Appreciation of the arts
Our artists and performers are celebrated in equal measure with our sportsmen and academics. The Senior College stages biannual musical and major drama productions, each produced to a professional standard.
Participation by students in the musical life of the College is strongly encouraged, not least for the beneficial effect music study can have on other academic outcomes. One-to-one tuition is incorporated into a student’s weekly timetable in a full range of instruments, voice, music theory and composition. Regular international music tours, recently to the USA and Vienna, give a unique insight into the breadth and possibilities of the study of music.
Learning an instrument
Private music lessons are available to all students from Year 5 to 12. Extending timetabled music study with private tuition on a specific instrument is strongly encouraged. Lessons are held in the Performing Arts Centre by external tutors, and instruction is available in a large range of instruments, theory, voice and composition.
The College regards private music tuition as a serious commitment, and students are expected to carry out practice tasks and attend lessons and associated activities with the same level of diligence that is applied to academic studies. Home support of a practice schedule is essential, and the student’s requirements are documented in a Music Practice Book, which should be checked weekly by parents.
To read more about registration and the fee schedule for private tuition, please CLICK HERE.
Further information on bands and choirs
The College offers a wide range of bands and choirs to students.
To read more about what is available to students, please CLICK HERE