Meet ‘Don’t Run With Scissors’

‘Don’t Run With Scissors’ is Ararat College’s school competition band.

The band has been running for many years and has a range of instruments and members. In June and July the senior band from ‘Don’t Run With Scissors’ will be attending Rockfest in Templestowe.

Rockfest is a competition including school bands, solo artists and many different groups.

I asked a couple of the band members about their position in the band.

Vocal Section – Caitlin

How long have you been in the band? 1 Year

-How long have you been singing? 2-3 Years

-Favourite song to perform? “Stand By Me”

Guitar Section – Jake

How long have you been in the band? 1 Year

-How long have you been playing? 3 Years

-Favourite song to perform? “Big Jet Plane”

Keys Section – Claire

How long have you been in the band? 3 Years

-How long have you been playing? 4 Years

-Favourite song to perform? “Stand By Me”

Brass Section – Lachie

-How long have you been in the band? 4 years

-How long have you been playing? 6 years

-Favourite song to perform? “Little Talks”

The band has practices at lunch on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Currently ‘Don’t Run With Scissors’ are practicing their 3 songs for Rockfest: “Rhiannon”, “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” and “Blame It On The Boogie”.

Rockfest