Music is offered as a classroom subject in Years 7 to 12. The Program is designed to support student learning though listening, composing and performing activities. Classroom music students develop skills on a variety of instruments and have access to a range of composing and audio technologies. Learning is supplemented by regular excursions to the Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Brisbane Powerhouse and participation in private music lessons and the Co-curricula Ensemble program.
Co-curricula performance opportunities
Stuartholme offers a broad range of musical performance opportunities. Participation fosters a sense of perseverance and achievement; improving responsibility, time management and organisational skills.
With over 250 instrumental and vocal lessons taking place each week and 9 ensembles on offer, music is a bustling hub of activity. Students are encouraged to perform in at least one major event each year and may also participate in workshops, tours and performances outside School-hours.
Students are invited to participate in the School’s music groups and ensembles. Rehearsals are held weekly and all girls are required to make a year-long commitment.
Groups and ensembles offered include:
- Celtic Ensemble
- Concert Band
- Flute Ensemble
- Jazz Band
- Joigny String Orchestra
- Joigny Voices
- Percussion Ensemble
- Stuartholme on Stage
- Year 7 Choir
Private music tuition
Students can participate in private individual and/or group music lessons and sit for external exams. View the full list of instruments offered in the Co-curricula Handbook.
Stuartholme offers students the opportunity to participate in art classes to advance their knowledge of art and develop their skills through workshops, gallery visits and opportunities to work with professional artists.
For more information on Art at Stuartholme, view the Co-curricula Handbook.
The vibrant drama program engages students in varied drama activities including theatresports, technical theatre, play building and acting styles.
For more information on Drama at Stuartholme, view the Co-curricula Handbook.
Private Speech and Drama
Students can participate in private speech and drama lessons to build their skills in communication, speech clarity and performance. Lessons also help build confidence in delivering oral language presentations. Students have the opportunity to take AMEB and Trinity College grade exams if they wish.
For more information on Private Speech and Drama at Stuartholme, view the Co-curricula Handbook.