After a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Rockhampton Eisteddfod made a triumphant return, showcasing the incredible talent of numerous schools. Among them, Rockhampton Girls Grammar School stood out with their exceptional performances.
The RGGS choir mesmerised the audience with beautiful harmonies and represented their school with immense pride. Their hard work and dedication paid off, as they achieved remarkable success across multiple categories. Here are some highlights:
Primary Choir 4 to 6: 2nd place with ‘Haida’
Primary Choir 4 to 6 novelty: 3rd place with ‘Detectives in Disguise’
Primary Choir Prep to 3 novelty: 3rd place with ‘Shoo Fly!’
Primary Choir Prep to 3: 2nd place with ‘I can’t spell Hippopotamus’
Molti Voce: claimed the 1st place position, showcasing their talent and musical prowess with ‘Aya Ngena’ and ‘Butterflying’
Bella Voce: Small Vocal Group 1st place with ‘Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree’, Folk Group performance also earned them the coveted 1st place with ‘Go ‘way From my Window’. Their Glee performance garnered yet another 1st place victory with ‘Rumour Has It/Someone Like You’.
These outstanding performances did not go unnoticed. Rockhampton Girls Grammar School was honoured with the prestigious title of "Most Outstanding Secondary School Choir of the Eisteddfod." This recognition is a testament to the dedication and hard work put in by the students, teachers, and everyone involved in nurturing the choir's talent.
The return of big groups to the Eisteddfod stage was truly a momentous occasion, and Rockhampton Girls Grammar School made sure it was one to remember. Their achievements serve as an inspiration, highlighting the power of perseverance, teamwork, and a passion for music.
Congratulations to the Rockhampton Girls Grammar School choirs for their outstanding performances and remarkable achievements at the Eisteddfod. We eagerly anticipate witnessing their future endeavours and wish them continued success in their musical journey.
Mark your calendars for next year's Eisteddfod, where we can once again witness the magic of music brought to life by talented performers from our community.
The Arts Subject Area Coordinator,
Instrumental and Classroom Music Teacher