Music News | Junior School
“Without music life would B flat. Life is like a beautiful melody, only the lyrics are messed up”
– Dulcinea Martinez
Congratulations to Ryan L (5Ta) (pictured left) for outstanding AMEB results in piano and violin. Ryan received a credit plus for 5th grade piano and honours in 2nd grade. Trumpet.
Congratulations to Clancy L (4Yo) (pictured right) who won 1st place at the Rocky Mountain Strings Competition in the Young Musicians Category, 9 – 10 years old. This is an international online competition held in Canada. He has been invited to perform at the Rocky Mountain Music Competition Winners’ Recital followed by the Award Ceremony that will be held in Toronto, Canada.
2022 Donald Holder Scholarship
Applications for the 2022 Donald Holder Scholarship is open for 2021 Junior school Year 5 students. Please read the Donald Holder Scholar letter and submit the application form to firstname.lastname@example.org to apply.
All students currently in Year 5 who learn an instrument either internally or externally are encouraged to apply. The Scholarship entitles the recipient to one weekly half hour instrumental lessons during term time only. To apply for the scholarship, students are asked to prepare two contrasting pieces, preferably with piano accompaniment and submit the application form. The adjudicators would like to see your interpretation of the music you choose in terms of musical concepts and the character of the pieces. The opportunity to perform will occur on Friday 26 November in the Junior School Library.
Please speak to your private instrumental teacher about suitable pieces you can prepare to enter the competition.
Term 4 Performances
If you would like your class to hear you perform during your class music lesson, please submit your recording via this link.
Instrumental Programme for individual lessons
Online instrumental lessons are available on Microsoft Teams. The Director of Co-Curricular Music (PreK-12), Dr McGregor has communicated with families about the protocols in place for lessons. If you have not received the communication, please contact your Instrumental (individual tuition) teacher.
If you have any further inquiries for music, please contact the Music Department on 9581 6042.
Trevor Adams | Director of Junior School Music
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