Music

Pupil success

Congratulations to Ewan Partington on receiving the Mark Jones Award in the annual West Glamorgan Youth Music concert held in the Brangwyn Hall last night. Ewan is currently principal clarinettist of the County youth wind orchestra and was selected to receive this award for his commitment and achievements. Also ex-pupil Baydn Hughes received the John Jenkins young performer award. Baydn is currently auditioning for music colleges and has already received an unconditional offer for the Royal Welsh College of music…
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School Musical Production – Fame

Dwr-y-Felin Comprehensive School is very pleased to announce that its annual musical production for this academic year is ‘Fame’. Produced and directed by Head of Music Luke Lockyer with choreography by year 11 pupil Leah Yemm, the production will be taking place in the school theatre from Monday 13th to Thursday 16th February 2017. The musical is set in New York City, in the old high school of performing arts on 46th Street East of Broadway, just off Times Square,…
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Recent music exam success

Congratulations to Ruby McNab (year 8) for passing her grade 3 flute exam with a distinction.  Ruby has only been playing for just over a year so this is an excellent achievement. Congratulations also go to Ewan Partington (year 10) for passing his grade 8 clarinet exam with a distinction.  Ewan has been working hard over the last year and has also successfully gained a place on the Six Counties Youth Wind Orchestra. Well done to both!        …
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West Glamorgan Music Service Consultation

City and County of Swansea and Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council Consultation document Proposal This consultation is a proposal to end the ‘West Glamorgan Music Service’ (WGMS) with effect from 31 August 2016, and to create a single music service in each local authority under a Service Level Agreement (SLA) with schools (and with the college in Neath Port Talbot). You are invited to comment on this proposal. Please click on the link to the WGMS consultation document below for…
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‘These Colours Don’t Run’

On Saturday 16th January Dwr-y-felin Music Department were part of a special screening of the hit film ‘Pride’ in the Gwyn Hall Neath organised by the British Film Institute (BFI) for the ‘Britain on Film Special Screenings’. The film is set in the summer of 1984 during the Miner’s Strike and at the same time there is the Gay pride march taking place. Mark Ashton along with friends from ‘Gays the word’ bookstore take note of the miners struggle and…
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Festival of Music

The Festival of Music last night was fantastic! A big thank you to all staff and pupils that were involved but especially Rachel and Hywel. Our pupils were an absolute credit to the school. Parents, family and governors said it was one of the best concerts yet! Well done all. Sue Handley (Headteacher)

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