Music News – October 2021

Music News – October 2021

Music News – October 2021

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The first two weeks of the term have seen musicians from Years 2 to 12 present some fantastic individual performances at two Twilight Concerts held in the Chapel. The audience also were treated to performances by Senza Ragazzi and Senior Choir.

Preparations are now well under way for the remaining Term 4 performance events for you to note in your diaries. For all ‘blue text’ events, look out for invitations on Parent Lounge to confirm you daughter’s involvement.

Date Event Ensembles
Friday, 15 October Co-curricular Awards Evening
  • R & B Band
  • Big Band
  • Senior Choir
  • Senior Strings and Middle/Senior Concert Band
Sunday, 24 October Music Fest (Brisbane)
  • Years 4-6 Choir and Vocal Ensemble
Sunday, 31 October Music Fest (Brisbane)
  • Junior Concert Band
Friday, 5 November Principal’s and Old Girls Christmas Party
  • Big Band
  • R & B Band
Tuesday, 9 November ANCA – “Spirit of Song” Recording at Rehearsal
  • Senza Ragazzi
Wednesday, 10 November ANCA – “Spirit of Song” Recording at Rehearsal
  • Senior Choir
Tuesday, 16 November ANCA – “Spirit of Song” Recording at Rehearsal
  • Years 2-6 Choir
Friday, 19 November Junior Christmas Event
  • Junior String Ensemble
  • Junior Concert Band
  • Years 4-6 Choir
  • Years 2-3 Choir
Monday, 22 November Final Middle School Assembly
  • Senior Choir (Years 7-9 only)
  • Middle School Concert Band
Thursday, 25 November Speech Day
  • Years 2-6 Choir
  • Senior Choir
  • Middle/Senior Concert Band
  • Senior Strings


Individual and Ensemble Successes – Gold Coast Eisteddfod

Many of our talented musicians continued to perform individually as part of the Gold Coast Eisteddfod towards the end of last term and our Junior and Senior String Ensembles competed in the virtual competition with great success – both receiving 2nd placings. Whether they have received an award or not, the self-confidence gained from the experience is very valuable. If there are any individual results that we may not be aware of and are not listed below, please do not hesitate to advise the music department via


Congratulations to:

Name Year Section Result
Amelia Dunwoodie 8 Vocal Solo – Music Theatre – ?yrs HC
Amelia Dunwoodie 8 Vocal Solo – Rhythm and Blues – ?yrs VHC
Lucy Dunwoodie 5 Vocal Solo – Animated Musical – ?yrs 3rd
Lucy Dunwoodie 5 Vocal Solo – Music Theatre– ?yrs HC
Flora Yang 9 Intermediate String Championship VHC
Junior String Ensemble Primary School String Orchestra B Grade 2nd
Senior String Ensemble Secondary School String Orchestra B Grade 2nd

AMEB Examination Results

Congratulations also to the following girls on their hard work to enable the achievement of the following music examination certificates.

Name   Year Subject Grade Result
Nicola Wright 12 AMEB – Theory of Music 4 Honours
Portia Van Twest 7 AMEB – Flute 2 High Distinction
Aurora Salmon 8 AMEB – Theory of Music 1 High Distinction
Jaxsyn Fill 8 AMEB – Trumpet 3 Pass



Janette Kelly
Head of Music

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