Garden International School (GIS) is tuning up to welcome hundreds of students from around Southeast Asia for a major music festival.
The FOBISSEA Music Festival 2013 will take place at GIS from November 15-18. A wide range of musical activities will be taking place, from a Festival Orchestra and Choir to instrumental and vocal ensembles. Workshops will include Musical Theatre and Latin Dance.
On Monday November 18 at 6pm there will be a Gala Concert at GIS where all the participating students will perform and demonstrate their musical talents. That will be followed by a Gala Dinner.
GIS has a great range of talented musicians.
As well as practicing for the concert, students will have the chance to see the amazing scenery near GIS as they go snorkeling and visit beaches.
Students and teachers from Bangkok, Pattaya, Singapore, Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Ho Chi Minh City and Kuala Lumpur will be coming. The event will involve students from Years 6 to 13. This is the second time GIS, which is based in Ban Chang near Pattaya, has hosted the event; the first time being back in 2006.
The festival’s generous sponsors are BQ Group, Yamaha Music, Grand Caribbean Condo Resort Pattaya, RMS Industrial Services Co. Ltd, Universal Plus (Seven Seas Resort), United Relocations and the Hussana family.
Guitar Hero! A GIS student impresses the audience at a school concert.
A GIS student plays an Oasis classic at a recent concert.