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WELCOME TO MUSIC AT MERICI

Welcome back for another exciting year playing music!  To find more information on our Music Program please click here Music Flyer. We are offering a wide range of co-curricular activities this year,  please click here to find more details Music Co-Curricular Activities.

If you would like to be a member of our Music family, please complete the following forms:

2017 Music Enrolment Form and EOI Music Lessons

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

2017 Band Camp and Parent Concert: Thursday 27 April and Friday 28 April

For all Beginner Band, Beginner Strings, Chamber Group, Advanced Strings, Jazz Band, Junior Band and Senior Band students.

Please follow the link http://merici.college/go/usicamp to find the permission note for the 2017 Band Camp. Students are required to arrive at Merici on Thursday 27 April and meet in the Jubilee Centre 7.30am. Return to school Friday 28 April at approximately 3.00pm with afternoon tea and set up for concert to occur afterwards.

Parent Concert: 6.00pm in the auditorium, gold coin donation. This is a great opportunity for performance of pieces prior to the Eisteddfod.

 

Open Day Musicians: Additional Rehearsals – Wednesday 3 May

 

Time

MUSIC ROOM

acoustic piano

JUBILEE

Open Rehearsal

2.00-2.30pm

 

 

Beginner Band

2.30-3.00pm

 

CLASS- uke (Year 7)

Beginner Band

3,00-3.30pm

 

CLASS- uke (Year 7)

Junior Band

3.30-4.00pm

 

 

Junior Band

4.00-4.30pm

 

 

Senior Band

4.30-5.00pm

 

BEGINNER STRINGS – rehearsal

Senior Band

5.00-5.30pm

 

BEGINNER STRINGS – rehearsal

Jazz Band

5.30-6.00pm

 

Armaan Sidhu

Jazz Band

 

Australian National Eisteddfod: Thursday 25 May – Sunday 28 May

Please find below the schedule of events for students participating in the National Eisteddfod.

Jazz band - Thursday 25 May- 18s B grade, LYNEHAM HIGH

Arrive 6.40pm

Warm up 7.10pm

On stage 7.40pm

Adjudication 8.50pm

 

Miss Beth Way and many other professional musicians will also be performing in the Opens A Grade section later in the evening. You are invited to stay for this performance.

Twilight Jazz band- on stage at 9.50pm.

Come and see Miss Way and many other professional musicians performing on stage at Llewellyn Hall on Friday night.

Ginninderra Wind Orchestra- Friday 26 may- 845pm, ANU

Junior band- Saturday 27 May - 16s C grade, ANU 

Arrive 7.30am 

Warm up 8.30am 

On stage 9.00am 

Adjudication 9.15am

YMS - Saturday 27 May - 16s B grade, ANU

Arrive 8.30am 

Warm up 9.05am 

On stage 9.35am 

Adjudication 10.50am

Senior band- Saturday 27 May - 18s c grade, ANU

Arrive 10.15am

Warm up 10.40am

On stage 11.10am

Adjudication 12.50pm

Chamber ensemble - Saturday 27 May, ANU 

Arrive 1.30pm

Warm up 2.30pm

On stage 3.00pm

Adjudication 3.20pm

Advanced string ensemble - Saturday 27 May, ANU 

Arrive 4.20pm

Warm up 4.55pm

On stage 5.25pm 

Adjudication 7.25pm

Beginner band - Sunday 28 May, ANU 

Arrive 7.15am 

Warm up 8.05am 

On stage 8.35am 

Adjudication 8.50am


Please follow the link http://merici.college/go/isteddfod to find a complete schedule of performances and information. We look forward to seeing our school community at these performances and wish all our music students lots of enjoyment.

 

 

Co-curricular music activities:

MONDAY

BEGINNER STRINGS

Lunch

JUBILEE

TUESDAY

JAZZ

8am

JUBILEE

 

BEGINNER BAND

Lunch

JUBILEE

 

CHAMBER

Lunch

MUSIC ROOM

WEDNESDAY

CHOIR

Lunch

MUSIC ROOM

 

SENIOR BAND

330-445pm

JUBILEE

THURDAY

ADV STRINGS

Lunch

JUBILEE

 

JUNIOR BAND

330-5pm

JUBILEE

FRIDAY

SHOW BAND

730am

JUBILEE

 

EXPRESSIVE ARTS CONCERTS

Lunch

JUBILEE/ GARDEN

Please see Miss Way for more information.

 

2017 Music Practice Times

Group

Day and Time

Location

Beginner Strings for complete beginner strings players

Monday lunch

Jubilee

Jazz for continuing and competent musicians

 

Tuesday morning

Jubilee

Beginner Band for complete beginner woodwind, brass and percussion players

Tuesday lunch

Jubilee

 

Beginner Band

 

Tuesday lunch

Jubilee

Chamber Group for Preliminary level and above musicians

Tuesday lunch

Music Room

Choir – All students welcome

Wednesday lunch

Music Room

 

Senior Band for Advanced musicians

Wednesday afternoon

Jubilee

String Ensemble for Advanced string players

 

Thursday lunch

Jubilee

Junior Band for Continuing musicians in Years 7-9

 

Thursday afternoon

Jubilee

BEGINNER STRING GROUP

 Would you like to learn violin or cello in a small group?

 Commitment:

  • Attend weekly group lessons on Monday lunch times in the Jubilee Centre
  • Regular practise recorded in a practise diary signed by parents each week
  • Attend performances during school time as required.

Cost:

  • Instrument hire ($150 per year)
  • Tuition book (about $20)

Future opportunities:

  • Take up individual lessons
  • Join Chamber Ensemble in Year 8 or Advanced String Ensemble in later years.

More information? Contact Dr Clara Teniswood (strings teacher): clara.teniswood@merici.act.edu.au

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If your daughter is interested in learning an instrument at school, please fill in the form available on our website at the following link http://tinyurl.com/k3x5cwe. We continue to welcome many new tutors to the school, and the number of instruments we offer tuition in continues to expand.

If you have any questions about the music program at Merici, please contact Beth Way on email beth.way@merici.act.edu.au.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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