St Andrew's College - Music
The Andrean Western Music Talent Contest was among the first extra-curricular activities started in St. Andrew'ss College. AWMTC 2013 held in the month of July saw a over a hundred Andreans battle for prizes in 6 categories of Western Music. The OC Team headed by Diane De Sena included Caroline Pinto, Larissa Menezes, Annie Rego, Ashford Moraes, Royceton Coutinho, Crystal Sequeira, Michelle Simon and Kimberley D’Souza. Merlyn D’Souza and Carlton D’Souza hosted the show which featured several dances and excellent performances, judged by Ravi Iyer and Joey Mendonca. The main sponsors for the show included Bank of India and Spykar Jeans. We are grateful to all our other supporters and sponsors. Many thanks also to Prof Saifa Moosa and Prof Melanie Andrade for their invaluable support.
Music Makes Life Better
Intune is an inter-college music competition hosted by St. Andrew’s college. INTUNE was started in 1997 by Dr. Kashmira Mody and since then has remained dedicated to nurturing music talent among young collegians.
INTUNE features students from various Mumbai colleges such as St. Andrew’s College, St Xavier’s, Mithibai, Don Boscos, St. Xavier’s Mahim, Sophia, Wilson, KC College, SIES and St. Francis Borivali competing for prizes in 7 categories including Solo and Duet singing, Ensemble singing, Bands, Hindi Karaoke, Western Classical and Non-Classical Instrumentals.
Over the last 14 years, our competition has featured Ravi Iyer and the band Vayu, Kim Cardoz, Annette Pinto, Suzanne D’Mello, Samantha Edwards (voice coach to Priyanka Chopra), Ian Concessio, Isht Becktor , Merlin D’Souza, Alyssa Mendonca and Vivian Pocha as judges and performers. We have provided a platform for young musicians like Harshvardhan Dixit, Auxillia, Maryann Fernandes and Vernon Noronha who have gone on to make careers in music.
Our Sponsors in the past few years have included Bank of India, Spykar, AOL, Wildcraft, Citizen Credit Co-operative Bank, Tresorie, Livewires, Tanz Dance Academy, Desktop Computers and numerous private sponsors and friends. We offer fabulous prizes including 3 day vacation for two in Goa, Dinner for two at the Taj Landsend, discounted courses at Livewires, gift vouchers and cash prizes. And its not just the winners who get lucky…if you are part of our 800 strong audience…you may win a few exciting prizes too…