Other Music Groups


Baroque Ensemble

This  music ensemble is open to string players, piano/harpsichord, classical guitar, flute and oboe players who have reached a proficient level.  Players are expected to be a member of  the Amadeus orchestra.

Chamber Groups

Students who reach a reasonable standard on their instrument have the opportunity to work in a small music group. Students are placed in suitable ensembles (duets, trios, etc.) tailored to the students’ level whose musical styles range from classical to jazz or popular.  Mr Chatterton is happy to suggest groupings and recommend repertoire.

Jazz Band

This group is open to singers, trumpet, trombone, flute, clarinet, saxophone, piano, guitar, bass and drum/percussion players, who are proficient on their instrument and enjoy playing jazz music.

Kapa Haka

Ably led by one of our teaching staff our Kapa Haka group learn waiata for welcomes and other special occasions, Māori greetings and phrases, poi and weaving. Having already performed at a number of public events the profile of this group continues to increase.

Middle School Rock Band

Students who are learning a musical instrument or singing are welcome to join our rock band. These students may be eligible to enter the Smokefree Rockquest or inter-school Battle of the Bands competitions

Primary School Rock Band

The Primary School Rock Band may take place in 2019, dependent on numbers.  Please contact Mr Chatterton for expressions of interest.

Ukulele Club

Miss Lawrence will be running the ukulele club on Tuesday lunchtimes for Middle School students. This provides students with an opportunity to perform repertoire for the ukulele and singing as a fun group, and later in the year explore some song-writing.

Student Choir

Our Arts Captain and Deputy Arts Captain are running a new student-led choir this year, open to girls in Y7-13.  Mr Chatterton will be accompanying the group.