Big shows in Victor

Encounter Lutheran College presented its production of the much loved classic, The Sound Of Music, at four sold out performances last week at the Victor Harbor Town Hall.

The students - and year one teacher Josh Koop, who played Captain Von Trapp - shone as they took their audiences on a musical journey with authentic costumes, backdrops and props.

One audience member, Wendy Hodgson, travelled from Adelaide to watch the show wrote to the College "singing" her praises of the production.

"What a wonderful show it was! I soon forgot the performers were school children, except for one, who was made for the role of Captain Von Trapp," she said.

"Everything about the production, including all the behind-the-scenes work, the orchestra, set designs, lighting, stage hands etc., just flowed. You could feel the pleasure from the audience."

Brass Band back to Victor

On Sunday, June 23 the Granite Community Band will welcome the Warriparinga Brass Band to Victor Harbor for a performance.

The Warriparinga Brass Band are an ensemble from the Marion City Band of around 30 musicians and have been busily preparing for the State Band Championships.

The Granite Community Band, conducted by Guy Mansbridge, will bring a variety of music to the first half with an Australiana theme. The band will be supported by The Granite Strings and The Granite Sax and Friends Jazz Group.

Then The Warriparinga Brass Band will play under the baton of Veronica Boulton to play a range of music.

To conclude, both bands will combine to present The March of the Belgian Paratroopers and Always Look on the Bright Side of Life.

"It provides both bands the opportunity to interact plus gives our local audience the opportunity to come and listen to some top-class musicians without the need to travel to Adelaide," Granite Band president Bill Lowe said.

The concert will be held on Sunday, June 23 at The Lutheran Church Centre. Doors open 1.30pm for 2pm start. Tickets are $5, available at RAA Victor Harbor or at the door.