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Suncoast students ‘Twist and Shout’ with joy as they meet Sir Paul McCartney

The talented students of Suncoast Christian College lived a Beatles-worthy dream on Saturday as they rocked out with the legendary Sir Paul McCartney at his Gold Coast concert.

Sir Paul McCartney, a living legend and one of the most influential figures in the history of modern music, welcomed the Suncoast Senior Band, a group of eight exceptionally gifted students, to an exclusive meet-and-greet session.

The students had the unique opportunity to share a few moments with the former Beatle. They exchanged stories and inspiration with one of the world’s greatest songwriters.

This once-in-a-lifetime experience left a lasting imprint on the young musicians and the entire school community.

Jacob Weiner, Piano Player and Vocalist in the winning group beamed with joy. “The entire day was like a dream, I couldn’t believe we got to meet such a huge musical legend. Sir Paul McCartney is my ultimate lifelong musical hero, and it was the opportunity of a lifetime!”

Principal Greg Mattiske couldn’t hide his enthusiasm. “This was an absolute ‘Helter Skelter’ of excitement for all of us here at Suncoast! To meet a living legend like Sir Paul McCartney was a privilege and an honour.”

Andrew Reik, one of the passionate music teachers who encouraged the group to apply, added: “The dedication and hard work of our students paid off brilliantly. Meeting Sir Paul McCartney was a major testament to their talent and effort. I have no doubt our incredible students will go on to achieve great things in the world of music.”

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