Congratulations to Pasifika Pride and Femina Capella for their amazing performances at the Regional Big Sing Competition 2019. Both choirs impressed with their mastery of languages, range and quality of tone, harmony and musicality.
We are really proud of the hard work and hours these girls and their conductors put in to make the day such a success. The choirs came away with two of the three top awards - one each.
Pasifika Pride - Winner of The Big Sing - New Zealand Choral Federation Secondary Schools Choral Festival - East Coast Region Winner, Choral Art Music (Non-New Zealand) Hawke's Bay Secondary Principals Trophy and the The Big Sing New Zealand Composition / Arrangement Joint Winner 2019 Presented by the New Zealand Choral Federation East Coast Region. Congratulations to Marion Iosefo and Katherine Winitana
Femina capella - Winner of The Big Sing (Secondary Schools Choral Festival) - New Zealand Choral Federation - East Coast Region. Von Daelszen Family Award for best performance of a New Zealand Choral Composition. Congratulations to Chris Atkinson.