Thursday 7th October saw 12 musicians from both An Phu and Tu Xuong primary campuses compete for a chance to win the Young Musician of the Year Final 2015. All of the finalists had passed through the first round auditions and the gruelling semi-finals to be chosen to perform yesterday in the AP2 Theatre. I’m so proud of all of the entrants who had worked so hard and gave outstanding performances. Our judges, Mr Williams (from the BVIS Music Department), Mr Alexander and Ms James (from the An Phu Secondary Music Department), had a very challenging job of listening to all of the performances and deciding who our winners should be.
I am pleased to announce that John Lee (violin) was given first place; Chae Rim Lee (piano) second place; and Andrew Vu (saxophone) third. Our runner-up finalists were Hieu Nguyen (piano), Mel Chung (piano), Soo Min Ryu (piano), Yu Gyeong Kang (cello), Sofia Lo (violin), Minh Anh Nguyen (piano), Jenny Phan (piano), Jun Han Chong (Janggu drum) and Theresa Lai (piano). Well done to all those who took part, you performed superbly, musically and to a very high standard.
Thank-you to all of the parents and instrumental teachers who have provided so much support and care for our growing musicians, and to all of those adults and children who came to support our competitors. I’m already looking forward to next year!
Mr Robbie, Tu Xuong Primary Music Leader