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Music Ensembles

A range of music ensembles is on offer for students to join in both primary and secondary. The descriptions of these ensembles and the rehearsal times for each are listed below:

Ensemble Description Teacher
Double Trio
A guitar ensemble for students in Years 2 & 3.
Primary / Intermediate Guitar Ensemble
An ensemble for primary and secondary students who learn guitar and a variety of other instruments.
Primary Performance Band
A band for primary students with some experience on their chosen band instrument.
Training Band
A band for beginner students in primary school that takes place in Terms 3 & 4.
Year 4 String Ensemble
An ensemble for selected students in Year 4 who learn a string instrument.
Superstrings
A string ensemble for students who have been learning violin, viola, cello or double bass for at least 3 years.
Orchestra
An orchestra for students from Years 5 - 12 who learn an orchestral instrument and can read music. Students learning string, woodwind, brass or percussion instruments are expected to play in the BDC Orchestra.
Concert Band
A band for secondary students.
Flutissimo
Secondary flute ensemble.
No Strings Attached
Senior school wind ensemble.
Secondary Guitar Ensemble
An ensemble for students from Years 7 - 12 who learn guitar. Must be able to read music.
Secondary Jazz Ensemble
An ensemble for advanced secondary students with a love of jazz music. Must be willing to learn to improvise and read jazz chord charts.
Secondary Vocal Ensemble
A vocal ensemble for all students from Years 7 - 12.
Senior String Consort
For advanced string players of violin, viola, cello or double bass. Students must be able to read music.
Senior Wind Group
A wind ensemble for senior students.
Ukulele Ensemble
A ukulele ensemble for primary and secondary students. Beginners are welcome.
Choir
A choir for secondary students.
Rehearsal Times
Rehearsal Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Before school
8.00 am
Senior String Consort
M1
Senior Wind Group
M1
Primary Band
M1
Orchestra
M1
Period 3
Year 4 String Ensemble M1
Period 4
Superstrings
M1
Recess
Ukulele Ensemble
M1
Double Trio
M1
Recess
Double Trio
PPS
Lunch
Choir
M1
Lunchtime Concerts
Terms 2/3/4
M1
Intermediate Band
M1
Jazz Band
M1
School Rock Bands
M1/M2
Lunch
Secondary Guitar Ensemble
M2
Primary / Intermediate Guitar Ensemble
M2
After school