We offer a wide range of instrumental and vocal activities which cater for beginners to experts. These take place at lunchtime, form time/ interval, before school and after school. Entry to high performance ensembles is by audition.
The music classroom has excellent facilities including a keyboard laboratory, a computer laboratory and an interactive whiteboard. Sound equipment for performances and recording is also available.
Play an instrument and/ or sing, create your own music using apps, instruments and body percussion, reading and writing rhythm and pitch, study a range of music topics eg. rock and orchestral instruments, the versatile voice.
Perform solo and in an ensemble, composing simple pieces using a computer program, theory and aural skills, study a range of music topics eg. blues and jazz, time warp, theme music.
Optional NCEA unit standards in performing arts are also available.
Optional music standards include performance, score reading and instrumentation.
Optional music standard includes performance as a soloist on a second instrument.
Performance (solo, ensemble, soloist on a second instrument), composition, songwriting, arranging, harmony, aural, research, music analysis and music contexts.