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St Edward’s Music Students YIPA Performances
Youth in Performing Arts

Part of Laycock Street Community Theatre’s annual program, YIPA provides an opportunity for Central Coast youth with outstanding talent to perform in a professional venue, promoting and fostering their development in performing arts. Showcasing an outstanding array of talent, the Youth In Performing Arts concert series at Laycock Street Community Theatre is the culmination of a diverse range of talented youth from across the Central Coast.

A huge congratulations to the talented St Edward’s Music students who were chosen from a multitude of performers (almost 1000!) who auditioned for Youth in Performing Arts (YIPA) this year.

The concerts featuring our students are as follows:

Thursday 20 May 2021

Cooper Boyce (Year 12) – performing vocal Ain’t That a Kick in the Head by Dean Martin.

Joshua Zaia (Year 12) –  performing vocal/guitar Ain’t No Little Girl by Kasey Chambers.

The Alloy Rays (Years 9 and 10):  James Nilsson (vocal/guitar), Charlie Jacobson (bass) and Daniel Herd (drums) – performing Stray Cat Strut by The Stray Cats.

Friday 21 May 2021

Daniel Herd (Year 9) –  performing Drum Solo by YYZ

The Dean Umpad Band (Year 12):  Zachary Knight (vocal), Dean Umpad (guitar), Angus Price-Jones (bass) and Daniel Lackner (drums) –  performing Good times, bad times’ by Led Zeppelin.


You can also catch one of our ex-student’s, Riley Lovell on the Saturday evening show.

Well done to all involved and those who auditioned.