NEW S TRING T O EMILLEE’S BOW

Townsville Bulletin - - NEWS -

A BUDD BUDDING young vi­o­lin­ist will get in­spi­ra­tion from a chil­dren’s opera af­ter win­ning the Townsville Bul­letin colour­ing com­pe­ti­tion.

Emillee Hall, 8, had her art­work judged the best by Aus­tralian Fes­ti­val of Cham­ber Mu­sic artis­tic di­rec­tor Piers Lane.

“I was re­ally ex­cited be­cause I love colour­ing and draw­ing said.

Emillee has won a fam­ily pass to the Aus­tralian Fes­ti­val of Cham­ber Mu­sic fam­ily con­cert Brundibar ( Bum­ble­bee) next Satur­day at Townsville Civic The­atre, a fam­ily pass to Mag­netic Is­land thanks to Sealink and a $ 100 cash prize.

“I’ve never been to Mag­netic Is­land at home,” she be­fore so I’m ex­cited to go swimming,” Emillee said.

Emillee’s dad Peter said his daugh­ter loved play­ing the vi­o­lin at school. “This will be a re­ally good ex­pe­ri­ence for her and I’m hop­ing with the AFCM she will get in­spi­ra­tion to keep play­ing,” he said.

For tickets and full fes­ti­val pro­gram de­tails visit afcm. com. au.

Pic­ture: WESLEY MONTS

EX­CITED: Colour­ing com­pe­ti­tion win­ner Emillee Hall, 8, with her art­work.

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