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music (cont'd) Hughes (Year 11, 2011, Alto Saxophone) in the 6th-7th the adjudication panel for this event, it was wonderful to Grade section; Liam Crisanti (Year 8, 2011, Voice) Vocal witness the many talented and motivated artists from both Junior section. St Aloysius College as well as our brother Jesuit Schools. In the Opens categories for Instrumentalists and Vocalists Participants from St Aloysius’ included Timothy Goode we congratulate Jonathan Chan (Year 12, 2011, Piano) (Year 11, 2011) performing in the Sydney Tricking group; and Harrison Collins (Year 12, 2011, Voice) on their stellar Musical Duo Michal Paton (Year 11, 2011) and Dominic performances. Scarf (Year 11, 2011) who contributed a wonderful The range of prize winners, from Year 3 through to Year performance of Warm Winter by Little Lion Men. Of notable 12, certainly goes some way to indicate the breadth of mention was the band Formal Pantz: Max Baume, Tim talent we are so pleased to develop and foster here at St Jackson, Ben Jackson, Maximilian Cornwell (all Year 11, Aloysius’ College. 2011) who received special recognition from the panel of adjudicators for their performance of their own original In 2012 the Competition will continue to expand to song, Output. include stand-alone sections for each grade level and I look forward once again to opening the competition to all This annual talent showcase and competition has musicians at the College from Years 3 to 12. become renowned for it’s inclusive and encouraging nature and it has once again been a pleasure to see so many Mr Christopher Oxley (SAC 2004) students of St Aloysius’ College participating alongside Music Department our brother Jesuit Colleges in the event. My thanks to Ms Sue Walsh at St Ignatius’ College, Riverview, for her Jesuit Mission Indian Bazaar organisation and production of this excellent event. Sperforming alongside our Jesuit brothers from Saint Mr Christopher Oxley (SAC 2004)St Aloysius’ Recordsunshine and pleasant conditions met our musiciansas they once again enjoyed the opportunity of Ignatius’ College Riverview and Loyola College, Mt Druitt Tdevelopment of the College’s Music Recording Studio. at the annual Jesuit Mission Indian Bazaar. he second semester of 2011 has seen the continued The College Concert Band I, directed by Mr James Equipped with ProTools software and DigiDesign Pensini and Stage Band, directed by Mr Christopher Oxley hardware, this studio is developing into a valuable (SAC 2004) performed two sets in glorious sunlight on the resource for our musicians both in the academic classroom band stand in the heart of the action at the 2011 Bazaar. environment, as well as a tool for our musicians and Performing at an outdoor location, whilst with it’s bands performing in the College’s Music Co-Curricular enjoyable and relaxed atmosphere certainly does present Programmes. its challenges – many clothes pegs were utilised by our musicians who found the wind a challenge; others taking Commencing at 1.15pm daily, Audio Engineering the opportunity of doing away with music altogether when sessions take place, providing our students with the performing musical and exciting improvised solos. opportunity to develop skills in the area of Audio Engineering and production. There is certainly no shortage of bands Following the conclusion of these performances the lining up to have their latest hits recorded to CD! musical focus was turned to the Gartlan Centre, where Riverview continued it’s creative entertainment with the Mr Christopher Oxley (SAC 2004) annual ‘Who’s Got Talent’ competition. As a member of Music Department Dom Scarf, Joe Mastrangelo, Andrew Chalmers and Paddy Morgan William Hughes (Year 12 during Fr Chris Willcock Instrumental Competition. (all Year 12) in Recording Studio. St Aloysius’ College A Jesuit School for Boys _ Founded 1879 a l oy s i a d / page 60


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