Absent: CJ, Harneh & Isabella
At the end of Term 2 NIHS’s Concert Band was formed. Although in its infancy, enthusiastic students across several year levels from Year 7 onward who have a passion for music, have some experience playing Concert Band instruments and reading music, meet after school for an hour each Thursday to develop technical and ensemble skills through practising well-known tunes. Pieces such as Theme from New York, New York, Hedwig’s Theme, Chorale from Jupiter, and Somewhere over the Rainbow are proving to be challenging and rewarding for students to play.
So far, it’s been an enjoyable experience for all concerned and students are keen to develop their skills and increase their repertoire with the aim of performing to the school community at some point in the future. As Director of the band, I applaud their commitment and dedication as well as their care and consideration for each other.