Congratulations to Brodie, Alice, Luke, Abby, Manon, Dylan, Bianca, Mieke, Darcy, Jack B, Livvi, James H, Noah, Nick, Caylan, Patrick, James S, Abigail, Lauren, Avana, Jacqueline, Will and Jack R who participated in the State Honours Ensemble Program at the Queensland Conservatorium over the holidays. The SHEP program in 2018 consisted of over 950 students in 12 different ensembles including Wind Orchestras, String Orchestras, Choirs a Big Band and a Symphonic Orchestra. Thousands of students nominated this year with the successful applicants spending the last 4 days of their school holidays rehearsing with fellow musicians from all over the state. 2018 also saw the inclusion of the inaugural Australian Honours Ensemble Program. This program included a Wind Orchestra, String Orchestra and Vocal Ensemble with 150 students from all over Australia gaining positions through an audition process. Congratulations to Rana who secured a position in the Wind Orchestra in AHEP 2018. Both the SHEP and AHEP programs concluded in a series of 5 concerts involving over 1,100 students at the Queensland Conservatorium Theatre on Sunday October 7. Congratulations to all of our students who gained acceptance into these outstanding programs celebrating musical excellence in Queensland and Australia. We are so proud of your musical efforts over the duration of the program and you were wonderful ambassadors for St Andrew's.