Namchi, 08 Oct (IPR): An Elvis Presley musical play ‘All Shook up’ led by the students of Eklavya Model Residential School (EMRS) Gangyap, West Sikkim was held at the auditorium hall of Namchi Girls Senior Secondary School in South Sikkim on 07 Oct. Organized by South District Officers Club (SDOC), the event had SLA Speaker, Mr. K.N. Rai, as chief guest accompanied by President SODC cum DC (South), Mr. Prabhakar Verma, General Secretary, SDOC, Mr. Jigmey Namgyal, alongside a host of officials, students and public alike.
Addressing the gathering, chief guest Mr. Rai expressed his delight on witnessing such an exuberance and symphonic performance which has been successfully put together by the Principal EMRS cum director of the play, Mr. S. Yonzone, alongside the talented students. He also added that the EMRS musical has brought about laurels to the State and that its repertoire has expanded rapidly. He expressed that this kind of musical can create a history in Sikkim with their mellifluous music and live performance.
It maybe mentioned here, EMRS School, Gangyap is also known for its musical productions.The first two of them were named ‘Across The Universe’ and ‘It’s Only Love ‘ which were instant hits and this year the school is staging their third musical titled ‘All Shook Up’. The students crooned to about 60% of Elvis Presley and other famous hollywood songs. The music was live with choir and narrators backing the main cast and that the musical revolved around the story of Maggie, Sandra, Lorraine and Ed and their association with love, friendship, hardship and the importance of good relationship.
Subsequently, Certificate of Appreciation was also presented to the principal, teachers and students of EMRS for participating in the musical.