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The As­so­ci­ated Board of the Royal Schools of Mu­sic (ABRSM), Lon­don or­ga­nized High Scor­ers’ Con­cert for Ut­tar Pradesh re­gion at La Mar­tiniere Col­lege on Satur­day. Over 100 chil­dren par­tic­i­pated and dis­played their mu­si­cal ge­nius, thereby en­thralling the packed au­di­to­rium.

Prin­ci­pals and di­rec­tors of var­i­ous schools at­tended and en­cour­aged the par­tic­i­pants. Some high­lights were the brass band and the choirs. Speak­ing on the oc­ca­sion, La Mar­tiniere Col­lege prin­ci­pal Car­lyle McFar­land high­lighted the im­por­tance of west­ern clas­si­cal mu­sic in help­ing stu­dents in gain­ing in­ter­na­tional ex­po­sure.

Amrita Dass, a renowned ca­reer coun­selor, en­light­ened the stu­dents on the var­i­ous mu­si­cal op­por­tu­ni­ties avail­able to them. Hisayoshi Mat­sui, manag­ing di­rec­tor of Yamaha Mu­sic In­dia, shared their plans in im­prov­ing mu­sic ed­u­ca­tion in In­dia. ABRSM rep­re­sen­ta­tive So­nia Khan spoke about their road map in bring­ing qual­ity mu­sic ed­u­ca­tion and as­sess­ment to the young learn­ers.

La Mart team per­formed Hand in Hand choir while La Mar­tiniere Girl’s choir pre­sented Less of Me. It turned out to be an en­joy­able mu­si­cal evening for the par­tic­i­pants, mu­sic teach­ers and par­ents.

La Mar­tiniere Ju­nior Sec­tion

Samidha Ku­mar


Risheet Singh

Ja­son Si­las

Ashish, Dr R K Singh & Yvonne Cabral

Arth Mohan

Laaraib An­waar

Aashrita Dass & Dr Amrita Dass

Hisayoshi Mat­sui & Car­lyle McFar­land


Anna Gomes, So­nia Khan



Le­an­der Mathew Gomes

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