Nine enthusiastic drummers from Deniliquin's South West Music performed at its headquarters last Friday.TYLA HARRINGTON June 27, 2014 3:15am
South West Music students Luke Macdonald, Brook Begg, Sean Geary and Tom Hills with teacher Campbell Robinson (centre).
South West Music in Hardinge St was rocking last Friday night — literally.
Nine enthusiastic drummers, from 10-17 years old, performed in front of a 55 strong crowd for SMW’s mid-year concert.
Styles of music included rock, country and modern.
Teacher Campbell Robinson, who also performed, said despite a few technical issues the students performed ‘‘really well’’.
‘‘The students have been playing anywhere from six months to five years,’’ he said.
‘‘They all do a really great job and get really excited to go on stage.’’
Mr Robinson is still an active performer and says he enjoys teaching kids.
‘‘I’ve played in various bands. I’m still playing in a band in Swan Hill,’’ he said.
The students will perform again at the end of the year.
The redevelopment of Shepparton Library, which will feature accessible shelving, a teen-specific area, a Skype booth and internet-enabled work stations, will be completed in the next two months.
The Ovens & Murray qualifying final between Yarrawonga and Lavington on Saturday left spectators talking more about the standard of umpiring than the two competing teams.
Greater Shepparton City Council was successful in securing the National Cutting Horse Association Victorian Futurity Cutting Horse Championships for 2014 and 2015, with this year’s event scheduled from September 10-14 at Tatura Park.
The Kiss Angels, 50 Shades of Hope team have come up with a creative way of fundraising for the Relay for Life, a purple potty.
District hotels and businesses may change rosters with penalty rates for casual employees on Sundays set to be cut.
Students visit local businesses for reading lessons
Bottle thrown at Jason Cole in bitter aftermath to Seymour-Benalla game on Saturday.
A truck driver is lucky to be alive after crashing into a Jerilderie home yesterday morning.
Chef and co-owner of Heathcote’s Willow Room Brent Loam is thrilled with the listing in the 2015 Age Good Food Guide
Cobram kids learn about health with hospital as state-wide obesity campaign is launched.
Murray Irrigation to search for new boss after Anthony Couroupis finishes with the company.
A few anxious customers were outside the closed gates of the failed Bee-Jay Machinery business on Goulburn Valley Hwy in Shepparton on Tuesday morning, wondering what would become of deposits they had paid for tractors and other machinery.
A sophisticated hydroponic cannabis system was discovered by police at the Victoria Hotel last week.
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