On Wednesday 10th December, The Globe was full of festive spirit for the Secondary Christmas Concert. Congratulations must go to all participants, which consisted of students, staff and parents. Students from all year groups, including some Primary students, were represented. It has been a very busy time at Regents, yet over 100 students found the time to rehearse at lunchtimes and after school to bring together such a successful concert.
The evening showcased the range of skill that we have here at Regents. To set the scene, Thomas in Year 8 and the Staff Choir sang a traditional carol. The Chamber Orchestra performed magnificently with another classy performance led by Mr Bob. Secondary Orchestra got us swaying along with their swing version of “White Christmas” led by Mr Crichton and ensured the audience were taking part in “Who Let the Elves Out”. The Percussion Group certainly called for attention and surprised us all with the special guest star on piano, Mr Blaikie. The Year 7 voices enthusiastically performed in both English and Spanish singing, “Feliz Navidad”, while the Guitar Group expertly performed a traditional carol. Choir was simply outstanding, performing the best they had ever done! As always, the Brass Group were stunning under the guidance of Mr Clarence, getting us in the Christmas spirit with a selection of Christmas carols.
The evening was superbly led by our comperes, SungWoo and Game who not only entertained the audiences in the change overs with a little Christmas quiz, but gave a spine tingling performance of, “You and I”. No Christmas Concert is complete without some audience participation: the audience stood up and down, performing actions to The 12 Days of Christmas. But it was Rock Group who brought the house down, getting us all up dancing to “Merry Christmas Everybody” to end the concert.
The Secondary Music Department are so very proud of every contribution to the Christmas Concert and would like to thank all those who helped to make it such a success.