Jake Amy, Anthony Foon, Hannah McKittrick & Josh Hook - Just Some Of The Awesome Local Talent Performing At The BCCF Gala Evening
Talented local performers Jake Amy, Anthony Foon, Hannah McKittrick and Josh Hook are just some of the local performers appearing at the Bass Coast Community Foundation's Gala Evening at 7pm on Friday 31st August 2018 at the Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre.
Tickets are now on sale for the Bass Coast Community Foundation's Gala Evening at the Wonthaggi Arts Centre at 7 pm on Friday, 31 August 2018.
This event will be an opportunity to see and hear some of the outstanding young local performers who have been supported by the Foundation's Performance Awards. There will also be presentations by inspiring local students who have benefited from the Foundation's educational support programs, local community groups that have received grants, and performances by students from the Wonthaggi Secondary College, Newhaven College and Mary Mackillop Catholic Regional College.
Supper and drinks will be available in the foyer after the performances and presentations, courtesy of the Coffee Collective.
This event will help raise funds to ensure that the Foundation can continue its work for the Bass Coast community.
Jake Amy & Anthony Foon
Jake and Anthony are just two of the previous recipients of the Foundation's Performance Award who will Jake, a jazz musician, will be returning from New York to perform, and Anthony, a trumpeter, will be taking a break from a busy teaching and performing career - both are keen to show their community how their talents have been developed, thank the community for its support, and help raise funds for coming generations of students and performers from the Bass Coast region.
Vocalist and composer, Hannah McKittrick will perform at the 2018 BCCF Gala Evening at the Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre on Friday, 31 August.
Hannah is currently completing an Honours Course in Contemporary Music at the Victorian College of the Arts, writing her debut jazz album, and appearing with the neo soul/alternative art folk band "Hoi Polloi".
She is looking forward to performing in Wonthaggi to help the Bass Coast Community Foundation raise funds for the Performance Awards and other education support programs.
The first of his many awards was a Performance Award from Bass Coast Community Foundation. Years of further study have seen this talented musician go on to win a number of prestigious music awards including the Premier’s Award for Music. He has performed at concerts in Melbourne and attended master classes in Australia and overseas.
Congratulations to Finnan Donohue
The 2018 recipient of the Bass Coast Community Foundation's Performance Awards has been selected, and ........ drum roll please ....... it's Finnan Donohue of Inverloch.
In 2018 Finnan will be embarking on the first year of a Creative Arts (Drama) course at Deakin University's Burwood Campus.
Finnan has been a regular cast member of Wonthaggi Theatrical Group productions since he first appeared on the Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre stage in WTG's Oliver! in 2010. He was also a founding member of Newhaven College's Boys Vocal Group from 2013 until he completed Year 12 at the College in 2017.
The Foundation's Performance Award provides assistance to local students who take up tertiary education in a performance related discipline. All aspects of performance, for example drama, dance, music (instrumental and vocal) can be supported. The key aim of the program is to support those with the talent, drive and ambition to make a professional career in their chosen field.
The Foundation thanks the Robert Salzer Foundation for the support of the Performance Awards, and congratulates Finnan on his selection for the Award in 2018, wishing him all the best in his theatrical future.