On Saturday, 19th May, SMGS students, Pippi Fuller, Ayumi Bailey, Alexi Cross, Lucy Cross and Jasmine Zollinger who are part of an 8 muscian strong performance group who perform under the title ‘Snowy String Ensemble’ travelled to Canberra, ACT to take part in the Australian National Eisteddfod at the Llewellyn Hall, ANU School of Music. The Snowy String Ensemble took part in the 16 Years and Under String Ensembles and were awarded a Gold Award as the best performers in their section. Their performance, conducted by their music teacher Mary-Anne Simpson, was made up of three pieces: “Jane and Josey”, a traditional American piece, a classical piece “Allegro Con Brio” and a contemporary Australian piece “Iron Horse Express”.
Their music teacher, Mary-Anne Simpson, attributes their success to three things: their love of music, the camaraderie they gain from performing together and the solid support of their parents.
Congratulations to the entire Snowy String Ensemble for their outstanding performance.
Pippi, Ayumi, Alexi, Lucy and Jasmine will also perform at SMGS 22nd Foundation Day on Friday, 1st June.