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13 May 2019
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Generations in Jazz 2019

Generations in Jazz is a spectacular gathering in Mount Gambier that not only attracts the jazz legends of today, but the bright stars of tomorrow - bringing together up to 5,000 of Australia’s most talented musicians, along with a growing list of global artists...

Secondary students from more than 150 schools around the nation compete in the Stage Band Awards, while individual Jazz and Vocal Scholarships are also highly coveted, helping to secure the musical destiny of individuals with enormous promise. And then there are the daily concerts – the sound inside the James Morrison big top pavilion, seating up to 6100 people in the middle of a paddock, is simply incredible!

The entire Generations in Jazz concept is part of a regional city’s commitment to encouraging young artists from around the nation to reach for the stars. With a combination of clinics and concerts, Generations in Jazz has become the ultimate three-day jam session for several thousand artists at varying stages of their musical journey. Generations in Jazz represents a wonderful opportunity to listen, perform, respect, and develop a true appreciation for a truly wonderful sound, and be part of a commitment to furthering jazz in Australia and beyond.

Congratulations to all schools and participants who performed at Generations in Jazz on May 3-5. Some of the successes of SA Catholic School participants include the following places in the their relevant categories:

ANZ Australia Vocal Ensemble Awards:
DIVISION 3.1 - First Place Nazareth Catholic Community College

ANZ Australia Vocal Ensemble Awards - Most Outstanding Vocalist
Division 2 Winner - Christen Perdikoyiannis, St Mary's College

City of Mount Gambier Stage Band Awards:
DIVISION 2.2 – Third Place St Mary’s College
DIVISION 3.2 – Third Place Blackfriars Priory School
DIVISION 3.2 – Fourth Place Nazareth Catholic Community College
DIVISION 4.1 – Third Place St Michael’s College

City of Mount Gambier Stage Band Awards - Mixed Instrumentation
DIVISION 4+ - Second Place St Paul’s College
DIVISION 4+ - Third Place Tenison Woods College

Division 4 Superband Awards: ALTO SAXOPHONE 1
WILL SCHUBERT, St Michael's College

Division 3 Superband Awards: TROMBONE 4 
LAUREN LOGOZZO, Nazareth Catholic Community College

Division 2 Superband Awards: TRUMPET 3
ALANA PARISOTTO, St Michael's College

Division 2 Superband Awards: PIANO
TERESA KELLY, St Mary's College

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