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2017 Instrumental Music And Choir

Instrumental Band 2017 -  

Welcome to the Instrumental Program for 2017.
This year promises to be an exciting and eventful one for all involved, with many performances planned throughout the year.
The strings instrumental program will continue throughout 2017, with Mr Kuang Chan teaching selected students on Violin and Cello. 

Lessons for Woodwind, Brass and Percussion
students start in February with workshop days to introduce new students to their instrument and continuing students to their new band music. Students have received a copy of the workshop timetable and will receive their regular timetable on this day. Please note that Enrolment & Loan Agreement forms will need to be returned at this lesson.
We look forward to 2017 being a fun music making year with your child!
You can help your child learn their instrument by following these suggestions:
•Help by providing a quiet safe area to practice their instrument
•Establish a regular practice time and routine
•Listen to them play and encourage them
•Play their Tutor book CD/DVD so you both know what to expect.
Care and Maintenance
Now is the perfect opportunity to get your own instrument serviced or give your school instrument mouthpiece a clean.
The Best Music Shop (Jindalee), Booval Music Focus, Ellaways, Blow Winds, The Brass Specialists all offer instrumental services on all private instruments.
Tips on cleaning mouthpieces can be found in your tutor book as well as via these links:
Cleaning a Brass Mouthpiece (Trumpet, Trombone,
Baritone, Tuba, etc)
Cleaning a Woodwind Mouthpiece


Choir 2017 -

The 2017 Senior Choir Program has begun!
Choir is a great opportunity for sudents to participate in school life and to represent their school, with performances at school (assemblies and special occasions) and in the community.  Choir is also an opportunity for students to expand on their music skill, it promotes co-operation and teamwork and most of all it's fun !

Plans for Choir this year include: Anzac Ceremony, Music Concert, Awards ceremony, assemblies, an excursion to perform in the community and Singfest.
This year’s excursion to sing at the Aged Care facilities.

In 2017 there will be three choir opportunities for students:
1. Year 4 – 6 SENIOR CONCERT CHOIR Students have auditioned to be a part of this choir. The Senior Concert Choir will take part in school performances: assemblies and concerts, competitions & Singfest and other outside of school performance opportunities. Rehearsals will be before school.        
2. Year 4 – 6 AMBERLEY SINGERS Open to all Year 4 – 6 students. The Amberley Singers will take part in school performances: assemblies and concerts, and other outside of school performance opportunities. Rehearsals will be during a lunch break. 
3. JUNIOR CHOIR Open to all Year 3 students. The Junior Choir will take part in school performances: assemblies and concerts. Rehearsals will be during a lunch break.


Wednesday 1st February 2017 - Instrumental Workshop at ADSS for all new and continuing instrumental students.  Students are to bring their equipment with them.
Monday 24th April - School ANZAC Choir permformance - music shirt required