Music News - 30 May 2018

Music News - 30 May 2018

Music News – 30 May 2018

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May Music has been in full swing in the School Music Department over the last week with the following music performances and events:

  • Tuesday 22nd: A fantastic Twilight Concert in Langford Theatre featured Junior Concert Band, Senior Choir and the debut performance of Years 4-6 Vocal Ensemble, as well as brilliant soloists from Years 4-12.
  • Wednesday 23rd: Prep and Year 1 Singers, Junior String Ensemble and Years 4-6 Choir travelled to The Arts Centre Gold Coast to entertain at the annual Women’s Auxiliary High Tea with some great performances.
  • Sunday 27th: Senza Ragazzi and Senior String Ensemble along with the Junior School Captains, made their annual visit to St Peter’s Southport with their expertise contributing to the 9.30am Holy Communion Service.

Congratulations to all our musicians and Music Staff on a very successful sequence of performances and activities.

Other News:

This weekend, some of our Junior and Middle School musicians have been honoured to be chosen to participate in the State Honours Ensemble Program for Middle School students, run through Queensland Conservatorium’s Open Conservatorium  in Brisbane. They will be participating in workshops and a final concert alongside hundreds of other musicians showcasing the breadth and depth of artistic talent being nurtured by teachers, parents and schools throughout Queensland.

Congratulations to:

  • Erin Leinster(voice), Jolina Zhang (violin) from Year 5
  • Olivia Maddison(voice), Zara Meer (voice), Choley Sun (voice), Kate Taylor (voice), Flora Yang (cello) from Year 6
  • Simran Bhuta (flute), Scarlett Nye (cello), Yvette Willemsen (voice), Jessica Zack-Holt (voice) from Year 7
  • Ava Cowley (cello), Zarli Dickinson (French horn), Madelyn Finster (voice), Lia Goddard (voice), Claudia Jacob (bass clarinet), Jordan Klos (euphonium), Zara Leinster (violin), Maia Sato (alto saxophone) from Year 8

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Janette Kelly
Head of Music

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