Working in small groups, Andy took the students through the context and rhythms of African Drumming with students working together to create a brilliant sound.
The day culminated with Andy working with every student in Alway having a percussion instrument to play and the Neuadd was rocking by the end of the day!
The workshop was part of the preparations for this year’s Alway Production of ‘The Lion King Junior’ with our team of percussion students particularly benefitting from the workshop just before they start musical rehearsals with percussion director, Gareth Hamlin. We were very fortunate to have Andy who has over 35-year’s experience as a professional musician. He has played with some of the leading Musicians, Artists and Orchestras in the world for live performances and film, television, and recording sessions. He has covered all genres of music as well as playing in the orchestra for many of London’s West End Shows. As the images show, the students had great fun and gained a lot from the experience.
Our Junior pupils started the RESOLVEit Superhero Academy last week. RESOLVEit are a Welsh community interest company specialising in personal safety. Their core aim is to promote personal safety education using four core principles; Awareness, Avoidance, Dialogue and Action. These principles underpin all their workshops…Read on
Former Christ College Brecon pupil Jim Roberts has won a gold medal at the Paralympic Games, leading the Great British wheelchair rugby team to victory in Japan. Old Breconian Jim scored 24 tries against top team USA in the exciting final which finished 54-49. It…Read on
This year our year 9 have been working with the History, Art and photography departments in Christ College Brecon and The Regimental Museum of the Royal Welsh, Brecon, to learn about a key event in our local history, the Merthyr rising of 1831. They have…Read on
Christ College Brecon is, once again, supporting former pupil and father of one, Des Lally, as he takes on his next fundraising challenge; the British and Irish Peaks Five Mountains in Five Countries in Three Days (BIP553). On 28 July Des will begin his journey…Read on
Christ College Brecon pupils have been given an insight into the world of photography by award winning Spanish photographer, Alex Jaime. Alejandro Jaime Nunez was born in Malaga in 1993 and began his photography career in 2006 with a photographic trip to the Gambia with…Read on