What an outstanding set of awards collected by our students at the NZSM Jazz Festival last weekend. A total of 6 awards were won by Burnside:
BHS Big Band - Best Big Band
BHS Senior Jazz Combo (Hamish Smith, Matt Howes, Robert Petch, Josh Saville, Ryan Hall, Ella Dunbar Wilcox) - Best Jazz Combo
Hamish Smith (bass) was the winner of the Improvisation contest, winning a trophy and $500
Robert Petch - best big band drummer
Ryan Hall - best saxophonist
Matt Howes - best guitarist
If you are interested in hearing our outstanding jazz musicians, keep the evening of Sunday 28 September clear in your diaries for "JazzBar", once again being held at the Court Theatre. Info regarding tickets will follow in the next couple of weeks.