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Asquith Boys High School

Asquith Boys High School

Exceptional Learning Opportunities for Boys

Telephone02 9477 3508

Emailasquithboy-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Music Ensembles

Asquith Boys High School offers a selection of award-winning extra-curricular music ensembles to extend students who are receiving, or plan to receive, instrumental tuition. Two of these ensembles have been combined with Asquith Girls High School and offer our students additional opportunities to socialise and interact in a professional orchestra setting.

Some of the annual events that our ensembles participate in include:

  • Music Camp at Crusaders, Galston Gorge, in collaboration with Asquith Girls HS
  • Big Band Blast and Rural Schools Tour, Port Macquarie
  • NSW Band Festival at the Sydney Conservatorium
  • Public Schools BandFest in Lake Macquarie
  • Wideview Fete
  • ABHS Community Fun Day
  • Formal Assemblies and Presentation Occasions

For information about joining one of the below ensembles or any related questions, please contact Mr Sam Newton (Music Teacher and Band Coordinator) or Ms Linda Robson (HT CAPA) on  (02) 9477 3508.

Junior Stage Band

Wednesday morning at 7:20am-8:30am in Music Room 32.
This band is for students in years 7 to 9 who either are current members of the Concert Band or Wind ensemble, or have had experience in performing jazz.
Directed by Mr Joe Manton

Senior Jazz Ensemble

Thursday morning at 7:20am-8:30am in Music Room 32.
This band is for experienced instrumentalists in years 9 to 12 who either are current members of the Concert Band or Wind Ensemble, or have had experience in performing jazz.
Directed by Mr Joe Manton

ABHS & AGHS Combined Concert Band

Tuesday morning at 7:15am-8:20am in the AGHS Hall.
This band is for students in years 7 to 9 with previous instrument/band experience.
Conducted by Mrs Alex Manton

ABHS & AGHS Combined Wind Ensemble

Friday morning at 7:15am-8:20am in the AGHS Hall.
This band is for experienced instrumentalists in years 9 to 12.
Conducted by Mrs Alex Manton

Vocal Ensemble

Friday lunchtime at 1:30pm-2:00pm in Music Room 32.
This group is for anyone in years 7-12 who is interested in singing as an individual or in a choir. Teachers are also welcome.
Directed by Mr Sam Newton

Rock Band

Friday morning at 8:30am-9:15am in Studio 28.
This band is for students who wish to perform as part of a Rock band and already receive private tuition on an instrument appropriate to the style, either inside or outside of school.

Directed by Mr Mike Gordon

 

Instrument Tuition

ABHS Private tuition is available in piano, guitar, drums, woodwind and brass instruments.  Lessons occur either before school or during class for 30 minutes.

Please contact Mr Sam Newton (Music Teacher and Band Coordinator) or Ms Linda Robson (HT CAPA) on  (02) 9477 3508 for more information.