Music Performance Lockdown Challenge Winners!
Allerton Grange students were given the opportunity to take part in a Music Performance Lockdown Challenge.
The Music Team is so proud of all of their performance submissions and the effort the students had gone to to take part. Students were asked to submit a recording on any instrument, in any style and with or without a backing track. Prizes have been awarded for entries for different genres and the sub-genres within.
Category 1: Popular music - Rock, Pop, Hip Hop and Rap, Soul etc.
Manvinder and Gurman - Let Her Go by Passenger (Category sub-genre: Piano (Gurman) and Guitar (Manvinder) Alternative/Indie WINNER)
Niamh - Heather by Conan Gray (Category sub-genre: Pop Singer WINNER)
Jolyon - Just Don’t Know – Rock School Grade 1 (Category sub-genre: Guitar Rock Grade exam piece WINNER)
Gopal – Smoke on the Water – Deep Purple (Category sub-genre: Guitar Metal/Rock WINNER)
Category 2: Musical Theatre
Sara – Somebody to Love – Queen (Category sub-genre: Vocal Musical WINNER)
Category 3: Classical (Classical/contemporary)
Aditya – Comptine d’un autre ete (Category sub-genre: Contemporary piano Classical/Avant-garde music WINNER)
Lewis - Vois tu la Neige qui Brille by Jean - Baptiste Arban (Category sub-genre: Classical Trumpet study WINNER)
Category 4: Jazz (on different instruments/improvisation)
Archie – Jazz Desafinado by Stan Getz and Charlie Byrd (Category sub-genre: Jazz Drums WINNER)
Rowan – Mammoth mix of Jazz including Improvisation including "Too Blue to be True" by James Rae and "Minnie the Moocher" by Cab Calloway. (Category sub-genre: Jazz Saxophone WINNER)
Wallace - il vento d’oro (Category sub-genre: Piano Jazz version of a film theme WINNER)
Category 5: Folk
Freya - The Hanging Tree by James Newton Howard (Category sub-genre: Singing Folk WINNER)
Category 6: Composition
Harry - Nothing to Lose (Nothing to Do) – (Composition category - played all parts - WINNER)
Each person will receive a certificate and a £10 voucher as a prize. The students have done such a great job and shown confident musicianship skills, creativity, determination and hard work. The Music Department is very proud of their achievements, well done everyone!
You can view all the performances here.