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Guitar Ensembles Assemble

08 July 2016

Guitarists from both the Prep and Senior School proved to be an asset to EHS, taking part in the Guitar section of the Leamington Spa Competitive Festival last weekend. The Prep and Senior Guitar ensembles, directed by Miss Larner, won the awards for the best Junior and Senior ensembles in the competition.  The adjudicator, Andrew Gough, commented on the high standard of the guitarists at EHS, and the girls brought back a multitude of solo, duo and ensemble awards. All thirteen girls who took part in the competition did themselves and the school proud. Congratulations to the following award winners:


Doris Rigby Cup - Solo Class: Initial to Grade 1

Winner: Emma Boocock (Prep)

Second Place: Vyhahavi Singu (Prep)


The J. Season Mve Cup - Solo Class: Grade 4 to 5

Winner: Emilia Smith (Prep)

Second Place: Naomi Okafor (Senior)


Solo completion for Grade 6-7

Second Place: Nisha Ark (Senior)


Duo Class - Under 11s

First Place - Emilia Smith & Zeena Abdalla (Prep)


Duet Class - Under 16s

Winners: Nisha Ark & Naomi Okafor (Senior)


Large Junior Guitar Ensemble

First Place: EHS Prep Guitar Ensemble

Ari Langrick, Emilia Smith, Emma Boocock, Grace Smallwood, Navneet Phull

Ria Lal, Sophia Islam-Choudhury, Sundeep Mudhar, Tara Coomarasamy,

Vybhavi Singu, Zeena Abdalla


Karen Knott Cup - Best Junior Guitar Ensemble

Winners - EHS Prep Guitar Ensemble


Gilbert Biberian Cup - Best Senior Guitar Ensemble

Winners: Nisha Ark & Naomi Okafor (Senior)

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