From understanding comes strength
Soul Academy night raises just under £2000!
On Saturday the school’s impressive soul band, Soul Academy, showcased their talent and entertained over 100 people at the Banchory Scout Hut to raise money for brand new stage lights for the drama department. A massive thank you to the band for their hard work over several months preparing for the gig, to all the people who bought tickets and supported the event, and to the fantastic team of organisers and helpers for making this event happen!
With the set list running to 36 songs, including all-
Established in the late 1990s by then music teacher Dougie Trueman, and since 2012
under the energetic leadership of PT music teacher, Mr Bruce, and cool bass guitar
player and geography teacher, Mr Bilsland, Soul Academy has given 20 years of pupils
the chance to perform and entertain. The quality of the band’s work is all the more
astounding because of the year-
Band members -
The gig on Saturday was organised by Banchory Academy Parent Council and PTA to raise money towards new stage lights at the school.