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Instrumental Music

The Gap State High School has a large and dynamic instrumental music program.

Over the past few years our ensembles have achieved recognition such as:

  • State Fanfare Festival Best Performance; Metropolitan winner 2010, 2012, State Finalist 2010, 2012, Grand Finalist 2010

  • National Percussion Eisteddfod; finalist 2010, Australian champions 2008, 2012

  • QSuper State Showcase Award for Academic Excellence; winner 2010 for AMPed: Music Theory into BEST Practice - school accelerated music program

 

Many students have participated in Creative Generations - State Schools on Stage, Eisteddfods, Generations in Jazz and the Queensland Music Festival.

Currently we have 1 choir, 3 concert bands, 3 string ensembles, 2 jazz bands, 2 percussion ensembles and a number of small ensembles.

Specialist instrumental teachers coordinate and manage weekly lessons, rehearsals and regular performances.

Facilities include a 700 seat performance hall, auditorium, rehearsal rooms, practice rooms and instrument storage areas.

For further information contact the head of department, Ms Monique McMullen on (07) 3511 3888 or email mmcmu8@eq.edu.au.