Kevin and Joan Barker make Saints proud at the scaba solo and duet contest

Joan and Kevin Barker

Our fabulous Principal and front row cornet players

On 13th February 2016, both Kevin and Joan Barker joined many at the scaba solo and duet contest at St Paul’s Catholic College, Burgess Hill.
Entering the Senior Slow Melody Section (for 2nd and 3rd section bands), there were 12 entrants adjudicated by Josh Cirtina.

Playing ‘Rusalka’s Song to the Moon’, Josh said Kevin had ‘a lovely sound and gave an enjoyable, confident and solid performance’, placing him 5th

Joan played ‘The Shepherd’s Song’; Josh commenting that he liked her ‘lovely musical interpretation, which was very expressive; great dynamic contrasts and confident ending’, placing her 6th.

Kevin and Joan said that they were very pleased with their performances and placings and were proud to represent St Sebastian Wokingham Band at this contest.

Well done to all participants and special congratulations to the prize winners.

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