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Big Band rehearsal – Thursday 23rd May

There will be a Big Band rehearsal on Thursday 23rd May from 1:30pm – 2:40pm in Mrs Gilmour’s room. S3 pupils have been given permission to miss their period 5 class. S4-S6 pupils must wear school uniform.

Continuation of Music Instruction – deadline passed

Thanks to everyone for their speedy replies regarding Continuation of Music Instruction for 2019-2020.  The deadline has now passed.  If you have not returned your contract to continue, spaces on timetables will be allocated to new pupils.

Primary Parents’ Evening – Wednesday 1st May

Appointment times can be found below by clicking on the relevant Music Instructor’s name below.  The evening will take place in the Learning Zone.

Please note that due to the volume of Primary pupils on Miss MacIntyre’s timetable, appointments for P4 and P7 pupils have been allocated in their respective teaching groups.  This is to allow all parents to attend the evening.

Miss MacIntyre     Mr Archibald      Mr Cowling      Mr Cruickshank     Mr Langford      Mr Leonard     Mr Lowe      Mrs Douglas      Mrs Kerr      Mrs McLean      Ms Spears

Timetables April – June 2019

Please note that no lesson times have been allocated on Music Instructor timetables from June 2019 to allow for changes in the whole school timetable at this time.  Timetables will be updated nearer the time.

Rhythm Exercises

Here is a useful exercise for practising rhythm:


Please see Mr Langford if you think you can clap all ten levels perfectly…. there may be a prize if you can!

Trinity College Exams

Trinity College exams will take place on the following days:

Monday 18th March – Sherbrooke Mosspark Parish Church – Ms Spears’s pupils.

Tuesday 19th March – Unitarian Church Centre – Mrs McLean’s, Mrs Kerr’s & Mr Cowling’s pupils.

Wednesday 20th March – Unitarian Church Centre – Mrs Douglas’s pupils.

Wednesday 27th March – Craigholme School – Mr Mackay’s pupils.

Your Music Instructor will give you the exact start time of your exam.  Please remember to let your tutor teacher know that you will be out of school for your exam.

Young Musician of the Year 2019

Thank you to all pupils who entered the Young Musician of the Year competition.  As always the standard was very high.  The following pupils were successful at the audition stage and will compete in the final on Tu​esday 12th March at 7:15pm:

Junior competition – Anna Hazard, Sean Graham, Angus Happell, Evelyn Kelly, Jason MacNiven, Robert Phillips, Sarah Ross, Rebecca MacAulay, Euan Aitken, Tony Anderson, Jamie Morrison, Cameron Ross

Senior competition – Amber Hildrey, Chloe Ward, Tom Rae, Dan Wyper, Tom Keeley, Calum Mackinnon

Junior finalists should prepare one piece.

Senior finalists should prepare two pieces not exceeding 10 minutes.

All competitors should arrive at 6:45pm.

Please invite your family and friends along to support.  Free entry!

Primary Band

This is a reminder that there will be no Primary Band rehearsal on Monday 25th February due to SQA practical exams.

Next rehearsal: March 4th