Year Ten Concert Presents a Feast of Musical Styles
Tuesday evening saw the first of this calendar year’s Teatime Concerts take place in Perrins Hall. Presented by fourteen Year Ten pupils, the 45-minute Concert was a feast of music in very different genres.
Several piano pieces were performed, ranging from the jazzy ‘New Kid’, played by Jai Sanehi, to more relaxing and meditative music played by Maisie Chae, Callum Munday and Sophie Fisher. Harriet Murphy performed the spritely ‘Jester’s Jig’, with Heidi Porter playing Ciramosa’s ‘Allegro’ and Catherine Maragos performing Gillock’s ‘Spanish Guitar’.
Emily Jackson and Rachel Crookall brought a Latin flavour to the Concert, showcasing James Rae’s ‘Toccata Latino’ on the Alto Saxophone and a characterful dance on the harp respectively. Elizabeth Kaleniuk performed the jazz flute piece ‘The More I See You’ after singing ‘A New Life’ from ‘Jekyll and Hyde’. Ozzy Beswick offered a passionate Schubert song whilst Will Hughes and Lucas Reid both gave involved and intricate performances on the drums of songs by Green Day and the Foo Fighters.
Sihan Fu, who played both a violin solo and accompanied Ozzy’s song on the piano, said of the Concert: “I really enjoyed the concert and hearing all the different instruments and styles. I like the contrasts within my violin piece and it was good to play to a keen audience”.
Congratulations to all the performers and we look forward to the Year Nine Teatime Concert after Half term.