Musician of the Year Announced


VCE Music students presented themselves with skill, poise and control this week at the 2016 Musician of the Year event.

All students performed beautifully in what is a challenging environment and the depth of talent this year was impressive.

Congratulations to the following winners and the dedicated music teachers by their side:

  • The Musician of The Year – Grace Phillips 12 Millward (Mrs Simone Martin)
  • Runner up – Alicia McGovern 10  Riley (Ms Jennifer Schatzle)
  • Honourable mentions  – Eleanor Moller 12 Aherne (Dr Michael Lichnovsky) and Lily Begg 10 Jones (Mrs Betty Higgs)
  • People Choice Award – Oliver Northam 12 Aherne  (Mrs Betty Higgs)

 

 

Musician of the Year 2016: full list of participants (photos below)

 

1 Grace Phillips, 12 Millward (Voice) The Girl in 14G –  Lyrics by Dick Scanlan, Music by Jeanine Tesori

Accompanied by Ms Long (Mrs Simone Martin)

2 William Archibald, 11 Riley (Guitar)  Etude no.5 –  Fernando Sor (Mr Josh McGuffie)
3 Tristan Vine, 12 Jones (Trumpet) Sonate (1. Sarabande) – Jean Hubeau

Accompanied by Ms Long (Mrs Jacqui Vine)

4 Haydn Musgrove, 12 Millward (Violin)  Spanish Dance No. 5 – Playera by Pablo Sarasate

Accompanied by Ms Long (Mrs Trish Timmins)

5 Jennifer O’Sullivan, 12 Millward (Piano)  Novelette in C Major – Francis Poulenc (Mrs Eril Rathjen)
6 Braeley Jones, 11 Aherne (Viola)  Slick Back Tango –  Elena Kats-Chernin

Accompanied by Ms Long (Mrs Trish Timmins)

7 Holly-Rose Thomson, 12 Millward (Voice) Second Hand Rose –  Fanny Brice

Accompanied by Ms Long (Ms Jennifer Schatzle)

8 Lily Begg, 10 Jones (Piano)  Voiles – Claude Debussy (Mrs Betty Higgs)
9 Cassidy Flynn-Troy, 10 Aherne (Voice)  Gimme Gimme –  Lyrics by Dick Scanlan, Music by Jeanine

Accompanied by Ms Long (Ms Jennifer Schatzle)

10 Linyue Dwyer, 12 Jenkin (Piano) 1st movement of Mozart’s Sonate in F major –  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Mrs Eril Rathjen)
11 Alicia McGovern, 10 Riley (Voice)  Almost There – Randy Newman

Accompanied by Ms Long (MS Jennifer Schatzle)

12 Eleanor Moller, 12 Aherne (Alto Saxophone)  Sonatina for Alto saxophone movements I & II –  Richard Charlton

Accompanied by Ms Long (Dr Michael Lichnovsky)

13 Miranda Livingstone, 12 Frew (Voice)  Princess –  Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, music by Stephen Flaherty

Accompanied by Ms Long (MS Jennifer Schatzle)

14 Oliver Northam, 12 Aherne (Piano)  Summertime –  George Gershwin (Mrs Betty Higgs)
15 Ruby Shirres, 11 Millward (Viola) Sarabande in D minor from the second Bach cello suite. (Mr Yi Wang)
16 Hannah Holmes, 12 Riley (Voice)  Je ne t’aime pas – Kurt Weill

Accompanied by Ms Long (Ms Jennifer Schatzle)

  Chamber Choir directed by Ms Schatzle, accompanied by Ms Long

 

 

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