Mrs Jodie Williams - A Week of Success at the Clarence Eisteddfod 

Over the past week I have been incredibly proud of our music and drama students and staff who have performed exceptionally well at the 2016 Clarence Eisteddfod. Whilst specific winners are highlighted below, all students who have competed have been great ambassadors for the College and our rich tradition of music and drama. 

A summary of results is outlined below: 


  • 1stPlace in the Secondary School Choir section
  • 1stPlace in the Ensemble or Band – Primary School section Grade 6 Band
  • 1stPlace in the Small Ensemble – Secondary School section St Virgil’s College Jazz Ensemble (Christopher McGuinness-Terry, Lucas Hlis, Jarrod Hunter, Benjamin Spinks, Kalen Robey and Jaidyn Gluskie)
  • 2nd Place in the Secondary Concert Band section
  • 2nd Place in the Percussion Ensemble – Secondary School section
  • Certificate of Merit for the Choir Grade 6 and under section Junior School Choir
  • Certificate of Merit for the Ensemble or Band – Primary School section Grade 5 Band


  • Humorous Poem – 1st Place – Hugh Gable
  • Humorous Poem – 2nd Place – Kerem Turhal
  • Humorous Poem – Certificate of Merit – Kon Gubriel Kon
  • Impromptu Reading – Equal 2nd Place – Jaidyn Gluskie
  • Impromptu Reading – Equal 2nd Place – Christopher McGuinness-Terry
  • Impromptu Reading – Certificate of Merit – Hugh Gable
  • Prepared Reading – First Place: Hugh Gable
  • Prepared Reading – Second Place: Christopher McGuinness-Terry
  • Prepared Reading – Certificate of Merit: Jacob King
  • Duologue in Costume – First Place: Kerem Turhal and Hugh Gable
  • Duologue in Costume – Certificate of Merit: Kon Gubriel Kon and Jaidyn Gluskie
  • Duologue in Costume – Certificate of Merit: Alexander Tsakirakis and Christopher McGuinness-Terry
  • Improvisation Group – First Place: Hugh Gable, Alexander Tsakirakis, Kerem Turhal, Kon Gubriel Kon and Christopher McGuinness-Terry.

 The Clarence Eisteddfod hold a Prize Winners’ Concert to publicly showcase outstanding performances from the various groups. This is to be held at the Clarence Uniting Church, on the corner of Cambridge and York Street, Bellerive, on Sunday September 18 at 2pm. Please come along. The following students have been invited to perform:

Christopher McGuinness-Terry -  Senior Championship poem entry

Hugh Gable - Humorous poem 

Kerem Turhal and Hugh Gable -  Duologue in Costume