Wesley College Music Festival March 2012

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It was a hat-trick of victories for our Senior and Junior Orchestra and Senior Jazz Band who swept the boards the Wesley College Interschools Music Festival held in Dublin on Saturday 3 March. The Senior Orchestra, conducted by Ruth O Leary, played the rousing "The Valiant Knight" by Charles Woodhouse and scooped first place and took the Miller Cup. The Senior Jazz Band, conducted by Eamon Cahill, played the popular "Theme from Mission Impossible" by Lalo Schiffrin and gained second place while the Junior Orchestra conducted by Margaret O’Faoláin de Bhróithe delighted the audience with a duet of numbers; "Marco takes a Walk" by Sheila Nelson and the "Double Surprise Symphony" by Haydn and were awarded third place. Celebrations took place afterwards in the Red Cow Moran Hotel, where the children enjoyed a meal.