Leanne Christian a Grade 3 violin student is DAME’s 2011 Student of the year in the recently concluded ABRSM practical exams while Mekisha Harrigan a Flute student topped the DAME local practical exam.
100 students in total sat the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) practical exam and the Dominica Association of Music Educators (DAME) practical exams from April 11 – 16, 2011 at the UWI Center for Continuing Studies.
Students came from the studios of Pearle Christian, Valena Letang, Christian Musical Class, and Huguette St. Hillaire,
Fifty seven (57) students took the ABRSM exams: 14 received Distinctions, 20 Merits and 23 Passes while 43 students took the DAME local exams; 9 received Distinctions, 23 Merits and 9 Passes.
Students were examined on Flute, Recorder, Guitar, Violin, Piano, Clarinet, French horn and Saxophone. The exam level ranged from grades 1 to 7
A High Scorers Concert will be held on Thursday 28th April 2011 at Convent High School Auditorium at 6:30pm. Students who obtained distinction pieces will be performing. Prizes will also be awarded to students who obtained highest scores in the various disciplines. Students who have demonstrated discipline, diligence and commitment from the various studios will also be receiving prizes.