Young maestros from across the North West wow at celebration

Pictured at the Education Authority's  Music Service Prizenight, EA Music Service Officers Janet Cooke, Naoimh Simpson, Anne Bergin, John Bergin and Simon O'Hare with young musicians who received their graded certificates at the Strule Arts Centre Omagh. Back Row (l-r): Robert Henderson Lumen Christi College (Grade 6); Orlaith McCaffrey Loreto GS (Grade 3); Elle Gilmore Collegiate GS (Grade 3); Jacky Cheung Portora Royal GS (Grade 1); Patrick McCrystal Christian Brother GS (Grade 8); Samuel Coalter Portora Royal (Grade 5); Stephen Humphreys Portora Royal GS (Grade 7); Aidan Kelly Christian Brothers GS (Grade 7); DJ (Daniel) Dunn St Joesph's Boys HS (Grades 5 & 7) and Maria Gallagher Lumen Christi College (Grade 5).
Pictured at the Education Authority's Music Service Prizenight, EA Music Service Officers Janet Cooke, Naoimh Simpson, Anne Bergin, John Bergin and Simon O'Hare with young musicians who received their graded certificates at the Strule Arts Centre Omagh. Back Row (l-r): Robert Henderson Lumen Christi College (Grade 6); Orlaith McCaffrey Loreto GS (Grade 3); Elle Gilmore Collegiate GS (Grade 3); Jacky Cheung Portora Royal GS (Grade 1); Patrick McCrystal Christian Brother GS (Grade 8); Samuel Coalter Portora Royal (Grade 5); Stephen Humphreys Portora Royal GS (Grade 7); Aidan Kelly Christian Brothers GS (Grade 7); DJ (Daniel) Dunn St Joesph's Boys HS (Grades 5 & 7) and Maria Gallagher Lumen Christi College (Grade 5).

Budding young musicians from across Londonderry and the wider North West took part in the Education Authority’s Music Service’s ‘Prize night,’ which was hosted at the Strule Arts Centre, Omagh.

Young people with a passion for music at various stages of musical development took to the stage to perform using a wide range of musical instruments.

Pictured at the Education Authority's Music Service 'Prizenight' are young musicians from the Derry/Londonderry and Limavady area who were presented with their graded certificates at the Strule Arts Centre Omagh. Back Row (l-r) Naoimh Simpson EA Music Service; Robert Henderson Lumen Christi College (Grade 6); DJ (Daniel) Dunn St Joesph's Boys HS (Grades 5 & 7); Robyn Quigg Limavady GS (Grade 2) and Anne Bergin EA Music Service. Front Row (l-r) Conor Gallagher St Columb's College (Grades 3 & 4); Daniel Devenney Limavady GS (Grade 1); Maria Gallagher Lumen Christi College (Grade 5) and Molly Hannaway Foyle College (Grade 3). Missing from photograph Eve Flood Thornhill College (Grade 4); Rosa Walsh St Cecilia's College (Grade 6) and Lucian McCauley St Columb's College (Grade 7).

Pictured at the Education Authority's Music Service 'Prizenight' are young musicians from the Derry/Londonderry and Limavady area who were presented with their graded certificates at the Strule Arts Centre Omagh. Back Row (l-r) Naoimh Simpson EA Music Service; Robert Henderson Lumen Christi College (Grade 6); DJ (Daniel) Dunn St Joesph's Boys HS (Grades 5 & 7); Robyn Quigg Limavady GS (Grade 2) and Anne Bergin EA Music Service. Front Row (l-r) Conor Gallagher St Columb's College (Grades 3 & 4); Daniel Devenney Limavady GS (Grade 1); Maria Gallagher Lumen Christi College (Grade 5) and Molly Hannaway Foyle College (Grade 3). Missing from photograph Eve Flood Thornhill College (Grade 4); Rosa Walsh St Cecilia's College (Grade 6) and Lucian McCauley St Columb's College (Grade 7).

Senior school musicians performed a specially arranged repertoire displaying exemplary levels of musicianship and technical virtuosity.

The Omagh Junior and Intermediate wind bands and Junior String orchestra gave outstanding performances to a packed theatre with classics such as ‘Don’t Stop Believin’ by Journey and ‘The Magnificent Seven’. Awards were presented to over 30 high achieving exam pupils from the past academic year. The Music Service was delighted with the appreciative response and thanked parents and guardians for all their support throughout the year.

Above right: EA Music Service Officers Janet Cooke, Naoimh Simpson, Anne Bergin, John Bergin and Simon O’Hare with young musicians who received their graded certificates at the Strule Arts Centre, Omagh. Back Row (l-r) Robert Henderson Lumen Christi College (Grade 6); Orlaith McCaffrey Loreto GS (Grade 3); Elle Gilmore Collegiate GS (Grade 3); Jacky Cheung Portora Royal GS (Grade 1); Patrick McCrystal Christian Brother GS (Grade 8); Samuel Coalter Portora Royal (Grade 5); Stephen Humphreys Portora Royal GS (Grade 7); Aidan Kelly Christian Brothers GS (Grade 7); DJ (Daniel) Dunn St Joesph’s Boys HS (Grades 5 & 7) and Maria Gallagher Lumen Christi College (Grade 5).

Front Row (l-r) Conor Gallagher St Columb’s College (Grades 3 & 4); Eibhlinn Fee Mount Lourdes GS (Grade 1); Daniel Devenney Limavady GS (Grade 1); Jamie Harpur Omagh HS (Grade 2); Emma Egerton Enniskillen Model PS (Grade 2); Robyn Quigg Limavady GS (Grade 2) and Molly Hannaway (Grade 3) Foyle College. Missing from the picture Eve Flood Thornhill College (Grade 4); James Balfour Portora Royal GS (Grade 6); Rosa Walsh St Cecilia’s College (Grade 6); Lucian McCauley St Columb’s College (Grade 7) and Emer Kennedy Mount Lourdes GS (Grade 8).

Pictured at the Education Authority's Music Prize Night in the Strule Arts Centre Omagh are Senior Musicians who performed a specially arranged repertoire for friends and family, Back Row (l-r) John Bergin EA Music Service; Patrick McCrystal; Matthew McManus Christian Brothers GS and Anne Bergin EA Music Service. Front Row (l-r) DJ (Daniel) Dunn St Joseph's Boys HS; Johnathan Kirke Omagh Academy; Dominic Loughrey Christian Brothers GS and Daisy Hannaway Foyle College.

Pictured at the Education Authority's Music Prize Night in the Strule Arts Centre Omagh are Senior Musicians who performed a specially arranged repertoire for friends and family, Back Row (l-r) John Bergin EA Music Service; Patrick McCrystal; Matthew McManus Christian Brothers GS and Anne Bergin EA Music Service. Front Row (l-r) DJ (Daniel) Dunn St Joseph's Boys HS; Johnathan Kirke Omagh Academy; Dominic Loughrey Christian Brothers GS and Daisy Hannaway Foyle College.

Above right: Back Row (l-r) Naoimh Simpson EA Music Service; Robert Henderson Lumen Christi College (Grade 6); DJ (Daniel) Dunn St Joesph’s Boys HS (Grades 5 & 7); Robyn Quigg Limavady GS (Grade 2) and Anne Bergin EA Music Service. Front Row (l-r) Conor Gallagher St Columb’s College (Grades 3 & 4); Daniel Devenney Limavady GS (Grade 1); Maria Gallagher Lumen Christi College (Grade 5) and Molly Hannaway Foyle College (Grade 3). Missing from photograph Eve Flood Thornhill (Grade 4); Rosa Walsh St Cecilia’s College (Grade 6) and Lucian McCauley St Columb’s College (Grade 7).

Far left: Back Row (l-r) John Bergin EA Music Service; Patrick McCrystal; Matthew McManus Christian Brothers GS and Anne Bergin EA Music Service. Front Row (l-r) DJ (Daniel) Dunn St Joseph’s Boys HS; Johnathan Kirke Omagh Academy; Dominic Loughrey Christian Brothers GS and Daisy Hannaway Foyle College.