The Trinity College Oriental Music Society participated at the All Island Music Competitions 2018 organised by the Ministry of Education, held on 30th of June and 1st of July at Christ the King College, Pannipitiya and Vidyakara Balika Vidyalaya, Maharagama.
The members of the Oriental Music Society took part in 2 events:
Instrumental Composition (Open Category)
The Classical Orchestra of the Oriental Music Society became All Island Champions in instrumental composition (raag vasantha mukhari) under ‘open’ category.
The instrumental duet (raag brindawani saaranga) was the second Runners-up in the All Island Competitions.
The duet was performed by Bhashitha Wijesinghe in flute and S. K. Fernando in Violin, and they were accompanied by U. C. Rajarathne in Thabla and T. B. Herath in Harmonica.
We are grateful to the Master-in-Charge of the Oriental Music Society, Mr. Upul Edirisinghe and Mistress-in-Charge, Miss. Arosha Weerasinghemenike who are responsible for the achievements of the Oriental Music Society at this competition.
Review by Sheshan Abeysekara