Ef­fort the key to suc­cess

Manjimup-Bridgetown Times - - News - Tari Jef­fers

They put in a lot of ef­fort and hard work, they hated me at times, I’m sure. - Pi­ano teacher Ju­lia Sykes

EIGHT young Man­jimup pi­ano play­ers have re­turned from the WA Per­form­ing Arts Eisteddfod suc­cess­ful, with at least one award each.

The Sykes Mu­sic stu­dents par­tic­i­pated in the Eisteddfod on May 29 and 30 at the Bun­bury Re­gional En­ter­tain­ment Cen­tre.

Imo­gen Ja­cob, 9, won first and sec­ond place awards, Ma­z­lyn Mem­bry, 9, won a sec­ond place award, Ains­ley O’Don­nell, 7, won first place, Ava Par­dini, 8, won a highly com­mended, Juli­enne Ramiro, 14, won a first place, Char­lotte Sarre, 10, won a highly com­mended, Josie Trent, 13, won a sec­ond and highly com­mended and Mol­lie Trent, 10, won a first place.

All of the girls had been to the eisteddfod in pre­vi­ous years.

“I liked putting in the ef­fort and hard work and be­ing awarded for it,” Juli­enne said.

Pi­ano teacher Ju­lia Sykes said she was proud of how well the girls did this year.

“I’m blown away this year that for all my stu­dents that played, they were all awarded,” she said.

“They put in a lot of ef­fort and hard work, they hated me at times, I’m sure.”

Pic­ture: Tari Jef­fers

Man­jimup pi­ano play­ers Juli­enne Ramiro, 14, Char­lotte Sarre, 10, Mol­lie Trent, 10, Ains­ley O'Don­nell, 7, Imo­gen Ja­cob, 9, and Ava Par­dini, 8, all achieved awards at the WA Per­form­ing Arts Eisteddfod in Bun­bury last month.

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