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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