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Instrumental Music at Rochedale

The Instrumental Music Program at Rochedale State School is a co-curricular music program and follows the Education Queensland Instrumental Music Curriculum. Many of our students participate in this program which offers exceptional music education through participation in group lessons and instrumental ensembles.

 

Instrumental strings program

(Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass)
A recruitment and selection process occurs in Term 3 of Grade 2, to select students to begin in the strings program for the following year. String lessons commence in Grade 3 for the selected students.

30 min String lessons happen during class time and are held in the Instrumental Music Room in the Gym.

Junior String Ensemble is for the string students in Grade 3. Rehearsals are once a week outside of school hours from Term 2.

Intermediate String Ensemble is for Grade 4 string students and Senior String Ensemble is for the string students in Grades 5 & 6. Both groups rehearse once a week outside of school hours.

Please refer to our Instrumental Handbook Strings (PDF, 15 285 KB)

 

Instrumental band program

(Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone, Percussion, Bass Guitar)
A recruitment and selection process occurs in Term 3 of Grade 3, to select students to begin in the band program for the following year. Instrumental lessons commence in Grade 4 for the selected students.

30 min Instrument lessons happen during class time and are held in the Instrumental Music Room in the Gym.

Junior Band is for the instrumental students in Grade 4. Rehearsals are once a week outside of school hours from Term 2.

Senior Band is for the instrumental students in Grades 5 & 6. Rehearsals are once a week outside of school hours.

Please refer to our Instrumental Music Handbook Band (PDF, 12 599 KB)

Please refer to our Requirements for Years 4 and 5 Brass, Woodwind and Percussion students and local music retailers (PDF, 154 KB)

 

Choirs

The Choirs are an extra-curricular activity, open to anyone in the relevant grades (not audition based), as long as they commit to coming to all rehearsals and performances. There is no cost involved, unless an excursion is arranged.

Junior Choir is for Grades 2 & 3 – and rehearses once a week outside of school hours.

Senior Choir is for Grades 4-6 – and rehearses once a week outside of school hours.

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Last reviewed 17 February 2020
Last updated 17 February 2020