The Friends' School

Music Information 24.11.2017

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

Please note that the High School Stage Band is now not playing at the Gatherings.

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.

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.

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.

Wind, Brass and Percussion Recordings
On Thursday 30 November from 4.00pm to 6.30pm we will be making a recording of both the small groups and the large wind ensemble that have rehearsed as part of the Thursday afternoon Year 7-12 Wind, Brass and Percussion program this year. This will take place in The Farrall Centre.
Parents are invited to attend the actual recording beginning at 5.15pm. Prior to that students will have rehearsed and completed soundchecks.
For more information, please contact Marg Reid.

Performance of Handel’s Messiah
On the weekend of Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 December, several of our string players will travel to Deloraine and Devonport to once again perform Handel’s Messiah. Detailed information about the event has been sent home to the families concerned.

Choral Performances
The Morris Majors, Morris Maestros and Year 7/8 Choir have two carolling performances coming up in the last week of term:

  • Monday 11 December at Barossa Park Lodge aged care centre, 1.30pm
  • Friday 15 December at Hobart Twilight Market, 5.30 – 6.30pm

Families of students in these choirs have been emailed further details of their performances, and should use the Caremonkey form to indicate participation in the Hobart Twilight Market performance.
While there is limited space for audience members at the Barossa Park performance, members of the Friends’ community are very welcome to enjoy the students’ performance at the Hobart Twilight Market.
For more information, please contact Kerry Bennett.

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