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28/10/16

Australian Boys Choir

Well done to all our Year 1 and 2 students who participated this afternoon in the Australia Boys Choir workshop. Students learnt and performed simple rhythmic patterns, performed a short song and movement piece before singing individually for the choir’s Artistic Director and assistant. Auditions to join the choir are on Saturday 26th November at Auburn […]

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28/10/16

‘Cinderella and Rockerfella’

One week ago, our amazing Year 3-6 students shone like the bright stars they our in their Senior School production of ‘Cinderella and Rockerfella’. Over two days, our students took to the Phoenix Theatre stage three times. It was heart-warming watching them file into the venue before their items and perform with energy and passion. For a term […]

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10/10/16

Australia Girls Choir

Congratulations to the girls in Year 1 and above who took part in the AGC assessment workshop last term. By now you should have received your personalised assessment report either posted to your home or via the school. Girls in Prep will be receiving an information flyer about the AGC Open Day. Everyone is welcome […]

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01/09/16

Senior School Concert ‘Cinderella and Rockerfella’ tickets now on sale!

We are very excited to announce that tickets for our upcoming Senior School Concert (Year 3-6) of ‘Cinderella and Rockerfella’ are now on sale. There will be three shows held over Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th October at the Phoenix Theatre, Elwood Secondary College. Opening night performance will be on Wednesday 19th October at 6.30pm. There will […]

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05/08/16

Concert rehearsals

Rehearsals for our Senior School Concert, ‘Cinderella and Rockerfella’ are well and truly underway. Both the cast and Y3-6 classes have been working very hard to learn their lines and dance routines. Below are some photos from today’s rehearsals.    3/4K and 3MS learning to sing their song with Angus Grant. Cast members stepping into character. […]

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21/07/16

Let’s Dance

This term it’s all about Dance in Performing Arts! Prep and Year 1 students are exploring the different ways they can move their bodies, develop their coordination and knowledge of the Dance elements. Year 2 students are focusing on the Olympics. They are working on identifying how the Dance elements are used in routines and combine them […]

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06/06/16

Parent volunteers meeting for Senior School Concert

Dear Parents, We are looking for helpers to assist with preparations for our upcoming Senior School (Y3-6) Concert of ‘Cinderella and Rockerfella’. The concert will be on Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th October at the Phoenix Theatre, Elwood Secondary College. Help is required in the following areas: AV – filming, editing, animation Photography Sets/Props Costume […]

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02/06/16

Melbourne Guitar Festival Competition

Entries are now open for the Melbourne Guitar Festival Competition with several categories catering for all ages and abilities. Substantial cash prizes are on offer with further information and registration via www.melbourneguitarfoundation.com This event is entirely run by volunteers and the Melbourne Guitar Foundation are a social enterprise who reinvest and give back to the local […]

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11/05/16

African Drumming and Dance incursion

This semester, Year 1 and Year 2 students have been exploring the Music and Dance from Africa. As part of this unit, students participated in an African Drumming and Dance incursion. Shaba, our guest performer from Cultural Infusions, shared his experience growing up in Ghana and his culture. This was fantastic as students have already […]

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22/04/16

Songs and Dances around the World

This week in Performing Arts, students have continued to focus on their World Music and Dance units. Preps have been learning to identify, move to and sing loud and soft sounds in music, also known as Dynamics. The Year 1s and 2s focused on their singing skills, exploring the melody of traditional African songs. In […]

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