SFRQ regional results 2012 - Auckland Central
12 June 2012
It was a big weekend for youth music in
Alt-rock three piece Young & Reckless from
On Saturday night the winner was indie pop rock band The Teleprompters from St Peter’s College. Second place went to Vivid from
These four bands go on to compete for one of eight national finalist spots in this year’s Smokefreerockquest national final at Claudelands in Hamilton on 22 September.
The eight national finalists will be selected from a pool made up of first and second place-getters from each of the 24 regional finals, and bands from Rockshop Second Chance, an opportunity for established bands who feel they didn’t play at their best on the night.
Other regional awards made over the weekend.
Saturday: Academic Dress Hire,
APRA Lyric Award:
Friday: Eliza Beca, from Argila, St Cuthberts’ College
Saturday: Alex Johnston, from The King and his Friends,
Lowdown Best Song:
Friday: Forest Shakes,
Saturday: The King and his Friends,
The Mainz Musicianship Award with the opportunity to be selected for the $4500 MAINZ Scholarship:
Friday: Sam Montgomery, the guitarist from Descend, Auckland Grammar
Saturday: Gabriel Everett, the guitarist from Academic Dress Hire, Westlake Boys’ High
Smokefree Award For Women’s Musicianship:
Saturday: Amy Klitscher, the drummer from Your Grace, St Kentigern College
Skinny People’s Choice voted by text:
Friday: We are the Pirates, Sacred
Saturday: Drum and Keys,