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Senior Concerto & Aria 2022

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Senior Concerto & Aria 2022

This week we have our senior girls competing in our annual fest of the best. Come along and support these fabulous singers and instrumentalists in the finals of our 2022 Concerto & Aria competition.

Dio selection for SCGNZ National Shakespeare Festival

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Dio selection for SCGNZ National Shakespeare Festival

Congratulations to Year 13 students Kennedy Howse, Ella Riley and Phoebe O’Neill whose Shakespeare scenes from the regional Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival have been selected to go through to the SCGNZ National Competition.

Steinway piano promo video filming

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Steinway piano promo video filming

Last weekend we had the film crew in the theatre as we began the exciting journey of filming our promo video for the brand-new Steinway grand piano that sits centre-stage in our Arts Theatre.

RockQuest prep well underway

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RockQuest prep well underway

Our rock band programme is off to a great start. We have our first outdoor concert this week in the Chapel Courtyard featuring Lift, Second World Problems and No Signal.

First orchestral weekend intensives

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First orchestral weekend intensives

After some welcome news last week that orchestras can finally get together to rehearse (following social distancing protocols and mask wearing regulations) we ran our first weekend intensive for both symphony and chamber orch...

JHS Concerto Competition

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JHS Concerto Competition

Last Thursday we ran the first arts event of the year and there is no doubt the display of talent from our JHS instrumentalists was nothing short of phenomenal.

Top player of traditional Chinese instrument at Dio

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Top player of traditional Chinese instrument at Dio

Year 8 student Eva Zheng is a star on the guzheng, and having won many outside-of-school competitions, she is about to embark on her professional grades on this beautiful and highly complex instrument.