Emma Cooper-Williams and Sophie Mashlan have had their original songs selected for the annual Play It Strange CD. "Shadow" (by Sophie) and "How This Story Ends" (by Emma) will be professionally recorded and the album will be available later this year on Bandcamp.
News and Achievements
Five Rangitoto College students were part of two crews who competed at the World HipHop Championships in Las Vegas recently. Over 50 countries were represented.
Congratulations to The Fundamentals choir who were awarded Silver at the National Finals of the Big Sing Choral Festival in Dunedin.
Congratulations to Zoe Fifield, Year 11, who has been selected as part of the cast for the professional production of Billy Elliot the Musical.
Congratulations to Elim Lin, Christopher Carson, Catherin Oh and Zeke Thornton an receiving High Distinction Awards in ICAS Science. This means that these 4 students are in the Top 1%.
Elim Lin and Christopher Carson will also receive medals as they did exceptionally well.
Approximately 150 students in Rangitoto College bands and orchestras were involved in the 2016 KBB Music Festival.
Over 50 countries competed in the World HipHop Championships in Las Vegas. Rangitoto Students Giverny Hing and Eden Coleman who are part of the New Zealand Megacrew group gained a Bronze Medal.
Emilia Snelgrove, Lucy Hunt and Piani Afu placed 12th overall.
Alex Maloney (Class of 2008)
Silver Medal - Rio Olympics
49erFX Class with Molly Meech
Congratulations to the eight Rangitoto Jazz ensembles who took part in the Auckland Schools Jazz Band Competition over the last 2 weekends.
Five Rangitoto College students have been selected for the KBB Music Festival Honours Orchestra and Concert Band.
Bridget has been selected to perform in The Phantom of the Opera in the West End from September 2016 onwards. This has been her dream since high school, and after a very long process of several auditions she has reached this goal.
Rangitoto College Music Department hosted it's annual Piano Competition and Instrumental Competition on Sunday 7 August. There were over 30 competitors, and the event was adjudicated by Ryan Youens (composer/viola player) and Jasmine Sun (flute/piano/chamber music expert).
Student Danica Andreas tells Adam Dudding and Bevan Read about a day in the life of a student at the College.
Madison recently competed at the annual World Championships of Performing Arts in Los Angeles.
Emma has been awarded a $1500.00 scholarship to attend the AMDA summer school in Los Angeles or New York after performing at the Kairos Dance Convention in July.
Kenzlee Sotogi and Quinn Annemans (both Year 12 students) attended the Kairos Dance Convention at the end of Term 2.
Enrolments for 2017 are now currently underway.For further information please click on Enrolments.
Congratulations to all the students who competed at the DanceBrandz Auckland Regional Competitions on Saturday 25 June. Rangitoto College Magnum Troupe was placed 3rd, Magnum Company 2nd, with Georgia Chandler and Cassidy Coburn taking out 1st place with their duet.
The Fundamentals – Winner “Best Unaccompanied Performance of any Genre”
The Fundamentals – Runner Up “Best Festival Recital Programme by a Mixed Choir”
Mainly Men – Runner Up “Performance in the Other Styles Category”
Rangitoto College were honoured to be awarded the Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Award for Excellence in Governing.
The Judges said: