The Big Sing Regional Festival 2019

RECITAL SESSIONS

Friday 7th June, Douglas Lilburn Auditorium, Christchurch Town Hall

Entry at the door: $7 per half day, $12 per day

NATIONAL FINALE AND CADENZA CHOIRS

REGIONAL AWARDS

Outstanding performance by a first-time Big Sing Choir MHC Chorus
Outstanding Performance of an early music composition Resolutions
, Rangi Ruru Girls’ School Regina Coeli
Outstanding Performance of a classical composition The Chapel Choir of Christ’s College Dies Irae
Outstanding Performance of a Romantic Era Composition Bel Canto
, Burnside High School Hexenlied
Outstanding Performance of a Contemporary Art Composition Quantum Acoustics, Burnside High School Ad Amore
Outstanding Performance of a Contemporary/ Commercial Composition Bel Canto
, Burnside High School How High the Moon
Outstanding Performance of a composition with a Maori or Pacifica text St Margaret’s Chamber Choir, St Margaret’s College Ohana I Runga Rawa
Outstanding Performance of a NZ Composition Bella Voce
, Avonside Girls’ High School Let the Bright Seraphim
Outstanding Recital Performance by a Treble Voice Choir Cantrices, Christchurch Girls’ High School I Am Not Yours
Outstanding Recital Performance by a Junior Choir Aurora Voices, Burnside High School Niška Banja
Outstanding Contribution from a Student Accompanist Sung Min Oh, Burnside High School Quantum Acoustics
Outstanding Recital Performance by a Tenor/Bass Choir Schola Cantorum, Christ’s College
Outstanding Performance by a Mixed Voice Choir Staccoro
, St Andrew’s College
Outstanding Performance by a choir with a student conductor Prima Voce, Villa Maria

University of Canterbury School of Music Award

For Best Overall Performance of a New Zealand Work at the Big Sing Canterbury and West Coast Competition

Awarded to: Cantrices, for “I Am Not Yours” (Childs)

Spirit of the Festival Young Ambassadors Award:

St Bede’s Junior Choir “E te Ariki”

 

Participating Schools/ Choirs:

Burnside High School Quantum Acoustics

Rangi Ruru Girls’ School Resolutions

Hagley College Hagley Chorale

St Andrew’s College Staccoro

Burnside High School Aurora Voices

St Margaret’s College St Margaret’s Chamber Choir

Christ’s College The Chapel Choir of Christ’s College

St Bede’s College St Bede’s Junior Choir

St Andrew’s College Stacchorus

Christchurch Girls’ High School Cantrices

Burnside High School Bel Canto

St Andrew’s College Schola Cantorum

Villa Maria College Prima Voce

St Bede’s College Obedeance

Mount Hutt College Mount Hutt College Chorus

Avonside Girls’ High School Bella Voce

Ashburton College Phoenix Chorus

Middleton Grange School Crescendos

Villa Maria College Con Brio

Rangi Ruru Girls’ School Rangi Voices

Burnside High School Junior Performance Choir

Cashmere High School Cashmere High School Chamber Choir

Marian College Messa di Voce

Ashburton College Phoenix Rising

Cashmere High School Cashmere High School Girls’ Chorus

Villa Maria College Vivace

St Margaret’s & Christ’s Colleges Collegium