23 February 2012 / RECITAL SHOWCASES MUSICAL TALENT
The evening began with Emmeline Downer, 17, from Mevagissey, playing "La Cathedrale Engloutie' by Debussy. Emmeline has recently passed her Grade 8 piano with distinction and is working towards her diploma. She has also achieved Grade 8 on the flugel horn.
Georgina Rowe, 16, from Hayle, sang Bernstein and Handel songs, Maddie Wilshire, 15, from Redruth played the saxophone, Isabel Westlake, 16, from Truro, played the clarinet, Lauren Bose, 16, from Truro, played the violin, Georgina May, 16, from the Roseland sang, Gabby Kurdyla, 17, from Falmouth, played the tenor saxophone and Flossie Martin, 16, from Blackwater played the violin.
"The standard of performance was incredibly high," said Truro High Headmistress Caroline Pascoe. "It didn't feel as if we were listening to pupils but rather to professional musicians. I'm very proud of everything they've achieved."
The recital was compered by music teacher Rob Norman.
Ends 23 February 2012
Photo: The 8 students who performed. L to R: Gabby Kurdyla, Isabel Westlake, Maddie Wilshire, Lauren Bose, Emmeline Downer, Flossie Martin, Georgina Rowe and Georgina May
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