Bel Canto Win 1st Place with Gifts - Judges Comment on 'Outstanding Piece'

Bel Canto, from Firbank Grammar School, have been awarded 1st Place with Outstanding Success in the Category Treble Choir for their performance of Gifts at Austria's premiere global youth music festival - Summa Cum Laude. The work, which sets the poem by Oodgeroo Noonuccal was specially commissioned for the choir to perform during their current European Tour.

The representative from the jury commented on how much he enjoyed the work and written comments included that it was an "outstanding piece".

The choir have now been asked to perform Gifts at the Gala Winners' Concert in the Great Hall of the Wiener Konzerthaus on July 8th.

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