Most importantly, however, the opportunity to give great pleasure to others will inspire confidence and self-efficacy, key attributes in the modern world.
These take place throughout the year in both sections of the school. The major events are ‘Unplugged’ and an Arts Celebration Evening, while there are regular lunchtime concerts each week in the Primary. Aside from formal concerts, the school bands performs on an ad hoc basis throughout the year.
Music is a key component of all school special events, including those relating to sports tournaments, and the Concert Band has performed by invitation in Hong Kong Disneyworld, and upon the deck of Greenpeace’s ship the ‘Rainbow Warrior’.
In addition to assemblies, choirs, often including a parent choir, are an element in all major musical events. The school choir has also provided the choral component to the ANZAC day Dawn Services in Phuket.