From Pops Stars to death metal…. well done to Kiera Jonkers, Jireh Komene and Stuart Henley-Mingchington
Episode Three of Pops Stars on TV2 screened last night and two of the three cards went to ex-Chisnallwood students Kiera Jonkers and Jireh Komene.
They were both singer -songwriters when they at Chisnallwood entering Rockquest, Bandquest and Pasifica Beats with great results. At Chisnallwood Jireh won the Wahini Mana award at Pasifica Beats as well as first place for her band.
Army Band in the news
Check out Georgia Hoy being interviewed and playing trombone with the NZ Army Band on April 19th https://www.tvnz.co.nz/shows/seven-sharp/clips/new-zealand-army-band-plays-first-ever-show-on-stewart-island
Stuart Henley-Minchington‘s death metal band “Blinded and led to the Forest” has recently had success:
“NIGHTMARE WITHDRAWALS” #1 BEST SELLING ALBUM ACROSS ALL GENRES NZ (BANDCAMP)
NIGHTMARE WITHDRAWALS #22 BEST SELLING METAL ALBUM WORLDWIDE (BANDCAMP)
By Judith Bell