On April 24th spirits were raised as Ho Chi Minh City was treated to the 2021 Saimuse Charity Concert. “Saimuse is an organization established by students of International Schools in HCMC and has been performing annually since 2013 to help underprivileged children in Vietnam with the HCMC Union of Friendship Organization. This year, our school, AIS, SSIS, ABCIS, KIS, BIS, EIS, TAS and RISS gave amazing performances and showed their talent and teamwork.” Sian Lee MC for the concert and AIS student.
The conservatory was filled to capacity with the audience enjoying a range of music including Chamber Orchestra, String Ensembles and Concert Bands. The Australian International School (AIS) showcased their student’s talent with two concert band pieces “Sadness and Sorrow” from the tv series Naruto by Purojekuto Musashi and “Fanfare for the Third Planet by Richard.l.Saucedo.
Sian Lee from The Australian International School (AIS) acted as MC for the event, she chats about why the concert is so special. “ I think this year’s performance was exceptional and better than other years because, in my perspective, our school performed magnificently and created a masterpiece by cooperating as a team. I hope to see another amazing performance next year”
Mr Colin Burstow Director of Music at AIS shares his thoughts on this amazing evening of music “It was a fantastic opportunity for the AIS students to play in a concert setting and to create a community between the different school’s music ensembles”
The AIS’ talent also extended beyond the music room to showcasing a range of student’s art in the foyer of the concert hall.
AIS was a proud sponsor of The Saimuse Concert, raising 15,000,000 vnd during the concert and donating an additional 50,000,000 vnd to this great cause.
If you missed the performance, see some highlights from the AIS students on the video link below.