27 Mar 2017

College | NIAA Vocal & Instrumental Eisteddfod Results

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NIAA Vocal & Instrumental Eisteddfod Results

In the recently ended National Vocal and Instrumental Eisteddfod, our musicians attained a total of 14 Honours grades across a range of disciplines (Honours = 90% or above).

Soloists that achieved honours grades are:

Name Category
Nakayi ChambaOpen Piping
Brandon RodriguesNovice Tenor Drumming
Anotida NtiniOpen Tenor Drumming
Troy KadikiOpen Tenor Drumming
Russel MubayaOpen Snare Drumming
Tanaka ShumbaVocal (African Gospel)
Mudiwa Bosha (2 Honours grades)Vocal (African Gospel & African Contemporary)


All of the major bands in the school also achieved Honours grades:

  • Pipe Band
  • Drum Corps
  • Intermediate Marimba Ensemble
  • Advanced Marimba Ensemble
  • Jazz Band

The Senior A Capella joined forces with Chisipite this year and achieved an Honours grade.

The College musicians were awarded three trophies:

  • Best Open Piper – Nakayi Chamba
  • Best Snare Drummer – Russel Mubaya
  • Best African Piece – Advanced Marimba Ensemble (scored 96%)