Western Band

Western bands of St. Lawrence’s convent, Colombo 06 were established under the guidance of Rev. Sr. Principals and teachers many years ago. And now it has came up to a good standard with a long history and lots of victories and cheerful colors which brought the name of Lawrentians to the highest level.

According to the certain age limits there are three western bands in our school. And they are,

  • » Primary western band – for the primary school
  • » Junior western band – for grade 06/07/08/09
  • » Senior western band – for grade 09/10/11/12/13



PRIMARY WESTERN BAND


Teacher in-charge:

    • » Mrs. Thiloma Mendis
    • » Mrs. Sriyani Fernando



Instructer:

      • » Mr. Ishan Greesy



Band Leaders:

        • » Natasha Mandawela
        • » Kushagra Jayasinghe



Band Members:

        • » Supipi Nimnadee
        • » Sithumini Fonseka
        • » Keshiya De Silva
        • » Salomi Alexandra
        • » Rachel Lee Amanda
        • » Tahiya Suriyaarachchi
        • » Himidi Gunesekara
        • » Sandeena Gajan
        • » Dahamika Thisarani
        • » Menuri Timasha
        • » Tiyasha Ranasinghe
        • » Oneli Abhishana
        • » Isali Nuthara
        • » Kavindhya Sandeepani
        • » Senuri Dulyana
        • » Lihara Mahanama
        • » Senushi Himasha
        • » Tharushi Himasha
        • » Loshendri Ranawaka
        • » Akithra Jayasinghe
        • » Dahamsa Theruni
        • » Veenavi Jayawardene
        • » Nethmi Perera
        • » Nethli Nethuli
        • » Dilma Shenali
        • » Arunodhya Peiris
        • » Shanya Perera
        • » Thamadi Mihinsa
        • » Sayuni Fernando
        • » Senuli Keyara
        • » Pabalu Thirimanna
        • » Akshitha Fonseka
        • » Jithmi Wijesinghe
        • » Dilukshi


JUNIOR WESTERN BAND


Teacher in-charge:

    • » Mrs. Udani Rupasinghe
    • » Mrs. Shenika Jayawardana
    • » Mrs. Nelum Gayani



Instructer:

      • » Mr. T. F. Greesy



Band Leader:

        • » Virginia Wickremasekara



Assistant leader:

        • » Upani Luthara



Band Members:

        • » Vimashi Wijegunawardana
        • » Chanuki Karunarathne
        • » Athara Panchali
        • » Shenelka Perera
        • » Daphni Mendis
        • » Shenali Fernando
        • » Piashi Perera
        • » Tharushi Pathmeperuma
        • » Oshani Samaraweera
        • » Stephani Peiris
        • » Oneeza Shenara
        • » Aqueela Aser Ali
        • » Denuri Nananyakkara
        • » Anarkali Disssanayake
        • » Zahara Girsy
        • » Senushi Kavya
        • » Sanulya Premachandra
        • » Hesandi Dewdini
        • » Hirunika Ishini
        • » Nithiksha Silva
        • » Nicola Perera
        • » Ushani Fernando
        • » Akashini Paliyakkara
        • » Ishari Antony
        • » Rehana Perera
        • » Aiwana Gerald
        • » Dulandi Sulakna
        • » Dahamsa Fernando
        • » Sethmi Fernando
        • » Terania Terrance
        • » Michelle Laura Kleyn
        • » Sneha Shavindrie
        • » Shanalie Mary Anne
        • » Nisuli Sooriyarathne
        • » Onethma Samarawickrama
        • » Flavia Kulathunga


SENIOR WESTERN BAND


Teacher in-charge:

    • » Mrs. Christa Perera
    • » Mrs. Ayesha Cooray
    • » Mrs. Maneesha Fernando



Instructers:

      • » Mr. T. F. Greesy
      • » Mr. Ajith Perera



Band Leader:

        • » Rumisha Karunathilaka



Assistant leader:

        • » Shenali Peiris



Band Members:

        • » Amanda Grabau
        • » Vihanga Jayanandan
        • » Rashendri Warnakula
        • » Rasanjali Sathsarani
        • » Tenali Ferdinando
        • » Ushani Wijesinghe
        • » Minasha Dinushini
        • » Amandi Cooray
        • » Rashmi Dias
        • » Surani De Silva
        • » Minosha Prasadi
        • » Oneshi Kurukulasuriya
        • » Sadewma Dewthini
        • » Piumika Fernando
        • » Ayeshi Fernando
        • » Oneli Jayasuriya
        • » Imashi Fernando
        • » Sayuri Abeyesakara
        • » Thisari Illangage
        • » Holy Firth
        • » Rishni Fernando
        • » Tasha Jayathunge
        • » Shekainah Mathiasz
        • » Sithmi Fernando
        • » Yeshani Wijesinghe
        • » Marisca Warnakula
        • » Ruhini Fernando
        • » Maleesa Oorloff
        • » Chanuki Karunarathne
        • » Shenali Fernando


ACHIEVEMENTS & EVENTS PARTICIPATED IN THE PAST FEW YEARS BY OUR WESTERN BANDS

  • YEAR 2017

Senior Western Band won the bronze medal from the all island competition of performing arts which was held at the museum auditorium, under the leadership of Rumisha Karunathilaka.

Also the Junior Western Band won the silver medal from the above competition, under the leadership of Virginia Wickremesekara.

  • YEAR 2016

Senior Western Band participated in the Wesley College band show “ PULSE ‘16 ” and showed their colors in, Under the leadership of Shehara Jayasuriya

Senior Western Band won the gold medal and was named as the “ BEST SCHOOL BRASS BAND FOR THE YEAR 2016” by the festival for western music and speech, Under the leadership of a Shehara Jayasuriya.

  • YEAR 2015

Senior Western Band participated in St. Bridget’s Convent band show which was held in the Nelum Pokuna, Under the leadership of Shashini Abeysinghe.

Senior Western Band won the silver medal in the festival for western music and speech, Under the leadership of Shashini Abeysinghe.

Juinor Western Band also won a silver medal in the above mentioned festival in their age group, Under the leadership of Rishni Feranando.

  • YEAR 2014

Senior Western Band won the silver medal in the festival for western music and speech, Under the leadership of Roshain Fernandopulle.

And also the Junior Western Band also won a silver medal on the above mentioned festival, Under the leadership of Surani De Silva.

  • YEAR 2013

Senior Western Band won the gold medal and was named as the “ BEST SCHOOL BRASS BAND FOR THE YEAR 2013” by the festival for western music and speech, Under the leadership of Roshain Fernandopullle.

Junior Western Band was placed 3rd in district level which was held by the ministry of education, Under the leadership of Shenali Peiris.

And as well as the Junior Western Band won a gold medal for “ THE BEST SCHOOL BAND “ award in the festival for western music and speech.

Primary Western Band also won the same award as “THE BEST SCHOOL BAND” in the above mentioned competition by their age category.