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Week 8 Term 2 Performing Arts News

The Middle School Singers who won Silver at the Queensland Youth Music Awards on Monday

Tonight, Thursday 2 June we celebrate our Junior School musicians with the Winter Concert bringing the Junior Flute, Clarinet and Saxophone Ensembles; Junior Concert Band; Concert Band; Wind Ensemble; Brass Ensemble; Jazz Ensemble; Junior Choir and Junior Chamber Choir; Junior Handbell Ensemble together for one big night of entertainment.

The concert begins at 6.10pm with the smaller ensembles performing during the drinks and preparation time. The main act will begin at 6.30 pm. All students need to be at school by 5.45pm at the latest. Performance Uniform is required with suit coat. If you are unable to attend the concert please let Mrs Scalia know. Program for the concert is available by downloading the link below.

Barbeque at the Winter Concert
The BBQ will be in operation from 5 pm and the Bar will be open also. Drinks are $5 and $2 and sausages in bread are $2. All students who are performing will be entitled to ONE free Sausage in Bread.

Please support the Raffle at both concerts. Funds raised by the Cultural Support Group will go towards the Sydney Tour in July. Prizes include: Overnight accommodation; full breakfast and valet parking at the Pullman hotel King George Square; Blue Room Cinebar Movie tickets; Simons’ Gourmet Gallery Vouchers; Champagne and Chocolates. Tickets are $5 each or 3 for $10

This week’s assembly on Friday 3 June will have the Sydney Touring Symphonic Winds performing. Ensemble members please be at school by 8am to set up and have a quick look over the pieces. You are required to wear your normal Friday uniform.

Sydney Tour Information
Important information: Our Sydney Tour information night was last Thursday. If you didn’t receive the information or the packet with lists etc, please email Mrs Scalia and it will be sent to you.
STOP PRESS: The tickets for the Sydney Opera house performance are now on sale through the Opera House website
Individual tickets are $33 each (all categories are the same price) and there is an $8.50 transaction fee. The ticket type is general admission – which means there is not allocated seating. We will meet half an hour before the concert (which begins at 7 pm) and enter as a group hopefully!

Opera House Bar : Drinks and Canapes from 4.45pm on Wed 6 July at the Lower Opera House Concourse – inclusive of drinks and nibbles. $40 per adult and $15 for children. We can enjoy the sunset and then be ready to pop up to the steps for photos with the band and return to have a drink before the concert begins at 7 pm.
Please book via this trybooking link

Taronga Zoo day trip : Thursday 7 July 2016 from 9 am Adult group ticket price of $36.80 and child $18.40. We will be at the Zoo this day and would love you to join us or to just be there for the day and utilise the discount rates.
Please book via this trybooking link
Please see your emails to confirm further details for this tour.


Winter Music Concert – Junior School
Thursday 2 June. See details above.

Brisbane Symphony Orchestra Brisbane Boys College, Toowong 12 June 3 pm
Performance of Carmen Fantasy for solo Trumpet and orchestra and featuring Bob Schultz
This concert is recommended by Mr Darren Skaar for all trumpet students to attend.
More information and for bookings click here for the 4MBS website.
Opera Bar drinks and Canapes – Wed 6 July – Sydney tour family event Taronga Park day trip – Sydney World Projects Tour – Thursday 7 July

Brigidine Musical
This year Brigidine College, with assistance from Marist College Ashgrove and Ambrose Treacy College will be producing ‘Bring It On’ The Musical. The production will be staged in the Schonell Theatre at the University of Queensland on Friday 15 July at 7pm and Saturday 16 July at 2:00pm and 6.30pm.
Bring It On The Musical is an explosive musical comedy based on the hit film of the same name. It is a theatre production that truly dazzles with an incredible spectacle of high-energy, witty dialogue, zingily clever songs and inventive visuals. Tickets are $26 for Adults, $16 for students. Please click here to book.

Cultural Support Group Volunteer roster

Here is the Volunteer Local link to help out at the June 2 concert – after this concert, we will send out a new link for help with the Middle school concert on 14 June. Please go to Volunteerlocal to be part of the wonderful music community at ATC.

Key dates for the last weeks of Term 2

2 June Junior School Winter Music Concert
3 June Sydney Tour Group performing on Assembly
8 June Junior School Assembly – Brass; Jnr Flute and Jnr Clarinet ensembles
10 June Guitar Ensemble performing on Assembly
14 June Middle School Winter Music Concert
15 June No rehearsals or lessons
20,21,22 June Touring Band rehearsals 9 – 12
3 July Touring Bands rehearsal 9 – 12
4 – 10 July Sydney Music Tour
6 July Opera House Performance – Symphonic Winds Touring Band Opera Bar drinks and canapes …..
7 July Taronga Park Zoo outing – Sydney World Projects Festival
11 July Handbell rehearsals ON (pupil free day)


Changes to Rehearsal schedule for remainder of Term 2:
Friday 3 June Wind Ensemble – CANCELLED
Thurs 16 June Snr Clarinets – CANCELLED
Friday 17 June Wind Ensemble – CANCELLED
Friday 17 June Sydney Tour Group – CANCELLED
All other scheduled rehearsals – Instrumental, Choir and Handbells and lessons are ON unless you have been notified by your Ensemble Director or Music Teacher.

Please see the link below and on the Rehearsal tab of the Performing Arts blog. If you are unable to attend rehearsal, please advise the conductor and Mrs Scalia via email. (all contact emails are below)

General music enquiries contact
Natalie Scalia Music Administration.

For more specific information please contact:
Mr Jason Goopy Head of the Arts and Choral Coordinator
Mr Jonathon Bolt Middle School Instrumental Music Coordinator
Mrs Catherine Esbensen Junior School Instrumental Music Coordinator
Ms Ms Barbara McGeever, Handbells Coordinator