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Performing Arts Colours Assembly

Auckland Grammar School has a proud history of excellence within the Performing Arts. The school offers a variety of pathways within the arts for boys to develop and showcase their skills and talents. From Theatre to Drama, Cultural to Music groups, Debating and more, the Performing Arts are a fundamental component of our school and allow boys to reach the pinnacle in their chosen field. It was a privilege that last year we could institute the Performing Colour and that tradition can continue with recognising individual excellence from within the Performing Arts.

Each year Auckland Grammar students perform on a variety of Performing Arts stages and contexts both within the school and externally. To individually excel at the highest level of their chosen field requires considerable dedication, commitment, practice and rehearsal.

On Wednesday 29 November, a number of students were recognised as having exhibited these strengths. Congratulations to:

  • Form 7 student J. B. Brown, awarded Colours for Choral
  • Form 5 student C. H. S. Cheung, awarded Colours for violin
  • Form 6 student W. Lee, awarded Colours for viola
  • Form 7 student S. T. Manning, awarded Colours for Choral
  • Form 6 student S. H. A. S. Peita, awarded Colours for Public Speaking (Ngā Manu Kōrero)
  • Form 7 student T. J. Sawyer, awarded Colours for Drama
  • Form 6 student R. V. Williams, awarded Colours for Choral

In addition, three special awards were presented:

  • The Performing Arts Excellence Award was presented to Form 7 student J. B. Brown (pictured above)
  • The Performing Arts Contribution Award was presented to Form 7 student T. J. Sawyer
  • The Performing Arts Outstanding Performance of the Year Award was presented to R. R. Ediriweera Wijesuriya

Congratulations to all students who crossed stage. More information about each of the recipient’s individual contributions can be found here.