Contemporary Showcase
April, 2013


'Twas the night before [note] ... the volunteer gang got together to prepare for the show.

Making the candy bags

The Oscars!

Preparing the speeches

The Recital

We arrived early (and Le Petit Trianon opened a bit late) ...

Waiting ...

Putting up Signs & Banners

... but we got the show under way in due course. The overall theme was contemporary music, and the senior group of students had prepared a section based on Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet. Five pieces were played with readings from Shakespeare's play interspersed between the performances.







Here's a perfomance by one of the advanced students.

Art Show & Cake

Another special project of this showcase was an art show. Students submitted art work based on the pieces that they were playing. The quality of all the work was very high, topped off by three oil paintings in the advanced section!

Young Uns' art

Advanced Art


The Oscars

Finally it was time for the awards ceremony. If there were one area for improvement, it would be in the acceptance speeches where the kids need to move beyond "I'd like to thank Mrs. Angela and my parents for making me practice."

Group Shot

I'd like to thank ...

Well played!

The End

  1. At the Global HQ of the RSP.

April 6, 2013

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