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The Big Sing National Finale 2018 Awards

The Big Sing 2018 National Finale Awards

Here is the full list of awards presented at the Gala Concert, at the Michael Fowler Centre on Saturday 1st September. Congratulations to all who took part!

Performances will be uploaded to The Big Sing Youtube channel within the next week, but in the meantime, if you want to watch the Gala all over again on the big screen, tune in to Face TV (Sky Channel 83) this Monday 10th at 6.30pm after Checkpoint with John Campbell for a repeat screening of the whole fabulous evening!

• Schola – Baradene College of the Sacred Heart
• Animoso – Bethlehem College
• Viva Camerata – Rathkeale College & St Matthew’s Collegiate
• Femme – Southland Girls’ High School
• Black Watch Singers – St Cuthbert’s College
• Sings Hilda – St Hilda’s Collegiate School
• Con Anima – St Patrick’s College, Wellington

• Fortissimo – Dilworth School
• Paradisum – Epsom Girls’ Grammar School
• Macleans College Chorale – Macleans College
• OK Chorale – Palmerston North Boys’ High School
• Kentoris – Saint Kentigern College
• Amanda – St Margaret’s College and Christ’s College
• Leonessa – Takapuna Grammar School
• Blue Notes – Tawa College
• Con Brio – Villa Maria College
• Wellington College Chorale – Wellington College
• Cantala – Wellington East Girls’ College

• Bel Canto – Burnside High School
• Burnside High School Senior Chorale – Burnside High School
• St Cecilia Singers – Diocesan School for Girls
• Euphony – Kristin School
• Saints Alive – St Cuthbert’s College
• Cantare – Westlake Girls’ High School

The NZCF/SOUNZ Choral Composition Award
• Fergus Byatt
Hutt City Trophy – Best Performance in category one (New Zealand of Pasifika composition).

• Saints Alive – St Cuthbert’s College (for The Early Morning)

Tour Time Trophy – Best performance in category two (Classical, from medieval to present day, and written for choir or vocal ensemble).
• Bel Canto – Burnside High School (for Valkyrie)

Auahi Kore Performance Award – Best total performance of a work using Māori text.
• Fortissimo – Dilworth School (for E te Atua)

The Big Sing Youth Ambassadors Award – For the choir that demonstrates outstanding engagement with all elements of the Finale.
• Leonessa – Takapuna Grammar School