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May 29, 1984: Playing with a purpose

By Shepparton News

Seventeen-year-old Peter Garla hopes to study music at the Melbourne University Conservatorium next year, with the aim of becoming a music teacher.

Peter, an HSC student at Wanganui Park High School, recently win prizes in eisteddfods in Wangaratta and Bendigo.

At Wangratta, Peter gained a first and second prize in two open sections and a first in one of his age sections.

At Bendigo he won two second prizes in ages sections, and gained a third place in the open B and P.W. Golden Award for piano solo, in which he played a Haydn sonata.