Mar
06

Music Notes

SENIOR HOUSE MUSIC FESTIVAL 2015 – YEARS 7 – 12 This year our exciting House Music Festival has been held on six evenings and features 7 concerts.  Concert 1 – Monday 16 February Solo Concert (Year 7) Concert 2 – Tuesday 17 February Solo Concert (Years 8 and 9) Concert 3 – Wednesday 18 February Solo Concert (Years 10-12 Part 1) Concert 4 – Thursday 19 February Solo Concert (Years 7-9) Concert 5 – Thursday 19 February Solo Concert (Years 10-12 Part 2) Concert 6 – Thursday 5 March Solos (Years 10-12) and House Instrumental Ensembles Concert 7 – Thursday 12...
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Feb
06

Music Notes

HUNTINGTOWER ORCHESTRAL PROGRAM Many students from Years Prep – 12 learn orchestral instruments and participate in various ensembles throughout the school.   Little Symphony                    Years Pre-Prep – 2 Junior Orchestra                    Years 3 – 6 Senior Orchestra                   Years 7 – 12 Middle School Orchestra      Years 7 – 9 Concert Band                         Years 7 – 12 String Orchestra                    Senior, Middle, Junior Schools Various year level Orchestras Small Ensembles (Brass Ensemble, New Wind Ensemble, Stage Band, String Quartets etc.)  The players enjoy the excitement of performing together and they develop a high level of concentration, responsiveness and alertness which is then channelled into their academic...
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Nov
28

Music Notes

SENIOR SPEECH NIGHT REHEARSALS An amended Senior Speech Night rehearsal schedule and letter has been posted to all Senior Orchestra and Concert Band musicians and it will also appear at the end of this Bulletin. It has also been emailed to all Senior Choir members.  If you did not receive a schedule please contact me (Lynley Bramble BH 9807 8888 AH 9803 7701 email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as it is essential that every player and singer attends every rehearsal please.  NB. There will be a special Senior Orchestra Break-Up Tea and Rehearsal on Sunday 30 November. 5.30pm-8.30pm – Senior Orchestra  All details are...
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Nov
14

Music Notes

JUNIOR SPEECH NIGHT AND SENIOR SPEECH NIGHT REHEARSALS Junior Orchestra and Little Symphony musicians will receive a schedule of rehearsals early next week. Senior Orchestra and Concert Band musicians will receive a rehearsal schedule during exams (there will be normal Senior rehearsals for most of next week.) If you do not receive a schedule please contact me (Lynley Bramble BH 9807 8888 AH 9803 7701 email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as it is essential that every player attends every rehearsal please.  NB. There will be a special Senior Orchestra Break-Up Tea and Rehearsal on Sunday 30 November. 5.30pm-8.30pm – Senior Orchestra  All details are...
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Oct
16

Music Notes

2014 HUNTINGTOWER CAMERATA GALA CONCERT Sunday 12 October 2.30pm – PAC October 12 was a perfect day, warm and sunny both in weather conditions and in the community feeling of our unique event, the Camerata Gala Concert. The word “Camerata” is an Italian word meaning “arts society” dating from the regular meetings of the 16th century Florentine poets, artists and musicians from whose discussions and interaction opera was developed. Huntingtower has a long tradition in outstanding “Camerata” events promoting the arts. It is sometimes difficult to envisage from within just how special our annual Camerata event is but when we read...
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