitar with over 30 other musicians and hopes to take part in similar events in the future.
Christopher McLaughlin (S5) recently passed his Grade 5 ABRSM piano exam with Merit- well done to him!