Western Band

Masters in Charge:

Western Band Senior

  • Mr. U. Priyadarshana
  • Mrs. Shenya Fernando
  • Mr. Mahinda Vithanage (Coach)
  • Mr. Calistus Silva (Coach)

Western Band Junior

  • Mrs. Rathna Fernandopulle
  • Ms. Prashanthi Perera

The western band was formed in 1975 with 25 members under the enthusiastic guidance of Rev. Bro. Clinton Perera . Late Rev. Bro. Francis , Mr. A. K. D. Fernando, Mr. T. J. Milton and Mr. W.Don Nimal , Old boys and other well wishers evoked on this. A lottery organized by them brought a profit of 25000.00 and with the balance funds  we could purchase necessary musical instruments. The band was trained by Mr. Phillip . The honor of becoming the first leader was earned by Master Reid Rohan. Mr. Callistus Silva trained the band since 1990 . Mr. Don Nimal And Mr. Priyantha Perera were Masters in charge for a considerable period of time. By 1994 Mr. Hector Halahakoon was responsible as the master in charge. Sgt/Magor Mr. Nalin Ranweerasingha dedicated much in collaboration with Mr. Callistus Silva. Our band was able to secure first places in all zonal competitions .

By now college band participates for all most all college occasions and has earned the respect and the admiration of the college . Assistance and the encouragements received from the old boys and well wishes replacing the old and the defective instruments with the new ones.

 

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