Wednesday, 19 June 2019 | 07:39 WIB

BEST Kids TKK 3 PENABUR Drum Band Showcases Different Theme at KBF XIV 2019

BEST Kids TKK 3 PENABUR Drum Band Showcases Different Theme at KBF XIV 2019 (netralnews)

JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM - BEST Kids Drum Band TKK 3 PENABUR East Jakarta has competed in the 2019 Kids Band Festival (KBF) event held by the Marching Band Inc Grand Prix Foundation (GPMB). Jesslyn Bestari, Head of the East Jakarta TKK 3 PENABUR School, said this year the team performed with a different theme.

To Netralnews, Jesslyn claimed that every year they always choose themes that are rarely chosen by other schools. BEST Kids Drum Band TKK 3 PENABUR appeared with green and white clothes and color guard wearing ash clothes like little wolves, the appearance of this costume was used to support the appearance that brought the audience into the atmosphere of the forest.

"Every year we always choose themes that are rarely displayed by other schools. Music performances will be full of creativity, creative color guards, not monotonous, and unique," Jesslyn said when Netralnews met before the performance began, at GOR POPKI, Cibubur, Sunday (7 / 4/2019).

Jesslyn said BEST Kids TKK 3 PENABUR Drum Band presented two musical compositions of The Bare Necessities and Trust in Me from the soundtrack of the Disney film The Jungle Book.

As many as 52 children from kinderganted had been routinely doing exercises every week for the last six months. BEST Kids TKK 3 PENABUR Drum Band also cooperated with professional trainers and arranger who usually train junior and senior high schools abroad, but this time for the first time trained kindergarten students.

"They stayed in school in the morning and after school, from 12 to 2 in the afternoon. Approaching our race there was also an exercise on Saturday," Jesslyn explained.

According to Jesslyn, BEST Kids TKK 3 PENABUR Drum Band members have high enthusiasm for training. She admitted that some of the band members had been ill, but knowing that a race would be held, they were eager to recover because they wanted to appear in the prestigious event, namely fighting for the Indonesian President's Trophy..

"Praise God, parents can also be invited to collaborate well and be made as a team leader, because we (teachers and trainers) are unable to walk alone. Without the support of parents, we can do nothing," Jesslyn said.

Jesslyn admitted that this year the TKK 3 PENABUR BEST Kids Drum Band set a target of winning first place. However, she advised the children that victory is a bonus but in achieving victory requires a process that is preceded by obedience and independence. An appreciation for Jesslyn that children have reached the current stage, after going through long selection and training by requiring self control.

"Victory is a bonus, but the children have succeeded in self-control. We also applaud parents who continue to support the children," Jesslyn concluded.