Between Thursday 7 and Friday 15 March, 10 Peninsula High Schools will go head-to-head in the 2019 High School Band Slam at the V&A Waterfront’s Amphitheatre from 6pm.
The audience can expect to hear a wide range of music genres and instruments including drums, pianos, guitars and saxophones.
The shortlist of schools includes Rustenburg, Parklands, Bergvliet, Belhar, Wynberg Girls, Parel Vallei, Norman Henshilwood, Bishops College, Bridgetown and Elsies River High.
Each school band will be a scored by a panel of industry experts according to three categories. Musicality includes song arrangements, technical proficiency, artistic ability, originality and interpretation. For presentations the judges will look at performance attitude, stage dominance, confidence and rapport. For patronage, schools will need to show they have support, crowd participation, school spirit and enthusiasm.
Preliminary Rounds: 07 – 08, 13 – 14 March 2019 at 18h00
Finals: 15 March at 18h00