Music News - September 2021

Music News - September 2021

Music News – September 2021

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Back in Rehearsal

It is so fantastic to have all our Ensembles back rehearsing after some having to endure up to a 5 week break from music making.

Preparations are now well under way for Term 4 performance events for you to note in your diaries. For all unshaded events, look out for invitations on Parent Lounge to confirm your daughter’s involvement.   Hopefully these will include:

Date Event Ensembles
Thursday, 7 October Twilight Concert
  • Soloists
  • Senior Choir
Thursday, 14 October Twilight Concert
  • Soloists
  • Senza Ragazzi
  • Years 4-6 Vocal Ensemble
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
Friday, 5 November Principal’s and Old Girls Christmas Party
  • Big Band
  • R & B Band
Sunday, 7 November Music Fest (Brisbane)
  • Junior Concert 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
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 Successes

Many of our talented musicians have continued to perform individually as part of the Gold Coast Eisteddfod. 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
Kate Taylor 9 Vocal Solo – Music Theatre – 14yrs HC


STOP PRESS:   ASME Qld Young Composers’ Competition Success

The winners of the Australian Society for Music Education Young Composers’ Competition have just been announced with Alana Li (Yr12) and Poppy-Jane Todd (Yr11) both receiving High Commended awards in the Senior Division of the Instrumental/Vocal Section.

This specific competition is always the most competitive at this event with the largest number of entries for any section. Congratulations to both of these musicians on this outstanding achievement.

Alana Li:

Poppy-Jane Todd:  Poppy-Jane Todd Composition

Janette Kelly
Head of Music

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