Daily Reports - Sunday 5th June 2016
South Pacific International and New Zealand National Accordion Championships and Festival

Saturday 4th June Daily Report

Thank you to our sponsors:
Four Winds Foundation Pub Charity

Poster, 2015 South Pacific Accordion Championships and Festival

Sunday Schedule

Farewell Dinner

Sunday 5th June 7pm
Aubergine Restaurant, 129 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna.
Tickets must be pre-purchased at the competitions
Adults $50, Children under 10 years $25 - Formal Dress

Sunday Morning Competition and Finale Concert

Adjudicators: Bor-Kuan Song, Tamba Carleton, Stephanie Poole, Sonja Palinich.
Alexandra Reekie
Owen Fan
Serena Hendry
Marina Jin
Catrina Lin
Sven Balvan Aiden Wright
North Shore Music Makers Accordion Orchestra waiting to go on stage.
Christine Johnstone conducting the North Shore Music Makers Accordion Orchestra.
Christine Johnstone. Maia and Craig Perry, Stephanie Poole and Adam Perry.
Christchurch Accordion Orchestra competing in the New Zealand Accordion Orchestra Championship category.
Conductor David Thorne. Adjudicators Christine Johnstone and Lionel Reekie.
Maia and Adam Perry. Serena Hendry, Alexandra Reekie and Marina Jin.
Angela Chen Catrina Lin
Alanah Jones Aiden Wright
North Shore Music Makers Accordion Orchestra. Maia and Adam Perry, Stephanie Poole, Craig Perry.
Christchurch Accordion Orchestra Trophy presentation.

Finale Concert

The New Zealand Accordion Association Massed Orchestra of over 50 players from different parts of New Zealand and Australia was conducted by Lionel Reekie. They had two rehearsals for this performance of two pieces.
Video of the New Zealand Accordion Orchestra performing:
1. Syncopated Clock by Leroy Anderson
2. An arrangement by Gary Daverne of a Chinese folk song titled "The Moon Represents My Heart",
vocalist 13 year old Alanah Jones.
Catrina Lin Sven Balvan
Video: Catrina Lin performing the very first published New Zealand composition, published in the 1930's. This piece titled Loganolo, composed by Clarrie Bruce, was provided by Maurice Jones and the Accordion Gems display at the Dargaville Museum. The New Zealand Accordion Association had the music typeset into modern format. Note on the original above, that the music for the left hand of the accordion is written in the treble cleff.
Video: Owen Fan performing Moscow Nights by Vasily Solovyov-Sedoi.
Video: Alexandra Reekie performing Chiquilin de Bachin by Astor Piazzolla.
Alanah Jones Tamba Carleton announcing the auction.
Auckland Accordion Symphonietta conducted by Lionel Reekie.
Auckland Accordion Symphonietta performing Granada by Agustin Lara.
Auckland Accordion Symphonietta performing Beatles Magic arranged by Gary Daverne.

Compere Stephen Cope thanking the audience for attending the Finale Concert and closing the competition and concert part of the 2016 South Pacific and New Zealand Accordion Championships.

Sunday Competition Results

Special Awards

Samantha Rutherford Memorial Trophy: Awarded to Jack Skelton
Cecil Smith Trophy: Awarded to Sven Balvan
Doreen and Ben Emmett Memorial Rosebowl: Awarded to Catrina Lin
Ben Emmett Accordion Orchestra Commendation Trophy: Awarded to Christchurch Accordion Orchestra.

Farewell Dinner

The Farewell Dinner includes the prize giving for each South Pacific Accordion Championship category and the Special Awards winners listed just above. The pictures are not named.

Thank you to our sponsors:
Four Winds Foundation Pub Charity

Saturday 4th June Daily Report

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