Together in Music

Instrumental lessons, music ensemble and class opportunities for Canberra Girls Grammar School Students, non-CGGS students and adult community members

Together in Music

Instrumental lessons, music ensemble and class opportunities for Canberra Girls Grammar School Students, non-CGGS students and adult community members

Philosophy

Creating pathways to achieve through music 

Mission Statement

The Music Academy at Canberra Girls Grammar School aims to provide a broad and innovative range of music making opportunities for all students and members of the wider community.

Welcome to the Music Academy at Canberra Girls Grammar School

Information for CGGS Students
Information for non-CGGS Students
and Community Members

Music Academy Goals

To promote access to quality music education for all CGGS students and members of the community

To advocate for a quality music education for all

To scaffold the learning for each indvidual within The Music Academy program

To build a caring, inclusive and nurturing music community

To strengthen the opportunities and possibilities offered by The Music Academy through the development of strategic partnerships

To provide the highest calibre staff to deliver a broad, innovative and high quality range of musical experiences

To develop musicians who are independent, reflective and life-long learners

Music Academy Overview

2019 Music Academy Schedule

Monday
ENSEMBLE/CLASS STAFF LOCATION TIME
Holland String Orchestra Mrs Rowan Harvey-Martin & Mrs Lim Hur Recital Room 7.30am – 8.40am
Clarinet Ensemble Mr Stephen Rabe MC3 7.30am – 8.40am
Sapphire Concert Band Mrs Natalie Guile & Mr Viv Martin Senior School Hall 7.40am – 8.40am
Theory Mrs Charlene Brighenti & Mrs Lilian Hathorn MC1 & MC2 7.55am – 8.40am
Early Childhood Class Mrs Sara David Junior Primary Music Room 9.15am – 10.00am
Strike! Handbells Mrs Natalie Guile & Mrs Lim Hur MC6 1.15pm – 1.55pm
Ruby Concert Band Mr Stephen Rabe MC3 1.15pm – 1.55pm
Kavanagh String Quartet Mrs Rowan Harvey-Martin Junior School Music Room 1.45pm – 2.15pm
Crash’n’Boom Mrs Sara David Junior Primary Music Room 1.45pm – 2.15pm
Gabriel Singers Mrs Rowan Harvey-Martin & Ms Kylie Loveland Recital Room 3.30pm – 5.00pm
Grey Street Stage Band Mr Stephen Rabe & Mrs Lim Hur MC3 3.30pm – 5.00pm
Ring Out Mrs Natalie Guile & Mr Viv Martin MC6 3.30pm – 4.15pm
Chamber Handbells Self-directed MC6 4.15pm – 4.45pm
Community Handbells Mr Viv Martin MC6 4.45pm – 5.45pm
Canberra Youth Brass Mr Adam Powers MC3 6.00pm – 7.30pm
Victoria Street Brass Mr Adam Powers MC3 7.30pm – 9.30pm
The Resonants Mrs Helen Swan Recital Room 7.30pm – 9.30pm
Tuesday
ENSEMBLE/CLASS STAFF LOCATION TIME
Adelaide Avenue Jazz Band Mr Stephen Rabe & Mrs Lim Hur MC3 7.15am – 8.40am
Sutherland Chamber Orchestra Mrs Rowan Harvey-Martin & Ms Julia Janiszewski Recital Room 7.30am – 8.40am
Kain Guitar Ensemble Mr Minh Le Hoang MC6 7.30am – 8.30am
Bandicoot Concert Band Mrs Jennifer Groom & Mrs Natalie Guile Junior School Hall 7.30am – 8.40am
Minisingers Mrs Sara David Junior Primary Music Room 8.00am – 8.40am
K.T Percussion Ensemble Mr Steve Fitzgerald MC3 1.15pm – 1.55pm
Canto Bells Mrs Natalie Guile & Mr Viv Martin MC6 1.15pm – 1.55pm
Keyboard Ensembles Ms Lilian Hathorn & Ms Lim Hur Recital Room 1.15pm – 1.55pm
Wind Quartet Mr Stephen Rabe MC2 1.15pm – 1.55pm
Chimers Mrs Jennifer Groom Junior School Music Room 1.45pm – 2.15pm
Conducting (Junior School) Mrs Rowan Harvey-Martin Junior Primary Music Room 1.45pm – 2.15pm
Theory Mrs Lilian Hathorn MC6 4.30pm – 5.30pm
Composition Mr Stephen Leek MC8 4.30pm – 5.30pm
Song Writing Mr Ethan McAlister MC2 4.30pm – 5.30pm
Community Choir Mr Joel Copeland, Mr Stephen Leek &

Ms Kylie Loveland

Recital Room 5.30pm – 7.00pm
Wednesday
ENSEMBLE/CLASS STAFF LOCATION TIME
Empire Concert Band Mrs Natalie Guile & Mr Stephen Rabe Senior School Hall 7.20am – 8.40am
Bella Voce Chapel Choir Mrs Greta Claringbould, Ms Kylie Loveland & Mrs Lim Hur Recital Room 7.30am – 8.40am
Stringy Bachs Ms Rebecca Lovett & Mrs Rowan Harvey-Martin Junior School Music Room 7.30am – 8.40am
Alma String Orchestra Mr Tim Wickham & Mrs Rowan Harvey-Martin Junior School Hall 7.30am – 8.40am
Chamber Handbells Mrs Natalie Guile MC6 7.45am – 8.40am
Brass Ensemble Mr Justin Lingard MC3 1.15pm – 1.55pm
Les Petites Chanteuses Mrs Sara David & Ms Jennifer Groom Junior School Music Room 1.45pm – 2.15pm
Theory (Junior School) Mrs Charlene Brighenti Junior Primary Music Room 1.45pm – 2.15pm
Resound Handbells Mrs Natalie Guile MC6 3.30pm – 4.45pm
Aural & Musicianship Mr Joel Copeland MC2 4.30pm – 5.30pm
Audio Production Mr Will Kepa Recording Studio 4.30pm – 5.30pm
Cello Choir Ms Megan Taylor Recital Room 6.00pm – 7.00pm
Thursday
ENSEMBLE/CLASS STAFF LOCATION TIME
Williams Guitar Ensemble Mr John Couch MC67 7.30am – 8.30am
Holst Concert Band Mr Viv Martin & Mr Stephen Rabe Senior School Hall 7.30am – 8.40am
Celtic Mrs Sara David & Mrs Jennifer Groom Junior School Hall 7.30am – 8.40am
Gabriel Quartet Mrs Rowan Harvey-Martin Recital Room 7.30am – 8.40am
Conducting (Senior School) Mrs Rowan Harvey-Martin MC6 1.15pm – 1.55pm
Wind Quintet Mr Stephen Rabe Recital Room 1.15pm – 1.55pm
Hit It Percussion Ensemble Mrs Sara David & Mr Steve Fitzgerald Junior Primary Music Room 1.45pm – 2.15pm
Schaupp Guitar Ensemble Mr John Couch Junior School Music Room 1.30pm – 2.15pm
Glanville Hicks Symphony Orchestra Mrs Rowan Harvey-Martin, Mr Stephen Rabe & Dr Clara Teniswood Senior School Hall 4.00pm – 6.00pm
Oriana Chorale TBC Recital Room 7.30pm –10.00pm
Friday
ENSEMBLE/CLASS STAFF LOCATION TIME
Chorale Mr Joel Copeland & Ms Kylie Loveland Recital Room 7.30am – 8.40am
Coro da Camera Mrs Greta Claringbould & Mrs Jennifer Groom Junior School Music Room 7.30am – 8.40am
The Decibelles Ms Jenny Sawers Recital Room 1.15pm – 1.55pm
Emily Quartet Mrs Rowan Harvey-Martin MC8 1.15pm – 1.55pm
Flute Ensemble Ms Rebecca Timoney MC6 1.15pm – 1.55pm
Saxophone Ensemble Mr Stephen Rabe MC2 1.15pm – 1.55pm
Cantantes Mrs Greta Claringbould & Mrs Jennifer Groom Junior School Music Room 1.45pm – 2.15pm

2019 Music Academy Schedule

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