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Director: Mr L Bartlett
Repertoire played: How To Train Your Dragon
Performances 2017-18: Senior Chamber Concert
Horns: F Robson, E Powell, W Duckworth, A Gupta, O Holmes.
Musical Director: Mr. J Shepherd
Technical Assistance: Dr. M Pickles
It has been another busy year for the school bands. The senior band Red Sky got Speech Day off to a lively start with a superb performance of their soul medley Tainted Love/Hit the Road Jack. They were also involved in an entertaining Christmas assembly, performing Mariah Carey’s classic All I Want for Christmas is You. They also recorded an outstanding version of Coldplay’s Fix You
in the studio, which they performed to the school in assembly in May for the last time together in this current line-up, as old members leave and new ones arrive.
The intermediate band White Noise continue to go from strength to strength. They have built up a great collection of classic songs and have given increasingly
T Bepete – Bass and Backing vocals, A Cassim – Electric Guitar, E Mathieson – Vocals and Guitar, F Murphy
– Piano/Alto Saxophone, J Pickles – Drums, E Powell – Trumpet.
Repertoire: Sweet Child O’ Mine, Fix You, Proud Mary, Tainted Love/Hit the Road Jack
E Anderson – Lead Guitar, J Fitzsimons – Vocals/Piano, R Forrest – Bass, T Gawthorpe – Rhythm Guitar/Vocals, B Strode – Vocals/Piano, C Sturdy – Drums, R Wheatley, B Wood – Rhythm Guitar.
Repertoire: Shut Up and Dance, Rolling In The Deep, Summer Of 69, Radioactive, Boulevard Of Broken Dreams, Use Somebody, Eye Of The Tiger, Don’t Look Back In Anger, Beat It, Seven-Nation Army, Johnny B. Goode.
assured performances, including an entertaining version
of Wizard’s I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday in the Christmas assembly. Other notable performances came at the Hull Disability Games, held at Hymers, as well as the annual Comedy Night, where Oliver Hatfield and Peace Umudjoro gave acoustic solo performances before the band set. White Noise rounded off the year with energetic headline sets at the Year 9 Creativity Challenge and annual Garden Party in June, as well as performing in an assembly and the Intermediate Concert in the final week of term. The future continues to look bright for this ever-improving and in-demand band!
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