Wollongong Eisteddfod 2014: Victoria takes chance to shine | photos

Victoria Smyth (picture No 3) performs in the 14 years only pop vocal – ballad solo category at the Wollongong 2014 Eisteddfod at Wesley Hall on Saturday afternoon.

The Wollongong Eisteddfod on Saturday evening at the Town Hall was a full house.

The crowds flocked in for the instrumental ensemble section as well as the musical theatre in costume groups and vocal groups sections.

Pictures: CHRISTOPHER CHAN

Results

Modern Vocals, Friday, June 13 

10 years and under vocal solo:1 Emerson Garcia (Albion Park Rail); 2 Soraya McCann (Keiraville); 3 Max Georgia Fraser (Berkeley); Charlotte Mercieca (Berkeley) highly commended; Olivia Grant (Figtree) highly commended

8 years and under musical theatre in costume solo:1 Stephanie Swords (Woronora); 2 Katie Williams (Albion Park Rail); 3 Molly Jancetic (Wollongong); Anabella Halakatevakis (Figtree) highly commended; Olivia Laurich (Farmborough Heights) highly commended.

8 years and under vocal solo: 1 Molly Jancetic (Wollongong); 2 Charlotte Turnbull (Mount Pleasant).

10 years only musical theatre in costume solo:1 Max Georgia Fraser (Berkeley);  2 Benjamin Hunter (Farmborough Heights); 3 Phoebe Green (Tarrawanna) Bella Thomas (Mortdale) highly commended; Laura Green (Tarrawanna) highly commended.

10 years and under songs from films, G-rated solo: f1 Jude McCann (Keiraville); 2 Emerson Garcia (Albion Park Rail); 3 Payton Jayde Leitch (Towradgi); Soraya McCann (Keiraville) highly commended.

10 years and under songs from films, G-rated solo:1 Benjamin Hunter (Farmborough Heights); 2 Alexandria Gunther (Corrimal); 3 Phoebe Green (Tarrawanna); Grace O’Shannessy (Mount Ousley) songs from films, G-rated solo.

12 years and under country music solo: 1 Chloe Heyman (Corrimal); 2 Brodie Fraser (Berkeley); 3 Taylor Hastie (Figtree);  Sienna Jovanovski (Cordeaux Heights); Stephanie Miletich (Barrack Heights) highly commended. 

15 and 16 years only vocal solo: 1 Katherine Allen (Annandale)

17 years and over jazz/blues solo:  1 Claire Crighton (Port Kembla).

16 years only musical theatre in costume solo: 1 Genevieve Sutton (Bulli); 2 Louise Corbett (Wollongong West); 3 Abigail Wighton (Cordeaux Heights); Natalie Chang (Horsley) highly commended.

13 years and over folk song solo: 1 Genevieve Sutton (Bulli). 

16 years only pop vocal- ballad solo:  1 Louise Corbett (Wollongong West); 2 Georgia Ward (Kiama Downs); 3 Emma Pazarkoski (Flinders); Bridee Arrighi (Coniston) highly commended; Grace Plunkett (Towradgi) highly commended; Kristie Srbinovski (Figtree) highly commended. 

Modern Vocals, Saturday, June 14

12 years and under songs from films, G-rated solo:1 Ella Williams (Barden Ridge); 2 Helen Johnstone (Thirroul); 3 Caitlin Frazer (Mortdale); Alixandra Lovric (Mount Pleasant) highly commended; Katelyn Pearce (Figtree) highly commended. 

9 years only  musical theatre in costume solo: 1 Aleyah Jabakhanji (East Corrimal); 2 Emerson Garcia (Albion Park Rail); 3 Charlotte Mercieca (Berkeley); Makenzie Bonney (Albion Park) highly commended; Paris Naumovski (Cordeaux Heights) highly commended. 

12 years and under songs from films, G-rated solo: 1 Madelin Hopkins (Farmborough Heights); 2 Elissa Sherley (Sutherland); 3 Mackenzie Glen (Albion Park); Jesse Dee Minovski (Port Kembla) highly commended; Lara Kirk-Downey (Figtree) highly commended. 

14 years only pop vocal- ballad solo: 1 Holly Sears (Figtree); 2 Olivia Wassef (Loftus); 3 Chelsea Harriman (Balgownie); Lily Archer (Shell Cove). 

15 years only musical theatre in costume solo: 1 Jaiden Thomas (Farmborough Heights); 2 Bonnie Bate (Thirroul);  3 Annabelle Lewis (Figtree).

14 years only pop vocal- up tempo solo: 1 Olivia Wassef (Loftus); 2 Holly Sears (Figtree) 3 Lily Archer (Shell Cove); Kate Harper (Cordeaux Heights) highly commended. 

Instrumental Ensembles, Saturday, June 14

13 years and over instrumental ensemble (9 or more players): 1 Friday Camerata (Wollongong); 2 City Of Wollongong Junior Brass Band (Woonona East); 3 Smith’s Hill High School Concert Band (Wollongong); BlueScope Steel Wind Ensemble (Wollongong) highly commended.

Musical Theatre and Vocal Choirs, Saturday, June 14 

Open age musical theatre in costume groups: 1 Nazareth Choir (Shellharbour) 

Open age vocal groups (minimum 8 members):  1 Choir of Southern Lights (Dapto); 2 Southern Sistas (Dapto); Encore Performing Arts Studio (Figtree) highly commended. 

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