The Friends' School

Music Information 17.11.2017

Carolling Performance – Hobart Christmas Pageant
The Morris Maestros and Year 7/8 Choir will perform at the Hobart Christmas Pageant on Saturday 18 November, entertaining the crowds as they wait for the commencement of the annual parade through the CBD streets. Students should meet staff at the Information Booth in the middle of the Elizabeth Street Mall between 9.00am and 9.15am, and will perform (with breaks) from 9.30am – 10.30am.  Students will then be dismissed back at the Information Booth after performing.  As is usual practice, students will need to be signed out with a staff member as they leave.
The Hobart City Council has advised that there will be a number of road closures in the CBD from 9.00am on that day, and that you take this into account as you plan your arrival.  A number of CBD car parks will also close at 9.15am and reopen after the parade, although the Hobart Central Car Park will be open all day.  Free parking is also available at the Regatta grounds.  Further details of road closures and parking arrangements can be found here.
School uniform is not required for this performance; students may wear green or red, or something ‘Christmassy’ to enhance the atmosphere of their performance. Given the nature of the carolling performances, the students should bring a named water bottle with them.
For further information, please contact Kerry Bennett.

End of Year Gatherings
The following ensembles will be performing in this year’s End of Year Gathering on Wednesday 6 December:

  • Bella Voce Choir
  • Man Choir
  • Year 7/8 Choir
  • Morris Maestros Choir
  • Morris Majors Choir
  • 7-12 Wind Ensemble
  • High School Stage Band

Please note the date.

More details about performance times and additional rehearsals will be sent directly to parents.

High School / Clemes Soiree – Cancelled
The Term 4 High School Soiree scheduled for Thursday 23 November has been cancelled. Students wishing to perform may be able to participate in the Year 9 Twilight Concert on Monday 27 November instead. Interested performers are asked to contact Paul Kershna.

FriendsMusic Meeting
The final FriendsMusic meeting for 2018 will take place on Tuesday 28 November, commencing at 6pm in the Green Room of The Farrall Centre. All members of FriendsMusic are welcome to join us as we celebrate another year of music making at Friends’ and say farewell to long-term members.

Year 9 Twilight Concert
Students from Year 9 will present a twilight concert in Hodgkin Hall on Monday 27 November, commencing at 6pm. All are welcome to attend. For more information, please contact Paul Kershna.

Instrumental Tuition Applications
We are no longer receiving applications for individual instrumental and vocal music tuition for 2017. However, we are now accepting applications for 2018. The application may be found as a link in the Instrumental and Vocal Tuition Guidelines.

Please note that all students wishing to receive tuition in 2018 need to complete an application form, irrespective of whether lessons were undertaken during 2017.

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