Student Leadership Team – 2019

Congratulations to the student leadership team at St Alban’s College for 2019.

Barbershop Boys perform at the “140 Anniversary of the Anglican Diocese of Pretoria” Gala Dinner

It was an honour and a privilege for the Barbershop Boys to be invited by the Bishop Of Pretoria, to perform at the “140 Anniversary of the Anglican Diocese of Pretoria” Gala Dinner last night. Distinguished guests included the Bishop of Pretoria, Allan Kannemeyer, the Archbishop of South Africa, Thabo Makgoba, the Gauteng Provincial Premier, Mr David Makhura and a number of other religious and royal dignitaries. The Barbershop Boys gave a sterling performance and did the College and everyone very proud.

BRAVO to Louis Nel (middle), who won the Piano category and was awarded the overall FIRST prize

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BRAVO to Louis Nel (middle), who won the Piano category and was awarded the overall FIRST prize (gold medal) at the final round of the National Youth Music Competition on Saturday night!

For the final round, finalists performed concertos with the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra at the Hugo Lambrechts Auditorium. Louis performed the first movement from Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto no. 3.

We would also like to congratulate saxophonist Clara Lubbe (on the right) from our sister school St Mary’s DSG, who won the category for Wind Instrumentalists, as well as the overall third prize.

Louis is a private student of Mrs Claudine van Breda and Clara is a private student of Mrs Karin Groenewald.

The second prize went to pianist Qden Blaauw (left) from Durbanville.

Photo credit: The National Youth Music Competition.