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Fairbridge Quest final announced, including acts

24 Mar

The finalists have been announced for the sixth annual Act-Belong-Commit Fairbridge Festival Quest. The folk, world and roots music original song-writing competition for young West Australians closed earlier this month with 12 acts making the final shortlist from a range of schools across the state. The final is being held this Saturday 25 March at Clancy’s in Fremantle.

In the 12-15-year-old category:
RHIANNON BOUWHUIS (Corpus Christi College) for Predictable Hate
CHRISTINA AND SOPHIA CHARTERIS (John Curtin College of the Arts) for Scream
JAYDA D’AGOSTINO (Mercedes College) for Stand
DARCY MAE (Manea Senior College) for Familiar Faces
SARA STRAHAN (Georgiana Molloy Anglican School) for Powder and Crystals and The Beginning
SIENNA PERRUZZA (Yidarra Catholic Primary) for Everything and Nothing

In the 16-18-year-old category:
SATAVO (John Curtin College of the Arts) for Father
FINN PEARSON (John Curtin College of the Arts) for Outgrow this Cage
SIOBHAN COTCHIN (Perth College) for Adjusted Reality and Overthinking
HANNAH OWENS (John Curtin College of the Arts) for Caught off Guard
WERJA (John Curtin College of the Arts) for End Game

Fairbridge Festival live performance (Saturday 22 April)
Pre-performance workshop facilitated by JOHN BUTLER and MAMA KIN
John Butler Studio recording session voucher
HK Photography professional photoshoot
ProCopy CD copying voucher
Free WAM Song of the Year entries
WAMCon 2017 ticket
Post-final mentoring session from WAM
Opportunity of Perfect Pitch publishing deal
Full competition information can be found on our website .

Stay on after the final for a 2017 Fairbridge Festival live showcase featuring New Nausea, Soulin Wild and Barefoot Sojourns.


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