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Seven-day Music Workshop deemed a Success

Easter Music Workshop 2012

Over the Easter break a total of 31 students from the Montserrat Secondary School and the three local Primary Schools on Island completed a seven-day music workshop conducted by the Department of culture led by Herman “Cupid” Francis, Director of the Department of Culture. This was held from April 10 -19.

Parents, principals, teachers, music enthusiasts and well-wishers were all present at the closing ceremony of the music workshop on Thursday 19, 2012 held at Old Salem Primary School building. According to “Cupid “,The students, some of whom touched a musical instrument for the first time, learned piano, guitar, violin, trombone, drums, and clarinet.

Guitars

The seven-day music workshop was financed by The Montserrat Tourist Board, this was acknowledge in the vote of thanks developed by Mr. Francis he also thank them for their support.

Violins

Lloyd “Bimsha” Francis taught the students guitar, his contribution was also acknowledged in the Vote of thanks delivered by Mr. Francis. Students of the past small beginner also contributed to the seven day music workshop. Mr. Francis recognised their contribution, later calling on parents to ensure that the new beginners continued the program as this will take place every Wednesday during the school term. “My other assistants were actually members of the Small Beginnings group who have passed this stage and are putting something back, he said.”

Calarinet

Parliamentary Secretary Hon. Jermaine Wade was also present at the closing of the seven day music workshop. Mr Wade gave a brief address in which he said that he is happy to see that so many kids had taken the opportunity to spend their Easter break learning a new instrument and that from the afternoon performance they were well on their way to becoming the future stars in the local bands.

Lloyd “Bimsha” Francis & Herman "Cupid"Francis

The Junior Minister, while congratulating the organizers and the children, said,  “What we have seen here today is truly small beginnings and we are seeing the talent coming out amongst our young people at a very early age. It shows that there is some continuity among Montserrat’s future musicans.”

Junior Minister, Hon. Jermaine Wade

The Director of Culture said that everyone who signed up for the program finished with one hundred percent attendance.

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Easter Music Workshop 2012

Over the Easter break a total of 31 students from the Montserrat Secondary School and the three local Primary Schools on Island completed a seven-day music workshop conducted by the Department of culture led by Herman “Cupid” Francis, Director of the Department of Culture. This was held from April 10 -19.

Parents, principals, teachers, music enthusiasts and well-wishers were all present at the closing ceremony of the music workshop on Thursday 19, 2012 held at Old Salem Primary School building. According to “Cupid “,The students, some of whom touched a musical instrument for the first time, learned piano, guitar, violin, trombone, drums, and clarinet.

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Guitars

The seven-day music workshop was financed by The Montserrat Tourist Board, this was acknowledge in the vote of thanks developed by Mr. Francis he also thank them for their support.

Violins

Lloyd “Bimsha” Francis taught the students guitar, his contribution was also acknowledged in the Vote of thanks delivered by Mr. Francis. Students of the past small beginner also contributed to the seven day music workshop. Mr. Francis recognised their contribution, later calling on parents to ensure that the new beginners continued the program as this will take place every Wednesday during the school term. “My other assistants were actually members of the Small Beginnings group who have passed this stage and are putting something back, he said.”

Calarinet

Parliamentary Secretary Hon. Jermaine Wade was also present at the closing of the seven day music workshop. Mr Wade gave a brief address in which he said that he is happy to see that so many kids had taken the opportunity to spend their Easter break learning a new instrument and that from the afternoon performance they were well on their way to becoming the future stars in the local bands.

Lloyd “Bimsha” Francis & Herman "Cupid"Francis

The Junior Minister, while congratulating the organizers and the children, said,  “What we have seen here today is truly small beginnings and we are seeing the talent coming out amongst our young people at a very early age. It shows that there is some continuity among Montserrat’s future musicans.”

Junior Minister, Hon. Jermaine Wade

The Director of Culture said that everyone who signed up for the program finished with one hundred percent attendance.