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Simeon delights audience his drumming


Simeon delights audience his drumming

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A LITTLE DRUMMER boy created a major impact at the inaugural Schools’ Music Festival at the Gymnasium of the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex last night.

Appearing in the second half of the show, ten-year-old Simeon Maynard of Charles F. Broome Primary School literally beat his way into the hearts of the hundreds who turned out in support of the talented youngsters in both the primary and secondary schools.

Maynard gave a masterful performance of Might Gabby’s Bridgetown on his way to first place in the instrumental segment for primary schools. He also won an incentive prize for Most Dynamic Instrumentalist in the preliminary round.  (YB)

Following is the list of winners in order of position:


Primary – Simeon Maynard (Charles f Broome), Kymani Gilkes (Hillaby/Turner’s Hall), Asha Stevenson (Wesley Hall)

Secondary  – Zukeli Inniss (Alleyne), Joshua Holder (Ellerslie), Romario Wilkinson (Combermere)

School Band/Ensemble

Harrison College Steel orchestra, Harrison College Orchestra, Alleyne Pop Band


Primary – Hindsbury, St Martin’s Mangrove, Cuthbert Moore

Secondary – The Lester Vaughan, The Lodge, Combermere


Primary – Rashanna Britton (Hindsbury Primary), Eazeena Bassalat (Charles F Broome), Shem White (Hillaby/Turner’s Hall)

Secondary – Cherise Richards (Frederick Smith), Ranaan Hackett (Combermere), Kenya Joseph (Grantley Adams Memorial)

Special Prizes

Simeon Maynard  (Charles F Brome) – Most Dynamic Instrumentalist in the Preliminaries

Kenya Joseph (Grantley Adams Memorial – Most Dynamic Female Secondary Schools

Adrianna Mayers (Christ Church Foundation) – Most Popular Video on Facebook