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Our Fabulous Music and Performing Arts Program.
 
Yarrilee State School is very lucky to have a very talented and dedicated music team who provide a range of exciting programs as part of our school music program.
There is no other school on the Fraser Coast offering such an amazing range of Music Programs to students.
 
 From  2019 we now have 3 school based  Classroom Music Teachers, Mrs Rostedt, Mr Frangos and Mrs Frangos teaching  year levels P-6 as well as Instrumental  Specialists Mrs Conlon for Strings and Mr Wemyss for Brass, Woodwind and Percussion who are now based at Yarrilee.
 
 
 


 
Yarrilee Voices:
This is our performance choir for students in years 4-6 and costs $25 per year. This payment is for buses, competition entry fees and music copying and purchases. Auditions were conducted in the initial weeks of school for Years 4, 5 and 6 students.  It is a requirement that all students in Yarrilee Voices have a Music Arts shirt. These can be purchased through our Uniform Shop. Mrs. Rostedt is responsible for Yarrilee Voices and she is happy to answer any queries about this program.
 
Tiny Trebles:
 
Is a non-auditioned choir for students in years 2 and 3 who wish to learn correct vocal techniques and has no cost. After August year 1 students may join Tiny Trebles and in term 4 Prep students may also join in for Tiny Trebles Christmas Choir. Mrs. Rostedt is responsible for Tiny Trebles and she is happy to answer any queries about this program.
   
  
Guitar Program:
Is a non-auditioned choir for students in years 2 and 3 who wish to learn correct vocal techniques and has no cost. After August year 1 students may join Tiny Trebles and in term 4 Prep students may also join in for Tiny Trebles Christmas Choir. Mrs. Rostedt is responsible for Tiny Trebles and she is happy to answer any queries about this program.
 
 
 
 
 
 As part of our Music Enrichment Program our students  have the opportunity to be involved in our 2 Rock Bands:
 
  • "Yarrilee Rock Stars", our Senior Rock Band
  • "The Treble Makers", our  Junior Rock Band.

 

Rockbands:
 
Rehearsals started in Term 1. Mr. Frangos’ Junior Rockband  rehearses Mondays in 2nd break (and into some class time), while Mrs. Rostedt’s Senior Rockband  rehearses on Wednesdays 2nd break and into the last session.
 These bands are by invitation only and form part of our Music Extension Program. This program costs $40 per year for music, printing and equipment.
 
Strings/String Ensemble:
Ms. Jenny Conlon is our Strings teacher and is now based at our school.  Our String Ensemble rehearse each Tuesday morning before school from 7.45am in our school hall. Strings Lessons occur each Tuesday in the Rehearsal room at the rear of the stage in our school hall.
 
Concert Band:
Mr. Kerrod Wemyss is our Brass, Woodwind and Percussion teacher and is now also based at our school . The Concert Band rehearse each Thursday morning before school from 7.30am in our school hall. Brass, Woodwind and Percussion Lessons occur each Thursday  in the Rehearsal room at the rear of the stage in our school hall.
 
 
 

Music Enrichment Days:
In Semester 1 and Semester 2 selected students are invited to participate in Music Enrichment Day programs in which children have the opportunity to work with visiting musicians and performers for 1 to 2 days immersed in vocal and choral techniques and guitar and rock band rehearsals culminating in a concert and performance for our school community and invited guests.