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Music on the Bridge

On Thursday 25 October, the Year 10 and Year 11 Music students headed to Royal Perth Hospital (RPH) to perform at their Music on the Bridge lunchtime concert series. Music on the Bridge is a charity which provides weekly concerts for patients, visitors and staff on the RPH overpass bridge between the North and South blocks of the hospital.

Our students performed classics including Michael Jackson’s “Man in the Mirror”, Marvin Gaye…

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A Big Year for Janelle

This has been a big year for Janelle Poa, who is currently in Pre-Primary at Rehoboth Christian College’s Wilson Campus. This year she has participated in two state Music Competitions.

In September, Janelle entered the North of Perth Music Festival and was awarded second prize in the Piano Solo (Grade One) competition.

In the following month, she entered the South Suburban Music Society (SSMS) Eisteddford and competed in the…

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Creating Music Together

If you happen to walk past the Kenwick Upper Primary block during lunch on a Tuesday, you would probably hear some amazing music drifting from the Music Room. That would be the sound of our Year 5-6 Band busy rehearsing and creating music together! Let us introduce you to some of our wonderful musicians:

“I have been playing the guitar for the last five years or so. My favourite style is rock. My Dad first…

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Emily’s Music Continues to Impress

On Saturday 15 September, Year 8 student Emily Hobday performed in the U16s classical guitar competition at the North of Perth Music Festival. She was awarded first place for an outstanding performance and was invited to perform at the prestigious “Winner’s Concert”.

This caps off a remarkable year for Emily with her guitar playing. She also won first prize at the Fremantle Eisteddfod and completed her 7th Grade AMEB external exam, the highest…

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Celebrating Students’ Achievements in Music

Music is a big part of the Rehoboth community. We love being able to invest in our students’ talents and giving them opportunities to use those talents for God’s glory. As part of our Instrumental Music Program (IMP), we held four concert evenings at the end of Term 2. These concerts provided a relaxed and supportive environment for our Kindy to Year 12 students to showcase what they had learnt so far this year on…

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Primary Choir Visits Manoah House

Our enthusiastic Primary Choir recently visited Manoah House. Students entertained residents with five items, including “My Favourite Things” and an action-filled “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious”. After performing, students spent some time chatting to the residents. This was a lot of fun!

Here are some comments from our students:

“My favourite part was singing because God wants us to bless others!” – Maffew

“I enjoyed talking to the people at Manoah because I got to tell…

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The Gift of Music

On Wednesday 16 May, we had the privilege of celebrating the gift of music. Alec Duncan from Child’s Play Music is a musician who makes his own instruments from everyday resources.

Children were given the opportunity to play a variety of instruments created from loose parts such as PVC pipes, hose pipes, aluminum pipes, storm water pipes, and ex-food plastic carboys. We played on balloon bassoons made from PVC pipe, a balloon,…

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New Instruments Bring the Music Room to Life

We have some very cool new instruments in our Music Room this year!

Mini keyboards are pint-sized pianos that can really pack a punch. These instruments were purchased to help our Upper Primary students learn basic keyboard skills and develop their music literacy.

Students from the Year 5 class were the first to try out the mini keyboards. They had lots of fun playing treble clef tunes and experimenting with the interesting tone functions on…

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Rocking the SSMS Eisteddfod

On Saturday 28 October, three Rehoboth students competed in the guitar section of the South Suburban Music Society Eisteddfod. The SSMS Eisteddfod is a prestigious music competition which involves some of the best young musicians from around Perth playing their various instruments in a range of categories.

Benjamin Witcombe (Year 6 Kenwick), Isaac Lai (Year 6 Wilson) and Emily Hobday (Year 7) all competed in the classical guitar section across two categories:…

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Swing On This: Year 7-12 Excursion to WASO

On Friday 16 June, the Year 7-12 Band and Choir students had the opportunity to attend an open rehearsal with Swing On This and the West Australian Symphony Orchestra.

Swing On This is a performance troupe made up of some of Australia’s leading musical theatre and television stars – Michael Falzon (Rock of Ages, We Will Rock You), Luke Kennedy (The Voice, The Ten Tenors), Rob Mills (Australian Idol, Wicked) and Ben…

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Rocking the Fremantle Eisteddfod

On 17 May one of our Year 7 students, Emily Hobday, competed in the prestigious Fremantle Eisteddfod.

Emily contested in the classical guitar performance section of the competition. The best classical music students from around the city came to perform in the classy Fremantle Town Hall. With credit to her meticulous preparation, Emily was awarded first prize in the Under 13s division for the second consecutive year in a row.

This…

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