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All-Island Choral Festival 2010

Sep 4, 2010 3:02:53 PM - thesundayleader.lk

Festival of Choirs is an event to celebrate 50 years of dedicated service by the Institute of Western Music and Speech (IWMS) to the children of our nation.

This Festival of Choirs, will be the first of its kind, that aims at all levels of choral singing. Given the rising interest in choral music, and our own Sri Lankan choirs, having brought honour to the country internationally, the Institute would like to further encourage local choirs, giving them the chance to develop their talents, and an opportunity to perform and excel.

The BMICH will reverberate with the blend of voices in harmony, when the IWMS will present the finals of this competition on September 11 at 5 p.m.

The well-known choirs of some of the leading schools are among the finalists.
Juniors : Good Shepherd Convent – Colombo 13
Stafford International School – Colombo 7
St. Lawrence’s School -  Colombo 6

Seniors      :     Ave Maria Convent – Negombo
Good Shepherd Convent – Colombo 13
Methodist College – Colombo 3
St. Benedict’s College – Colombo 13
St. Joseph’s College – Colombo10

Open     :     “Asteria”
The University of Visual and Performing Arts Choir

Parents, teachers, students and all who appreciate music and song are invited to attend in order to encourage and nurture these talented young people.
You can be assured of an evening of high quality entertainment.
Tickets are will be available at the IWMS office, No: 12, Kotalawela Gardens, Colombo 4.