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Music and Performing Arts

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St Patrick's College has an extensive performing arts program. Our highly regarded music groups perform nationally and throughout the region and regularly enjoy a tour to Brisbane to compete in the Catholic All-Schools Music competition and to perform at the renowned ‘Ekka’ Show. All students are encouraged to participate in the College’s music program. Music is a compulsory subject in Years 7 and 8 and an elective from Year 9 to VCE. The Music Program is supported by committed staff and innovative programmes to enhance skill development. St Patrick’s College is recognised as one of the leading music schools in Victoria having been regularly awarded prizes at the at the Melbourne Music festival and Royal South Street Competitions.

The College’s Performing Arts students perform a number of plays each year, enchanting audiences with both traditional and contemporary works, including an annual production with Loreto College. In 2018 the schools are combining to stage a performance of Beauty and the Beast.

Students also have the opportunity to study drama as a subject from Year 7 to VCE level.


Above: An interactive 360 degree tour of the College Band Room.

Performing Arts Report - April 26, 2018

25 Apr

Performing Arts Report - April 26, 2018 author: Fiona Wilson

Anzac Day The Marching Band consists of students from years 7 to 12. This is a wonderful opportunity for boys of each year level to work together to perform at a high standard. The group was formed at music camp and then has four rehearsals to prepare for the day. It is especially pleasing to watch the younger boys thriving under the stewardship o

Success at the National Band Championships

25 Apr

Success at the National Band Championships author: Fiona Wilson

Success at the National Band Championships During the Easter weekend Brass Bands and Concerts Band converged on Melbourne to compete in the annual National Band Championships. Thomas Latrobe (Yr 9), Harry Graham (Yr 9) and Benjamin Gray (Yr 10) as members of the Creswick Youth Brass Band competed in the junior section. The section consisted of ban