Music News | Preparatory School

Do You Know The Relationship between Arts and Minds:

Regardless of socio-economic background an interest in performing arts leads to higher states of motivation that produce the sustained attention necessary to improve performance.

Soloist Competition Heats Week 6

Strings (from 2pm) and Piano (from 1pm) Preparatory School students who have entered this competition will perform next Wednesday 3rd March in the Beethoven Room.  Guitar students will perform next Monday 1st March during the lunch Break in (Studio 8).  All applicants should have been notified of their time they are required to play by Mrs Fox this week.

Please arrive at least 5 minutes earlier than your scheduled time so you can unpack and tune. The Adjudicators will be Dr Michael McGregor and Ms Kate Morgan for the Strings, Mr Greg Kinda for the Piano section and Mr Stefano Rocco and Mrs Geraldine Campbell for the Guitar section. In total we had 26 students apply for invaluable performing experience in this competition.  Good luck to all boys and thank you for being a risk-taker.

Instrumental Tuition

There are still vacancies for Percussion, Guitar, Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone, Clarinet, Saxophone, Flute, Piano, Violin, Viola and Cello tuition.  Please collect an application form from the Music Centre or Reception to apply.  Tuition is $45 per weekly half hour lesson and some instruments are available for hire at a cost of $50 per term.

Geraldine Campbell | Director of Preparatory School Music


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