Taiwan song to inspire Bremer


The Tan-zi Youth Wind Ensemble from Taiwan played at Bremer High School on Thursday. Photo: Rob Williams / The Queensland Times

The Queensland Times
Date: 25th Jul 2015
By: Andrew Korner

BREMER State High School students traded a bit of Aussie culture for the sweet sounds of a visiting Taiwanese orchestra this week.

An entourage of 50 performers and 20 teachers and parents from the Tan-zi Youth Wind Ensemble dropped into Ipswich on Thursday, performing for an appreciative crowd at Bremer High.

Deputy principal Melissa Winks said Bremer’s music and performing arts students were gob smacked at the skill and professionalism of the ensemble, which put on a half-hour performance for their hosts.

“It was a wonderful cultural and learning experience for our students,” Ms Winks said.

“They don’t get to see a band of that magnitude and standard often, so it is great that our kids have been exposed to it.”     [FULL  STORY]

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