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Students Win in National Music Contest

Two Burnaby Schools classroom ensembles have received national recognition for their music skills. Capitol Hill Elementary has earned third place in their category in the competition and Second Street Community School has received an honourable mention.

Hundreds of teachers and thousands of students from coast to coast submitted entries in after learning, performing, and recording a Canadian song.

Scroll down to see the classes鈥 video entries.

Third place (plaque):听CAPITOL HILL ELEMENTARY
CATEGORY: JUNIOR INSTRUMENTAL 鈥 Grade 6/7 (Division 3) 鈥 Performing 鈥淢谩hsi ts鈥檈n寞w臋鈥 by Leela Gilday. It was scored for guitar, handbells, violin, xylophones, piano, and raven sounds.

CATEGORY: TOP NON-LIVE-OFF-THE-FLOOR PERFORMANCE 鈥 Grade 6/7 (Division 1) 鈥 鈥淕reat One鈥 by Jessie Reyez. Students chose the song “Great One” by Jessie Reyez, because of the music video, which focuses on the theme of family.

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Posted December 13, 2023