Archive for Festivals

BECKENHAM FESTIVAL DISTINCTION FOR CLOCK HOUSE CHOIR

The Clock House Choir performed beautifully at the Beckenham Festival on 26 November. They were awarded a Distinction and a bronze medal for their lively rendition of Naughty from Matilda, O come all you children and Rollerghoster.

SUCCESS AT THE SUTTON MUSIC FESTIVAL 2016

18th November 2016 was a great night for Emerald at the Sutton Music Festival. The Osiris Ensemble were awarded ‘Outstanding’ and came away with the Borough Challenge Shield, the Senior Challenge Shield, a first place gold medal and some fantastic comments. Emerald Chamber Choir won their class too with ‘Distinction’ and were awarded the Intermediate […]

FLEXIBAND WINS THE CUP

The Emerald Flexiband took part in the 2016 Croydon Performing Arts Festival and were honoured to be awarded ‘Distinction’ and the Richard Gilbert Cup for their performance of West Side Story.  

CHAMBER CHOIR WINS SHIELD FOR FIFTH TIME!

Emerald Chamber Choir won the Intermediate Challenge Shield at the 2015 Sutton Music Festival. They were awarded for a ‘Distinction’ level performance. This is the fifth time that the Emerald Chamber Choir have won this shield over the years! Their programme included ‘Senwa Dedende’  - Ghana Trad., ‘Stocking and Shirt’ – Alan Bullard and ‘Electricity’ […]

COULSDON AND PURLEY FESTIVAL

Emerald had an extremely successful day at the festival on 2nd March. Emerald Chorus came first in their class, singing in four parts and were awarded Honours. Chamber Choir entertained the crowd with their singing, achieving a Distinction and Osiris won their class and were also awarded a Distinction. The comments by the adjudicator Soo […]

WINNERS THREE YEARS IN A ROW!

Came home after a great concert to this last night. We have been given a commemorative plaque for the Beckenham Festival for winning 3 years in a row. It is very kind of the festival committee to give us something to keep as we have to give the beautiful shields back each year.

BECKENHAM FESTIVAL 2012

Beckenham Senior School Shield 2012 Emerald Chamber Choir were awarded the Prize Baton and Osiris Ensemble won the Senior School Shield for the third year running. ‘This was a wonderful demonstration of vocal control and balance and really brought out the feeling of the song…extremely musical.’ Patricia Williams at Beckenham Festival 2012 (Osiris Ensemble)

SUTTON MUSIC FESTIVAL 2012

Neil Jenkins, adjudicator at the Sutton Music Festival 9th November 2012 awarded the Osiris Ensemble the Challenge Shield and First place in the 18 and under choirs category. ‘This was a real Rolls-Royce of a vocal group, possessed of a vibrant, attractive tone. The tuning was remarkably good. There is something very polished about this […]