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Student wins major song writing competition

May Zeng (Year 11) entered a song called “Different” which she wrote and solo performs in the prestigious Lion Foundation “Play It Strange” song writing competition. There were over 300 entries in the competition and May’s song won first place. The judges are very well known and respected New Zealand musicians and they were very impressed with the technical complexity of May’s piece. As part of her prize, May receives $1000 to spend at the Rockshop, $8000 towards a professional recording and video of her song and a further $1500 towards marketing and promoting the song.