Rockingham Breakthrough Music Competition winners announced

Rockingham Breakthrough Music Competition winners announced

THE courtyard of the Rockingham Arts Centre was bouncing to the sounds of the annual Act-Belong-Commit Breakthrough Music Competition grand final on September 23.

The competition was an opportunity for young performers to showcase their talents.

Contestants aged 12 to 24 entertained the crowd with a variety of musical genres during the final.

There was $10,000 worth of cash and prizes up for grabs.

In the junior division Brooke Bugeja took out first place ahead of Ree Peric and Ella-Grace while Cecilia Brandolini was crowned the winner in the senior category ahead of Rachel Elder and Tijana Simich.

City of Rockingham Mayor Barry Sammels congratulated the winners on their efforts in the final.

“The quality of all entrants in the 2018 Act-Belong-Commit Breakthrough Music Competition was fantastic and I congratulate the winners on their outstanding performances,” he said.

“Breakthrough continues to go from strength-to-strength each year and opens up some amazing opportunities for all the young performers that take part.”

This year the final was held alongside the Up-Cycle Art Project Exhibition at the Rockingham Arts Centre.