In its 30th Anniversary year, Brecon Jazz 2014 featured the likes of Warren Vache and Mike Harries, both Brecon Jazz 1984 originals, and Faby Lafertin and the newly re-formed Loose Tubes, both who featured in the early years.
At the other end of the spectrum, the much celebrated Laura Mvula, Grammy Award winner Gregory Porter, and the rising star Zara McFarlane all made their Brecon Jazz debut.
The Festival kicked off on 7th August when the legendary Burt Bacharach explored his extraordinary canon of hits in the Market Hall.
Over the Brecon Jazz weekend, Christ College’s Y Neuadd Goffa: The Memorial Hall hosted a series of concerts and masterclasses including:
We were delighted to be part of Brecon Jazz’s 30th Anniversary … here’s to 30 more!
After training hard over the summer break with the Welsh Sailing Squad, Emelia Tinch ( Yr 11) has been selected to become part of the Welsh National Laser Squad. With this selection she can now compete at national level. Well done Emelia!Read on
After winning the UK Pony Club Championships in the summer , Oliver and the Monmouthshire Mounted Games team set their sights on the Prince Philip Cup at the Horse of the Year Show, which took place at the Birmingham NEC October 6-10th. The UK Pony…Read on
17 pupils represented Christ College at the Welsh Schools Skiing Champs at Llangrannog Ski Centre. last weekend. The Primary school event had 52 entries, 27 girls and 25 boys. The event comprised of registered and unregistered ski racers, the registered children being club skiers….Read on
Pupils Ben, Bea, Rosie and Floss are making their mark in Wales Hockey. All are involved in Regional Performance Centres, which is the phase of the Wales programme that takes place at this time of the season. Wales squads are selected from the Regional Performance…Read on
Year 9 violinist, Kurumi , had a fantastic opportunity over the weekend after being selected to take part in a Baroque workshop led by renowned violinist, Rachel Podger. Held at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (RWCMD) in Cardiff, the event was organised…Read on
James Hayward (Yr 12) competed for Wales in the Hammer category at the SIAB Schools Track and Field Internationals in Derby last week. The Hammer category is one of the most technical and skillful athletic events. Despite hitting the cage, James still managed a new…Read on