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Performance Music

The Cannon Hill Anglican College Performance Music Program is recognised in the educational and broader musical communities as providing a high quality, diverse and rich program in an environment encouraging student enjoyment and excellence.

The Performance Music department offers students at CHAC individual Private Music TuitionEnsemble programs, Music Theory and Music Technology classes and Primary Immersion Programs.

Performance Music Information Evening

On Thursday, 27 January 2022, the College will hold a Music Information Evening for families, which presents information about the Performance Music Program, including private lessons, ensembles and the program in general, and will also allow parents to meet the Performance Music Faculty staff. The evening will commence at 6.30pm in the College Lecture Theatre.

Hiring Musical Instruments

The College has a limited number of instruments available for hire. Instruments for hire include the larger and more expensive instruments – bass clarinets, baritone saxophones, tenor saxophones, tuba, french horns, etc. Please email or call (07) 3896 0419 for further information.

Performance Opportunities

There are many performance opportunities for ensembles and choirs throughout the year. Our most notable concerts celebrating student achievement and community are:

Anglican Schools Music Festival

  • Semester One - Gala Concerts
    Held over two evenings divided between beginner/intermediate and senior ensembles.
  • Semester Two - Spring Sonata Concerts
    Three concerts divided by style - Jazz/Contemporary, String/Choral and Classical.
  • Soloists Recitals
    Opportunity for students who are enrolled in Private Music lessons to perform to their families and peers.
  • CHAC Eisteddfod
    Opportunity for students who are enrolled in Private Music lessons to perform to their families, peers and external adjudicators, with certificates and medals awarded.
  • Staff Recital
    Our Performance Music staff showcase their talents at an evening performance for students and families of the wider College community.
  • Individual Music Exams
    Individual examinations including AMEB, Trinity and ANZCA.
  • Community Events
    Performances at community events, festivals and competitions.
  • Anglican Schools Music Festival
    A biennial concert held at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)
  • State Honours Ensemble Program
    This well-respected program brings together the finest young musicians, under the tutelage of a team of eminent international and national conductors, in a world-class environment. Students are nominated to participate by the Director of Performance Music in consultation with Specialist Music Tutors. 

International Tour

Performance Music students are provided the opportunity to embark on a Music Tour every two years. Our most recent tour group visited New Zealand, and performed at a range of exciting venues. 


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