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Performance Music Information Evening

On 28 January 2020, 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.

2020 Auditions

CHAC has over 27 ensembles or choirs that students are able to rehearse and perform in. Auditions are held in order to place interested students into the appropriate ensemble according to their ability and interest. Current CHAC students are given the opportunity to audition at the end of 2019.

New CHAC students (and students who missed last year’s audition) will have the opportunity to audition in the New Year. 

Students will need to be prepared with a piece which best demonstrates their ability. Students will also be asked to play two different scales that they have already learnt. If you bring an instrument to school for your audition, please store it in the Music department instrument storeroom (Secondary students) or in your classroom (Primary students).

Monday, 2 December 2019

8.40-10.05am – Studio A - Flutes

10.30-11.50am – Studio A - Saxophones

12.05-1.15pm – Studio B - Clarinets

2:00pm – Studio A - PRIMARY (EXCEPT FOR STRINGS)
PRIMARY Flute, Clarinet, Saxophones, Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, Percussion, Drum Kit (N.B. there are no positions available for piano)

Tuesday, 3 December 2019

10.55-12.05 – Studio A - Low Brass (Trombone, Tuba, Baritone)

12:05-1.15pm – Studio A - Trumpet

2.00-3.10pm – Studio A - Rhythm Sections for Jazz Ensemble, Stage Band and Big Band (Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Keyboard, Drum Kit)

Wednesday, 4 December 2019

10.55-12.05pm – Studio A - Percussion

12.05-1.15pm – Studio A - GUITARS – Students in Years 7 and 8

2.00-3.10pm – Studio A - GUITARS – PRIMARY + Students in Years 9, 10 and 11

Thursday, 5 December 2019

9.15-10.30am - Studio A - STRINGS – PRIMARY

10.55-12.05pm – Studio A - STRINGS – Students in Years 7 to 11

 

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 music@chac.qld.edu.au or call 07 3896 0419 for further information.