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Eisteddfod accolades

The Glennie School has been spectacularly represented at the Toowoomba Eisteddfod this year. We were competitive contenders in the Secondary Orchestra Section, A Grade Strings, A Grade Concert Band, A Grade Stage Band Primary String Ensemble and Primary Small String Ensemble. These results speak for themselves as to the depth of our Performing Arts program and opportunities for your daughter at Glennie in Performing Arts. Well done girls - we enjoy working with you each day and are very proud of your work.

We will publish the results for Dance, Speech and Drama and all solo and duet performances in our eNews article next week once these official results have been released. 

Glennie congratulates all students and staff involved with the July Eisteddfod.  It gives us great pleasure to note our achievements are:

1st Place

Middle and Senior Years Brass Quartet conducted by Mrs Lorraine Fuller in the 'Secondary Brass Trio/Quartet’ section.

Jazz Ensemble conducted by Mr Jason Wisley in the ' Secondary School Woodwind/Brass/Rhythm Ensemble' section.

Jazz Ensemble conducted by Mr Jason Wisley in the 'Secondary School Woodwind/Brass/Rhythm Ensemble' and ‘Secondary School Small Ensemble’ sections.

Junior Years Brass Ensemble conducted by Mrs Lorraine Fuller in the Primary School Brass Ensemble section.

2nd Place

Woodwind ensemble conducted by Mrs Christine Kleidon in the 'Secondary Woodwind or Brass Ensemble' section.

Big Band conducted by Mr Jason Wisley in the 'Open Stage Band’ section.

Glennie Symphony Orchestra conducted by Mrs Jayne Davidson in the 'Secondary School Orchestra' section.

Year 12 Music class in the 'Secondary Orff or Percussion Ensemble'.

Junior Years Concert Band conducted by Mr Jacob Finlay in the Primary School Beginner Band section 

Junior Years Orchestra conducted by Mrs Christine Kleidon in the Primary School Orchestra section 

Year 5 Woodwind Ensemble conducted by Mrs Christine Kleidon on the Primary School Woodwind Ensemble section 

3rd Place

Big Band conducted by Mr Jason Wisley in the 'Secondary A Grade Stage Band Section'

Glennie String Ensemble conducted by Ms Teresa Brix in the 'Secondary String Ensemble' section

Year 11 Music class in the 'Secondary Orff or Percussion Ensemble'.

Clarinet Quartet conducted by Mrs Christine Kleidon in the ‘Secondary Woodwind Trio/Quartet’ section.

Junior Years Gold String Trio conducted by Mrs Vicki Bravery in the Primary String Trio/Quartet section

Junior Years Brass Quartet conducted by Mrs Lorraine Fuller in the Primary Brass Trio/Quartet section. 

Highly Commended

String Quartet conducted by Miss Teresa Brix in the 'Secondary A Grade String Quartet’ section.

Glennie Chamber Strings conducted by Miss Teresa Brix in the 'Secondary School Small String A Grade Ensemble' section.

We also congratulate the Youth Jazz Band conducted by Ms Janelle Fletcher who performed very well in the ‘Secondary B Grade Stage Band’ section.  The Middle and Senior Years Concert Band performed spectacularly in the ‘Secondary A Grade Concert Band’ section and well done to the Adelphi Strings conducted by Mrs Vicki Bravery who performed in the ‘Secondary School String Ensemble’ section.  Congratulations Hannah Waterfall (Year 10) announced Runner Up on French Horn in the ‘Brass Championship Solo’ section.  

Miss Lucy Panitz's Year 7 Jazz Dance girls will perform at the Dance Eisteddfod in Section 800: Year 9 and under Jazz/Uptempo Modern Group tonight at 5:30pm. The girls are so excited as it is Glennie's first dance eisteddfod experience.

Also performing on the night is the Years 7 to12 Dance Troupe under the guidance of Mrs Lauren Budden. They have been entered into the ‘Contemporary Dance’ section. The beautiful choreography was created by last year's Dance Captain, Miss Anthea Jones.

Mrs Jayne DavidsonDirector of Performance - Middle and Senior Years and Mr Jacob FinlayDirector of Performance - Junior Years

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