Music News | Preparatory School
Do You Know The Relationship between Arts and Minds:
The Australian Council Research in 2020 recorded that 63% of Australians acknowledge the impact of arts and creativity on a child’s development, 56% on our sense of wellbeing and happiness and 64% on stimulating our minds.
Year 2 String Concert
Thanks to all the String Instrumental music staff lead so capable by Mrs Jayasinghe and the Year 2 students for a really uplifting concert this week where they shared their learning this Term with their cohort. The high level of concentration, attention to detail and self-management skills was very evident to see considering most of the boys have only been learning their instruments for this term. Some snippets have been shared onto Seesaw this week, so please check it out!
Thanks to members of Trinity Singers, and Chapel Band who helped in leading the Easter Service on Wednesday afternoon. After so long it was great to finally be able to join in singing in full voice. Thanks to Ms Smeulders, Mrs Swanton, Mr Smith and Mrs Campbell.
Our Concert Band has begun preparations of film favourites for future performances. We have many new and eager musicians who are enjoying themselves and are giving their personal best. Many of our former members transitioned to Middle School so we are now busy forming a new team and are having fun learning famous hits from the 80’s & 90’s, as well as from our times. We are always happy to welcome new members and to grow in strength and numbers. If someone feels like starting his musical journey with a wind or brass instrument, then Concert Band is the place for him!
Mr Gergely Malyusz | Music – Brass
Term 2 Music Co-curricular Rehearsals
All ensembles will commence rehearsals in Week 1 and will be preparing to share their work, so it is important that students are in attendance at the scheduled rehearsals. A reminder to demonstrate reliability and engagement: they are expected to bring music, a pencil and eraser to each rehearsal and arrive in a timely manner, that does not mean they arrive in the room at the scheduled start time, students are expected to be unpacked and ready to start at the scheduled start time. Your assistance to ensure this standard is maintained is appreciated. Be Reliable and Respectful and Keep it REAL!
Geraldine Campbell | Director of Music Preparatory School
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