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 2020 we now have 2 school based Classroom Music Teachers teaching year
levels P-6 as well as an Instrumental
Specialist for Strings and an Instrumental Specialist for Brass, Woodwind and
Percussion who are now based at Yarrilee.
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.
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
This program has limited places for interested students in years 3-6 and costs $40 per year. This equates to a dollar per lesson. Lessons start in week 4 of the school year.
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.
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.
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.