The Music School has a strong emphasis on the value of performance and composition, giving music students opportunities to develop performance skills through concerts and explore creativity through composition. Approximately 600 students are actively involved in class music studies, both in the Preparatory and Senior School Campuses. Music is an integral part of the curriculum at Guildford Grammar School and is a compulsory subject for all students from K-6. Guildford Grammar School also offers Music as an elective subject in Year 7, 8, 9 and 10, Stage 2 and Stage 3 Music, and Certificate 2 and Certificate 3 in Year 11 and 12.
Preparatory School Music Program
The Preparatory School Music Program gives every student the opportunity to be part of the String Program, starting in Year 3 and the Band Program for Year 6 students.
Instrumental and Vocal Program
The Instrumental and Vocal Program gives students the opportunity to learn an instrument by Guildford Grammar Music School’s professional music tutors.
Music School Band and Ensemble Program
The Music School Band and Ensemble Program enables students to be part of a variety of musical ensembles from musical styles such as, Western Art Music, Jazz, Contemporary, Sacred Music and World Music. All Bands and Ensembles perform at festivals and concerts throughout Perth.
Visiting Music Artists Program
The Visiting Music Artists Program gives music students the opportunity to regularly view professional performances of bands and music theatre, in addition to performing themselves.
Music Scholarships (Instrumental and Choral) offer remission of school fees as well as free instrumental tuition and free hire of instruments. Scholarships are awarded for entry into Year 7. An audition on the student’s instrument (approximately Grade 3/4 AMEB) as well as the result of the school’s academic test will be required for the scholarship application. For audition requirements please phone the Music Secretary Mrs Lyn Hopkins on 9377 9280. For further details regarding Music Scholarships please contact the School Registrar’s Office on firstname.lastname@example.org or (+61 8) 9377 9247.
For further information regarding Music, contact Lyn Hopkins on email@example.com or (+61 8) 9377 9280.