Music News | Junior School

At the recent Junior School assembly, we were entertained by Mimo (1Fo), who played Russian Fantasy by Portnoffon the violin with piano accompaniment. He has been learning violin for two years. Mimo plays in the Vivaldi String Orchestra and also plays piano. His sports of choice are soccer, swimming and running, but he also likes board games, especially Monopoly. “I especially love to go to the Zoo and the Aquarium with my family. I have fish and two sea snails. One day I want to catch a lizard!” Mimo said this year’s achievement has been winning the Junior Section in the TGS Soloist Competition. My goal is be admitted into the Junior School Advancement Programme so he can join Serenata. I would like to sit my Grade 6 violin exam. He says, “I like string instruments because of the beautiful melodies you can create.”

Congratulations to Felix (4Fo) and Charlie (6Fo) who both recently passed their Grade 4 Piano for Leisure AMEB exams with flying colours. Well done, Charlie and Felix!

Term 1 Key Music Dates 

Assembly performances: 

29 March

Mozart Strings

26 April

Maxwell Munday (5Fo) – French horn

3 May

Ezekiel Turner (5La) – saxophone 

10 May

Geoffrey Olsen (5Yo) – piano 

Term 1 Week 10 REHEARSALS 

Monday 

Mozart Strings (2:15 – 2:45pm) – Junior School (J1.9 and RoR) 

Intermezzo Strings (3:15 – 4:00pm) – School of Music Band Room (M1.2)           

Allegro Concert Band (3:15 – 4:10pm) – School of Music Orchestra Room (M1.3) 

Tuesday 

Treble I Junior School Choir (3:15 – 4pm) – School of Music Choir Room (M1.1 & M1GA) 

Choir Advanced Ensemble (3:15 – 4pm) – School of Music Choir Room (M1.1 & M1GA) 

Wednesday 

Year 2 Instrumental (11:30am – 12:30pm) – School of Music 

Year 3 Instrumental (2:15 – 3:15pm) – School of Music 

Thursday 

Vivaldi Strings (from 7:15am) – School of Music Band Room (M1.2) 

Junior School Concert Band (from 7:30am) – School of Music Orchestra Room (M1.3) 

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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