At St Monica’s College, Epping, a vibrant and comprehensive Music curriculum is offered to students.
In addition to the extensive Year 7 to 12 classroom curriculum, all students are given the opportunity to experience the benefits of learning a musical instrument as part of the Instrumental Music program.
Year 7 students are offered complimentary group lessons and instrument hire for one Semester on selected orchestral instruments. All students enrolled for instrumental music lessons are expected to contribute to a College ensemble and enhance their skills with a large range of performance opportunities within the College and wider community. Students who learn an instrument outside the College are also encouraged to participate in a College ensembles.
PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES AND MUSICAL ACTIVITIES:
• College Assemblies, Liturgies and special functions
• Local Festivals, Eisteddfods, Community events
• Victorian School Music Festival
• Generations in Jazz
• Music Camp
• Monicans in May (Semester 1 concert)
• Sounds of Spring (Semester 2 concert)
• Principal’s Cup for Song
• Piano Competition
• AMEB examinations
• College Production
THE CO-CURRICULAR MUSIC ENSEMBLES PROGRAM:
• Junior Concert Band
• Intermediate Band
• Concert Band
• Junior String Ensemble
• Senior String Ensemble
• Guitar Ensemble
• Stage Band
• Flute Ensemble
• Saxophone Ensemble
• SMC Singers
• Senior Vocal Ensemble
• Percussion Ensemble
• Production Orchestra
• Junior Rock Band
• Senior Rock Band
INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC LESSONS
Individual or small group lessons are available for the following instruments:
• Double Bass
• French Horn
Individual lessons only:
• Drum Kit
Music lesson fees are available upon request. The fees for Instrumental Music tuition are in addition to general school fees and are charged to your school account each semester.
If you would like more information about Instrumental Music lessons please contact the Music Department on 9401 6599.