20 Aug 2021

Friday 20 August 2021

Krishna Peddinti (Year 11, Major) was a standout competitor at the 2021 South Auckland Performing Arts Competition, bringing home seven awards for his singing. 

Krishna Peddinti


Krishna, pictured above with his accompanist Soo Min, competed in the 14 and 15 age group and won the following awards: 

  • 1st place Vocal Folk Song section (Class 29)
  • 1st place for Young Performer Award Vocal Recital section (Class 48)
  • 1st place for Vocal Own Selection piece section (Class 30)
  • 1st place Song in Costume (Musical theatre) (Class 31)
  • Gwenneth Short Challenge cup for Most points in Classes 29,30
  • Morrison Challenge Cup for most points In Junior class (Classes 26-40)
  • Murray Guy Endeavour Award for Most outstanding Male Junior Vocalist

Sophia Larsen (Year 13, Marion Bruce) also competed and won the Majors ‘n’ Minors Intermediate (17 under) Duet Trophy.

The College congratulates Krishna and Sophia on their wonderful achievements in the performing arts. 

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