Junior School Music Ensembles

Music

Interested students can participate in an instrumental program on a weekly basis, with the assistance of tutors for a variety of instruments. The Instrumental program is arranged through the College. Orchestra and band are organised after school or at lunch times for all students learning an instrument. Year 3 to 6 students will have the opportunity to participate in a choir.  Ensembles are also on offer for instrumental groups and percussion. Music is a specialist curriculum subject for all students in Years 1 to 6.

JS Orchestra 
The ensemble is conducted by Mrs Anne Wheat and rehearses every Thursday afternoon. Past performances have included the Baby Proms concert (Term 1), Kalamunda 2-day Performing Arts Workshop (Term 2), Yallambee Tour (Term 3) and Music in the Maali Mia concert (Term 4).

Avanti Choir (Years 4 - 6 by audition)
The choir is conducted by Mr William Vasiu on Friday mornings and performs at music concerts, College assemblies and the SCEA Junior Choral Fest at Ellenbrook Christian College in Term 3.

Piccolo Choir (Years 1 - 3)
The choir is conducted by Mr Karl Dietrich on Wednesday lunchtimes and performs at Junior School assemblies and music concerts.

Worship Band (Year 5 - 6)
The Worship Band rehearses once a week at Tuesday lunchtime The Band is coordinated by Mr Dietrich and Miss Morcombe and lead by the student leaders. The Worship Band leads the whole Junior School in worship at each assembly and Easter assembly.

Jazz Vocal Ensemble (Years 5-6)
This group rehearses once a week on Thursday recess and is coordinated by Mr Dietrich and Miss Bampton, they perform at Junior School assemblies and music concerts.

Percussion Ensembles (Years 1 - 6)
These groups feature a different year level each term (Term 1 - Year 3, Term 2 - Year 4, Term 3 - Years 5 and 6, Term 4 - Years 1 and 2) and are conducted by Mrs Anne Wheat. The Year 5 and 6 classes often combine with the Drum Corps to perform in music assemblies. 

Junior String Ensemble (Years 2 - 6)
This group rehearses on Friday lunchtimes with selected students and is coordinated by Mr Dietrich and Mr Napier. They perform at Junior School assemblies and music concerts.