21 Aug 2013

The Preatures (with two ONs) wins Songwriting Competition

On Friday 16 August, news arrived that two Newingtonians, Tom Champion (ON ’07, second left) and Jack Moffitt (ON ’07, far right) were winners of the 2013 Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition with their funk rock group The Preatures. Their track, Is this How You Feel? which they co-wrote with Isabella Manfredi and Luke Davison scored them 1st place in the prestigious prize which has been won in the past two years by Australian music industry heavyweights Megan Washington and Kimbra.

Jack and Tom both studied the Music 1 course through Years 11 and 12 at Newington. During this time, they took an active role in the development and promotion of the contemporary music program, spending a great deal of out of class time ‘jamming’ and creating. Jack was the 2nd Captain of Music in 2007.

We congratulate the boys and the band on such a phenomenal feat and expect to hear more from them as their music careers flourish.

To hear Is This How You Feel? click here














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