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Increasing Performance Confidence Tips:

Difficult passages require SLOW practice; gradually becoming faster

Denham Court Scholarship

Application forms for the Denham Court Scholarship for 2022 for students in Year 5 2021, who have attained 3rd Grade or above on an orchestral instrument are now available from your son’s Instrumental Music Teacher or by using the link below.  Applications will close on Friday 29th October with the auditions to be held on Tuesday 16th November. No late entries will be accepted.  If you have any queries please contact Mrs Campbell

Application Forms can be downloaded using this LINK.

AMEB Theory of Music

Congratulations to the fourteen Grade 2 Theory of Music examination students for the excellent results they attained last weekend. Again we had boys who achieved 100% on this exam and a number of others who were awarded High Distinctions. Grades 3 and 4 will be held at a later date. Theory of Music classes will not resume until February 2022 and if you have any queries please contact Mrs Jenny Trynes to express your interest to enrol your son.

Concerto Competition

The Concerto Competition will go ahead in remote mode for 2021. Preparatory and Junior School students will be competing in the Junior Competition Section. During Week 4, students will be able to upload a 3 minute section of their Concerto which will constitute the Heats Section.

Students should submit this as a video to Mrs Dinora Marquez in Google or Cloud share format. The closing date will be Friday 29th October.

Heads of Sections and Dr McGregor will judge these over the course of Week 5 and announce the finalists. The Finals will take place in Week 7 or 8. Dr McGregor will confirm the date once he is clear about whether this will be a video submission where accompaniment can be used or not.

Geraldine Campbell | Director of Preparatory School Music

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