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Instrumental Music - Strings

​The strings family - violin, viola, cella, double bass.

Our instrumental music - strings programme begins in year 3 for students wishing to play violin, viola, cello and double bass.  (Double bass, due it's larger size, is harder to manage and 
requires physically larger students, usually from the upper grades.)

Students are selected to play from our range of string instruments based on a number of criteria which includes interest shown by the child in playing the instrument, a music aptitude test, principal and class teacher approval and personal parent/child interviews.

Students undertake their lessons in a group situation during school time and are required to participate in the school string orchestra after the first year of tuition.

As a string orchestra member, students are required to make a commitment to public performances such as the eisteddfod and music competitions.  Students can also attend local and regional music camps.  All of these activities provide a wonderful and inspiring learning opportunity for our instrumental music students as well as providing an enjoyable and rewarding challenge.