The Journey Middle School music class got an invitation to a national music competition in Toronto.

A joyful noise

Journey Middle school music students do well at competition

The Journey MIddle school Concert Band and the String Ensemble attended the semi-finals for a national competition in music called Musicfest Canada last Thursday in Port Alberni.

Top, the Concert Band with music instructor Lorna Bjorklund in the centre of the front row.

Middle, the Concert Band. The Concert Band received a silver plus and the strings a gold.  They have been invited to play at the National competition for Musicfest Canada in 2013 in Toronto.

The students received full marks for their attitude, concentration and discipline on stage as well as many excellent comments about their music.  50 students are involved in music — 40 in the concert band and 10 in the string ensemble.

Congratulations!