Talented Rangi Ruru Singer Hits the Right Note

Wednesday 19 October 2016, 4:30PM

By RedPR


Holly Evans and Dame Malvina Major
Holly Evans and Dame Malvina Major Credit: Neil Macbeth


Talented Rangi Ruru singer and musician, Holly Evans (Year 11) has accepted a place in the New Zealand Secondary Student’s Choir (NZSSC) on a two-year tenure.

Rangi Ruru Director of Music, Janet Kingsbury says places in the choir are highly sought after with approximately 60 singers selected from an auditioning group of nearly 250 students from across the country.

“Holly is the first Rangi Ruru girl to be selected for this choir for a number of years so it’s a significant achievement for her and the school,” says Mrs Kingsbury.

The choir will gather during school holidays for intensive rehearsals and public performances including opportunities to perform at international festivals and competitions.

Earlier this year, Holly who is clearly very musically talented, was also selected for the New Zealand Secondary Schools’ Symphony Orchestra (NZSSSO) as a percussionist.

“I have always been involved with music from an early age so to now be performing and continuing to learn at such a high level, is really exciting and I’m looking forward to the experience I will get from the NZSSC,” says Holly.