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Latest "English Hymnal" descendant christened in London

It wasn’t a thousand voices shouting to the saints, as one of the hymns in the sample booklet put it; but about 80 people gathered in St James’s, Sussex Gardens, in London recently to put a fair wind behind the latest revision of the famous green-bound hymn book whose first music editor, in 1906, was the composer Ralph Vaughan Williams, then only 33 years old

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New classical work composed by young St Margaret's Year 8 virtuoso Charlotte

Watch St Margaret’s Anglican Girls School music staff, joined by Year 11 double bass player Hilary, perform this exciting new classical work composed by Year 8 student Charlotte. Charlotte was recently awarded joint first place in the Australian Society of Music Education Young Composers Competition (Lower Secondary Division) for her composition titled ‘Ancient Voyage String Quinte’

Local

Student-led radio station to launch at Flinders

Matthew Flinders Anglican College Secondary School students are starting a radio station and who better to teach them the ropes than one of the Sunshine Coast’s best, Old Flinderian and Hot 91.1FM Radio Host Sam Coward (Flinders Class of 1996)?