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South Coast Music Festival running this week

Bella Warren and Lilah Stapleton performed May 1st at the South Coast Music Festival  in the NL/Folk Song category.
Bella Warren and Lilah Stapleton performed May 1st at the South Coast Music Festival in the NL/Folk Song category.

MARYSTOWN, NL - This week marks another edition of the South Coast Music Festival.

The annual event kicked off Sunday, April 29, at St. Gabriel’s Hall in Marystown.
The event features a variety of performers from schools on the Burin Peninsula.
Monday saw performances by choirs from Donald C Jamieson Academy and Sacred Heart Academy in the elementary choir non-competitive category.
Lake Academy from Fortune was the only choir in the elementary school choirs’ unison category.
Bella Warren and Lilah Stapleton rounded out the morning with their performances in the NL/Folk Song category.
The two young competitors were both award first place for their performance of Salt Water Joys.
Other winners on May 1 include Amy Evans who was awarded first place in the musical theatre category with her performance of “Born To Entertain” from the musical “Ruthless”.
Also placing were Miranda Farrell in second and Tamara Walsh in third.
Emma Jane Delaney was awarded first place in the Canadian Composer category with her rendition of “One Tin Soldier”, Kaylee Hodder took second place with a song by the band Hedley and Mallory Spencer an Cynthia Ball tied for third.
The South Coast Music Festival runs until May 12th.
 

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