Nine Coonabarabran High School students attended the annual Band Link workshops and concerts in Narrabri from 27 to 29 November. The students who participated were: Megan Hain (clarinet), Lachlan Eshman (trombone), Clover Hippisley (clarinet), Declan Eshman (saxophone), Ellah Bowmaker (clarinet), Shafin Salim (percussion), Monique Bragg (clarinet), Alexander McWhirter (trumpet) and Tashani Clarke (flute).
Mark and Jo Walton visited Coonabarabran High School on Thursday 22 November. Mark has been teaching eight students via Skype every Monday and Wednesday since the beginning of the year and on Thursday, the students had the first opportunity this year to have a face-to-face lesson with Mark. The students – Megan Hain, Ellah Bowmaker, Olivia Meier, Clover Hipisley, Sam Pickette, Declan Eshman, Caleb Smith and Alexander McWhirter – had a lesson with Mark followed by a lesson with his wife Jo for some extra input.
After another successful year, students that participated in the Moorambilla festival camps and performances were today awarded certificates to commemorate their good work: