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09/01/2015


ESU Argentina
The English Speaking Union - Argentina

"CREATING GLOBAL UNDERSTANDING THROUGH ENGLISH”

XVIII SINGING COMPETITION
 MARTIN GARVIE TROPHY



Program

Program


WINNER
1st Prize Ms. 
Madariaga, Belén from St.George’s College - North


St. George’s College North



2nd Prize Ms. Camila Bas , from  Colegio “Jesus Maria” -  Centro 

Colegio Jesús María


3RD Prize Ms. Nicole Pluis , from Barker College

Barker College

PHOTOS



08/26/2015

ESU Argentina
The English Speaking Union - Argentina

Education. Scholarship. Understanding.

XVlII SINGING COMPETITION 2015
Martin Garvie Trophy




Buenos Aires, August 26th, 2015

Dear Head of Member School,

ESU Argentina invites all member schools to send a student representative to the 18th Singing Competition to be held at the British Art Centre, Suipacha 1333, on Tuesday, 29th September at 12,30.

Each school is invited to send one Argentine born representative aged between 16 and 18 to the competition. No participant can represent their school more than once. The participant will have to prepare two songs in English, each one not exceeding three minutes. This year it would be preferable to choose songs from musicals both theatre and films. All the competitors will sing one of their songs and the judges will invite the five with the highest scores to sing their second song. The winner will be judged on both songs presented.

There will be a piano and a microphone system available for those who wish to use it. The singer may be accompanied, live, by any one instrument such as piano, keyboard or guitar. Amplification equipment will be available for recorded accompaniment only CD which should be prepared containing only the two tracks required.

The competitor should arrive at the Auditorium by 10.45 for a trial of equipment. School uniform may not be worn. Formal dress is required. Boys in suits. Girls elegantly dressed. Informally dressed participants will not be admitted.

Guests, parents or teachers should arrive at 12. Once we know how many schools are participating we will let you know how many guests we can fit in. At the moment we can confirm that each school can bring 6 people in total.

Please complete and send the enclosed enrollment form A by e-mail before this coming Wednesday September 9th.The program will be drawn up on the basis of the information given on the second form B, whose deadline is Friday September 18th. No change may be made after this date. Deadlines must be kept to ensure the good runnin of the competition. (you will find both forms in the attachment).
The judges will be using specific criteria to assess the singers. The winner will have demonstrated a high level of skill in the following areas: vocal technique; musical notes and rhythm; expression; interpretation; musical ability and stage presence.

Thank you for helping us to promote international understanding and friendship through the English language and music. ESU would also like to thank the University of Cambridge International Examinations for sponsoring the competition, and the British Art Centre -- for allowing us to use their wonderful premises.

Yours sincerely,


Malcolm Rodman
ESU Chairman

www.esu.org.ar

SC-Invitation-Letter-Forms-A-B 2015.doc

10/15/2013



THE ENGLISH SPEAKING UNION ARGENTINA


“CREATING GLOBAL UNDERSTANDING THROUGH ENGLISH”

XVI Singing Competition
 Martin Garvie Trophy 





Program


Program


Program

PHOTOS

   
     



09/16/2013




Buenos Aires, August 10th ,2013

Dear Head of Member School,

ESU Argentina invites all member schools to send a student representative to the 16 Embassy Residence, Gelly y Obes 2333, on Tuesday, 8 October at 12,30.

Each school is invited to send one Argentine born representative aged between 16 and 18 to the competition. No participant can represent their school more than once. The participant will have to prepare two songs in English, each one not exceeding three minutes. The choice of song is entirely free. All the competitors will sing one of their songs and the judges will invite the five with the highest scores to sing their second song. The winner will be judged on both songs presented.


 Invitation letter 2013.doc

 


08/18/2013
Singing Competition

Dear Member Schools

Save the Date:

The English Speaking Union of Argentina is very pleased to announce that the Martin Garvie XVI Singing Competition

will be held this year on Tuesday, 8th October at the British Embassy Residence.

www.esu.org.ar

 


12/05/2012

THE ENGLISH SPEAKING UNION ARGENTINA

“Creating global understanding through English”
XV Singing Competition Martin Garvie Trophy

Thursday 27th September at 1300




University of Cambridge International Examinations is the world’s largest provider of international education programmes and qualifications for 5-19 year olds. Our qualifications are taken in over 160 countries and recognised by universities, education providers and employers across the world.


WINNER
Mr. Teofilo Saravi Tiscornia from San Antonio School-Areco
.


Program

Program

PHOTOS

 
 
10/18/2010

THE ENGLISH SPEAKING UNION  ARGENTINA

“Creating global understanding through English”



XIV Singing Competition Martin Garvie Trophy

University of Cambridge International Examinations is the world's largest provider of international education programmes and qualifications for 5-19 year olds. Our qualifications are taken in over 160 countries and recognised by universities, education providers and employers across the world
Wednesday 6th October 2010


BRITISH ART CENTRE - AACI

Thursday 6th October 2011


WINNERS
  • Facundo Castro Videla from Woodville School-Bariloche Constanza Isla , from "Colegio Palermo Chico", won the runner-up prize for her performances. Third place went to Ma. Ines Roller from "St.George's College North". Florencia Maria Miranda from" St.Catherine's Moorlands-Tortuguitas" and Sofia Ballester Molina from Colegio "Las Cumbres" also reached the finals.

  • The prizes were presented to the winners by Ms Ofelia Veltri (OBE) , Ms Jean Garvie, the Judges, Ms Silvina Alves , Mr Peter MacFarlane and Tomas Mayer Wolf in front of an audience of head teachers, music teachers, parents and students.


Program


PHOTOS

Eduardo Aguirre | Producciones

08/19/2011
ESU Argentina

THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING UNION ARGENTINA

XIV SINGING COMPETITION 2011
 Martin Garvie Trophy




                                                               Buenos Aires, August 18th ,2011

Dear  Head of Member School:

ESU Argentina invites all member schools to send a student representative to the 14th Singing Competition to be held at the British Arts Centre, Suipacha 1333., on Thursday 6th October at 1300.

Each school is invited  to send one Argentine born representative aged between 16 and 18 to the competition. No participant can represent their school more than once. The participant will have to prepare two songs in English, each one not exceeding three minutes in total. The choice of song is entirely free. All the competitors will sing one of their songs and the judges will invite the five with the highest scores to sing their second song. The winner will be judged on both songs presented.

There will be a piano and a microphone system available for those who wish to use it. The singer may be accompanied, live, by any one instrument such as piano, keyboard or guitar. Amplification equipment will be available for recorded accompaniment on cassette and/or the more recommendable CD which should be prepared containing only the two tracks required.

The competitor should arrive at the Auditorium by 11.00 for a trial of equipment. School uniform may not be worn. Guests, parents and teachers should arrive at 12.15. Once we know how many schools are participating we will let you know how many guests we can fit in.

Please send the enclosed enrollment form A by e-mail before Thursday 1st September. The program will be drawn up on the basis of the information given on the second form B, which has a deadline of Friday 16th   September. No changes may be made after this date.

The judges will be using specific criteria to assess the singers. The winner will have demonstrated a high level of skill in the following areas: vocal technique; musical notes and rhythm; expression; interpretation; musical ability and stage presence.

Thank you for helping to promote international understanding and friendship through the English language. ESU would also like to thank Cambridge International Examinations for sponsoring the competition, and the British Arts Centre, BAC-AACI for allowing us to use their wonderful premises.

Yours sincerely, 

Malcolm James Rodman
ESU Chairman

 

SCInvitationLetter-FormsA-B 2011.doc



10/18/2010

THE ENGLISH SPEAKING UNION  ARGENTINA

“Creating global understanding through English”

1810 - 2010
Celebrating Argentina’s Bicentenary


XIII Singing Competition

 Martin Garvie Trophy 


British Embassy 
Wednesday 6th October 2010


Students from 19 ESU member Schools compete in ESU’s Cambridge-sponsored singing competition
The English Speaking Union (ESU) held its 13th Annual Singing Competition at the British Embassy Residence in Buenos Aires on 6 October, sponsored by University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE).

   
On behalf of the English-Speaking Union it is a
pleasure to send you our warmest
congratulations and best wishes for what
promises to be a most enjoyable musical afternoon. 


Congratulations to everyone in Argentina on their
two hundredth birthday! We had ours not too
long ago and it is a wonderous occasion that allows
people to celebrate everything and everyone who
has come before and help build their great nation.



En ocasión del primer centenario de nuestra
nación, quien era a la sazón Presidente
de la República, José Figueroa Alcorta,
abría las sesiones del Congreso Argentino
en mayo de 1910 diciendo:



WINNERS
  • Maria Armellin from St Catherine's Moorlands - Tortuguitas , who sang "Somebody to Love" and "Travelling Soldier"

  • Lucia Chediek , from Colegio "Jesus Maria" de Buenos Aires, won the runner-up prize for her performances of "Cowboy Casanova" and "The Climb". The prizes were presented to the winners by HM Ambassador Ms Shan Morgan in front of an audience of head teachers, music teachers, parents and students.


Program Program




PHOTOS

  Eduardo Aguirre | Producciones

10/14/2009

ESU Argentina

THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING UNION ARGENTINA

Martin Garvie Trophy   

ESU Argentina  XII  SINGING COMPETITION 
                                                
Wednesday , October 14th, 2009

British Embassy



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