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musiCEA Inter School Music Competitions 2018

More than 60 schools participated in musiCEA Inter School Music Competitions 2018 in association with Academy for Musical Excellence at Gyan Manch, recently. Total numvers of participants was around 1000. The individual disciplines for this year were Piano, Keyboard, Guitar, Drums, Bollywood Vocals, Indian Traditional Vocals, English Vocals. Group performances were School Bands and Choirs. There were two categories Junior from six to twelve years and Senior from twelve plus to eighteen.

Some of the participating schools were La Martiniere for Boys and Girls, Loreto House, Loreto Dharamtalla, Calcutta International School, Assembly of God Church, LaksmipathSinghania Academy, Don Bosco, Saltlake School, DPS Mega City and New Town, GD Birla. Schools like BelghariaJatinDasVidhyapith, Kamala Girls, Maheswari School, Army Public School Barrackpore, HM Education, Aditya Academy Dum Dum and Barasat are also participating along side the more renowned schools.

It was Abahon Adak, a special child who performed Annie’s Song on keyboard. He is a student of Surendranath Majumdar at Academy for Musical Excellence, Kasba.

3-6 years old students of Kodaly Society of India presented specially created rhymes and songs demonstrating various musical elements.Calcutta International School choir  presented two songs. The Consul General of Japan, Mr. Masayuki Taga launched Music Theory Foundation book which is digitally available to everyone free of cost now. This is an initiative to reach out with affordable structured music education to every one every where.

The evening was ended with the Grand Prize distribution ceremony.

 

Senior Champions

Piano
Meghana Mitra La Martiniere for Girls

 

Keyboard
SavioAnkitBor St. Anthony’s High School

 

Guitar
Bisweshwar Paul Calcutta Public School Bidhan Park

 

Drums
Deepraj Chowdhury DPS Mega City

 

Bollywood Vocals

Maitrayee Roy – HM Education Centre

 

Indian Traditional Vocals

Debangana Sengupta – DPS Mega City

 

English Popular Vocals

Sreeja Paul- Aditya Academy

Junior Champions

English Popular Vocals

Sanara Mehta Vyas- La Martiniere for Girls

 

Indian Traditional Vocals

Sharmistha Debnath – KV Command

 

Bollywood Vocals

Sharmisth aDebnath – KV Command

 

Keyboard

Ayushman Sarkar- The Future Foundation School

 

Guitar

Meghna Moyra – Swami PranabanandaVidhyapith

 

 

Drums

Rajit Majumdar- DPS Mega City

 

 

Piano

Upasana Chatterjee- DPS Newtown.

 

Band

Don Bosco Park Circus

 

Choir

GD Birla Centre for Education

 

 

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