Battle of the Bands for academy students

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Tue 4th June 2024

Music students at the David Nieper Academy in Alfreton have been taking part in a ‘battle of the bands’ style contest.
Mr Cakar at the academy said: “The half-term ended on a high with our first ever Battle of the Bands competition.
“Each house came together to form their band and choose a song, and they were all rehearsing hard in the lead up to the show.
“In front of a live audience, the bands put their hearts and souls into their performances, but there could only be one winner.”
Mr Cakar continued: “The judges, Mr Wadsworth, Miss Crisp, and Mr Doohan deliberated for a long time before awarding victory to Derwent, who sang Zombie by The Cranberries.
“Some exceptional talent was on display, and there’ll be plenty of chances to see the performers at other music events in the future.”

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