Creative Arts – Music
Many students participate in the school’s music programs. Staff are highly qualified and experienced, offering extensive musical expertise. They are also innovative, constantly seeking new ways to foster a love of music. A range of musical pursuits are explored including performance, composition and aural skills. Individual students and groups have many opportunities to perform in showcase assemblies and school functions as well as external events. Critical and creative thinking are integral to all activities within the Music curriculum, fostering skills that enhance student engagement across all learning areas.
Years 7 & 8
All students in Year 7 and 8 participate in the mandatory Stage 4 Music course.
Music is an elective choice for students in Years 9 - 12.
Individuals and small groups also perform at Eisteddfods, Open Days, Bandfest, community events, concerts and school events. The groups are:
- Senior Concert Band
- Stage Band
- Senior Choir
- Senior Vocal Ensemble
- Recorder Ensemble
- Flute Ensemble
- String Ensemble
SCHOOL OF MUSIC
The Danebank School of Music offers specialist tuition in a wide range of instruments. Parents may book tuition online. (link to school of music).
Danebank also encourages musical expertise by offering annual Music Scholarships to promising young musicians. Link to Scholarships page
Recordings – ‘Joyful Joyful’ sung by the Senior Choir