Armidale Eisteddfod

Over the past few weeks we have had a number of students performing at the Eisteddfod in choral, string, wind and composition sections. Congratulations to all O’Connor students who have competed. Special mention to some of our major award recipients:


The O’Connor Choir conducted by Miss Melanie Sampson for receiving second place in their section.


Rianna Feenstra - 2nd place for her HSC composition ‘The Merri-Go-Round’ for solo piano. She has been developing her composition over the past 6 months as part of her major works for Music 2. Rianna also received 1st place for her piano solo 18 years and under.


Simon Di Luzio, Year 10 - 1st place in the Recorder Solo 18 years and under and was awarded places for a number of other performances.


Thomas Frazier, Year 12 - 1st place for his Double Bass Solo 18 years and under of his HSC work ‘Can’t Stop Running’.


Nicholas Troon, Year 11 - 1st Place in Vocal Solo Musical Theatre 18 Years and Under.


Lily Baber, Year 10 - 1st place Wind Solo (Romantic) 18 Years and Under.

The Eisteddfod is now in its final stages with Speech and Drama sections this week and Band Night on Tuesday 6th June, in which the O’Connor Jazz Band and Orchestra will be competing.


Best of luck to all.

































Melita Roache