Creative Arts Showcase Highlights - Mercy Catholic College Chatswood
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Creative Arts Showcase Highlights

Congratulations to everyone involved in the 2023 Creative Arts Showcase! 

The evening was a joyful celebration of the talents and creative spirit of our young women in the areas of music, dance, drama and visual arts.  Thank you to our dedicated teachers Mrs Lennon, Mrs Thomson, Mrs Caron, Mrs McWade, Mrs Holding and Mr Robertson and Mr Aleksis all the tutors and of course the stars – the students!


You can watch a short video of the highlights from the evening by clicking on the image below

Click on the titles below to watch each performance from the evening

1. Mercy College Concert Band: Crossgate – Shut Up and Dance
Director – Mark Strykowski

2. Recreational Dance Ensemble: Pink – Lizzo
Choreographer – Catherine Hansell

3. Year 11 Voice Solo Emma Loader: Dreams – Fleetwood Mac

4. Mercy College Pop Choir: Lavender Haze – Taylor Swift / I Wanna Dance With Somebody – Whitney Houston
Director – Matthew Robertson

5. Year 10 Drama: Walking Across Bridges adapted from The 7 Stages of Grieving by Wesley Enoch & Deborah Mailman
Director – Kate Caron

6. Year 9 Music: Summer Nights
Director – Emma McWade

7. Year 10 Daffodilia – Friday Rock Band: Sweat You Out My System – May-a
Student Directed

8. Hip Hop Performance Ensemble: Get Into It
Choreographed – Laurinda Priddle

9. Year 11 Violin Solo – Lorena Kocharians
Melancholic Piece – Elena Kats-Chernin

10. Mercy College String Ensemble: Ancient Aires and Dances – Resphigi
Director – Wendy Vardouniotis

11. Year 9 Drama: The Restaurant
Director – Kate Caron

12.Elective Rock Band:Creep – Radiohead
Director – Matthew Robertson

13. Mercy College Chamber Choir: Ancient City – Paul Jarman / For Good – Stephen Schwartz
Director – Emma McWade

14. Year 8 Violin Solo – Jenny Cho
The Four Seasons: Summer, Moment 3, Presto – Vivaldi

15. Mercy College Flute Ensemble: Somewhere Over the Rainbow arranged by Calvin Custer
Director – Donna Grieg

16. Jazz Performance Ensemble: Shake The Room
Choreographer – Nancy Martin & Cecilia Lam

17. Mercy College Guitar Ensemble: Renaissance Suite / Lama Bada Yatahanna
Director – Jose Zarb

18. Year 11 Drama and Music: Hello Vietnam adapted from Minefields & Miniskirts
by Terence O’Connell from Siobhan McHugh’s book
Director – Kate Caron & Emma McWade

19. Contemporary Performance Ensemble: Spaces
Choreographer – Alycia Trainor

20. Mercy College Stage Band:I Wan’na Be Like You – Sherman / Perdido – Juan Tizol
Director – Emma McWade

21. Year 7: Make Your Own Kind of Music / Sunroof
Featuring Maddy Holding Year 7 Coordinator
Director – Emma McWade
Choreographer – Michelle Thompson & Maddy Holding