Muso rises to success in Canada
Hilarious Hayes boosts GHS auction fundraiser
FOR many years, generations of the Webb family farmed in the Queenstown district, but later Stuart and Colleen and their children Steven and Amy moved into town for a few years and then left to seek pastures new in Canada.
They settled in Winnipeg in the state of Manitoba and the early musical promise Steven had shown, came to fruition there.
He studied at the Marcel A. Desautels Faculty of Music at the University of Manitoba and now works as a performer, composer and audio engineer.
As a performer and accompanist, he has appeared with the University of Manitoba Singers, Prairie Voices, Canzona, the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra and has been a featured performer in the Winnipeg New Music festival, Winnipeg Studio Theatre and the Winnipeg Fringe Festival.
As a composer, Steven has written music for a wide variety of documentaries, films and commercials, as well as for contemporary dance and classical performance. He has also assisted in producing/mixing many Winnipeg bands.
He currently works as a full time composer and performer and works in audio production at a recording studio. - Rep reporter AN EVENING of fun, laughter and investment in the future of Girls’ High School took place at an auction hosted in the form of a Country and Western evening on Saturday evening.
The irrepressible Roy Hayes of Tarkastad served as the auctioneer with the tempting offerings ranging from wine to hunting packages to art and weekends away.
The audience was kept entertained by Hayes’ exuberant banter and interaction with the bidders during the auction which formed part of the school’s 140th birthday celebrations.
After the auction, during which a healthy sum of money was raised for GHS and delicious snacks were served, some dancing was enjoyed. – Rep reporter
DYNAMIC DUO: Auctioneer Roy Hayes and Queen’s College headmaster Brendan Grant at the GHS 140th birthday fundraising auction over the weekend