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Concert by Bruton School for Girls at Wincanton Parish Church

Friday 28 May 2010, 19:49
By Matt Dury/Gill D'Arcy

The Students at Bruton School for Girls gave a concert in Wincanton Parish Church on the evening of Wednesday 5th May. All the proceeds from this concert were for the Church Funds.

The first half featured the school's junior choir, string quartet, baroque group and orchestra as well as solos from Tina Mok (piano), Emily Thomas (clarinet) and a duet from Hannah Sharp and Abi Rossiter (voice).

After an interval the school's senior choir led the way, with a composition from student Catherine Leung being followed by further voice solo's from Jo Wright and Rebecca Turner. The concert which was well supported by local townsfolk concluded with the school orchestra.

Senior choir sing "Hero"
The Senior Choir singing "Hero"

Applause for the orchestra
Applause for the Orchestra after playing Bizet's "Farandole"

Cellist, Rebecca Antill
Cellist Rebecca Antill
Clarinet soloist, Emily Thomas
Clarinet Solo by Emily Thomas

The school's Baroque Group perform Lascia Ch'io Pianga
The school's Baroque Group perform Lascia Ch'io Pianga

Catherine Leung leads an ad hoc ensemble of her AS Level composition
Catherine Leung leads an ad hoc ensemble in a performance of her AS Level composition "1914", based on a poem by Wilfred Owen

Aleks Carlyon in action on violin
Aleks Carlyon in action on violin
Tina Mok performs Chopin's "Raindrop" Prelude
Piano recital: pianist Tina Mok performs
Chopin's "Raindrop" Prelude

Eleanor Kirwan (trumpet) and Aleks Carlyon (bassoon)
Eleanor Kirwan (trumpet) and Aleks Carlyon (bassoon)

Sixth formers in choir
Sixth formers in choir

Rebecca Turner - "Feeling Good"
Rebecca Turner "Feeling Good"
Jo Wright sings about pigeons
Jo Wright sings about pigeons

Hannah Sharp and Abi Rossiter perform "You raise me up"
Hannah Sharp and Abi Rossiter perform "You raise me up"

The Junior Choir open the concert with "Look at the world" by John Rutter
The Junior Choir open the concert with "Look at the world" by John Rutter

Applause from congregation, parents and students
Applause from congregation, parents and students

Photos by John Baxter




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