CAIS John Rutter Choir scoops up award for Best Choral Performance

December 31, 2020

The 165-member CAIS John Rutter Choir, comprised of 36 staff and 129 students, was among the winners of the global event Paul Phoenix Academy Online Music Festival held virtually in 2020.

The CAIS John Rutter Choir won the Best Choral Performance in the Ensemble/ Choir section for its performance of ‘Look at the World’, a masterpiece composed by John Rutter.

The virtual event was participated by more than 150 groups and individuals worldwide.

“It’s exciting to see students and staff pushing the musical boundaries,” says Richard Vanderpyl, Head of School of CAIS.

“CAIS is proud to be part of this international event serving up positive vibes through music and showcasing solidarity as a school community.”

“We’re also thrilled to be able to continue fostering our students’ interest in music. This recognition is a testament to the hard work of our community despite the extraordinary circumstances of 2020.”

The winning performance videos will also be featured in the PPA Online Music Festival Concert in January 2021.