Our deepest condolences go to the Tsambo family for the passing of one of South Africa’s biggest rappers and producers, Jabulani Tsambo better known as HHP. He passed away on 24 October 2018. His legacy will live on at St Alban’s College and in the lives of many South Africans R.I.P. HHP.
Congratulations to old boy Jason Jenkins on being selected to play for the World XV against Japan on Friday.
Played 5; Won 3; Lost 2
Vs Michaelhouse won 17-8
Vs Bishops won 17-7
Vs Kearsney won 18-7
Vs Grey PE lost 5-17
Vs Disas lost 7-17
Thank you WynbergBoysHigh for hosting us
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 (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.
On Wednesday 3 October, we were very privileged to have the opening of the Year-End Matric Art Exhibition in the Auditorium. It was a magnificent evening which showcased the artistic talents of our Matric Art Students. The guest speaker was Old Boy, Frederick Clarke (Class of 2004), who gave an inspirational talk around the theme, “Outside the Centre”. We congratulate all of the students on producing some splendid work, and extend a huge thank you to the Arts Department for a most wonderful evening.