Tuesday 12th March marked the music department’s Spring Concert. Loads of students of all ages and abilities came together to perform a variety of different styles of music, from jazz, to classical, to popular music. There really was something there for everyone.
Particular highlights of the evening (although there are so many to choose from) included Flute Group’s creative use of percussion to mimic the sounds of a typewriter in their piece, ‘The Typewriter’, and First Orchestra’s rendition of various pieces of music from the ‘Lord of the Rings’ film series.
Here’s what Ms Mayall had to say…
“This term’s Spring Concert was very special. In addition to the 170 students from Y7- Y13 performing to their usual high standard, in the many choirs, orchestras, bands and ensembles, the Y13 students, led by Amy Howarth, sang a surprise last item: ‘Thank you for the Music’, including a number of wonderful solos, and accompanied by Sisi Huang. Amy organised this with her usual enthusiasm and it was a very fitting end to what was many of the Y13’s last ever concerts at AGGS. We will miss you as a year group – so musical and always so generous with the younger students, with very many of you leading ensembles and arranging music, giving up your time. Bravo!”
A wonderful time was had by all, especially the Year 13s. We have absolutely loved our time in the music department, not just participating in the concerts and having the opportunity to perform, but also simply having fun in our spare time. We’ll all really miss this, but we can’t think of a better concert to have gone out on. Thank you to you all!
By Amy, Year 13