Music Matters

Loads of upcoming musical moments this term!

Never a term goes by at Tintern when we don’t have some wonderful opportunities to see our Middle School and Senior students performing in a range of engaging settings. Some of the musical delights we have on offer this term (all free events) include:

Musical Highlights this week will include the Walton String Quartet playing at the Art Exhibition Opening on Thursday afternoon, our Clarinet Ensemble performing for visitors at the Twilight Tours on Thursday afternoon and the Senior Jazz Combo entertaining all-comers at the Colour Fun Run on Friday afternoon.

Celebration Evening, Saturday 20 October, 7pm, Robert Blackwood Hall

Our Annual Speech Night will include some performance highlights such as the combined strength of our Wind Symphony and Symphony Orchestra presenting an opening work by Australian composer, Graeme Koehne entitled “Forty Reasons to be Cheerful”. We will enjoy an original composition for Percussion Ensemble by IB Music student, Charlotte Menagh, some Polynesian Dancing by Year 8 students, a walk down memory lane with some “South Pacific” numbers and, of course, the rousing finale of a massed medley by the whole school before we farewell our Year 12s to the strains of our school songs.

Twilight Concert, Wednesday 24 October, 5pm, Kelson Room

A relaxed event where soloists air their pieces. Usually about an hour in duration.

Remembrance Day Centenary Community Concert, Sunday 11 November, 2pm, Heathmont Uniting Church, 89 Canterbury Road

Our Intermediate Choirs and Intermediate Jazz Band will perform with other local community ensembles at a concert commemorating 100 years since the end of WWI. Alumna, Caitlin Spears, also will be performing songs from the war eras at this event. Cost of entry is $10

Junior Woodwind, Brass and Percussion Concert, Tuesday 13 November, 5pm, Colebrook Hall

Our younger wind and percussion students will entertain at a twilight event.

Friends of Music ‘Munch with the Musos’, Sunday 25 November, 10am, CM Wood Centre

Another great musical and social event presented by our wonderful parent committee members in the Friends of Music. Junior, Middle School and some Senior School students, members of staff and families get together to enjoy an array of delightful music and entertainment, with a touch of Christmas to add to the cheer and goodwill. Book via Trybooking.



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