The School Orchestra has approximately 40 players and rehearses weekly in preparation for the large-scale concerts held in the Old Gym or at West Road Concert Hall. Recent repertoire has included Brahms’ 4th Symphony (1st movement), Wieniawski’s Violin Concerto in D Minor and Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony. Players are required to be approximately Grade Five or above on their instrument.
The Brass Group is open to all brass players and plays a wide variety of music ranging from renaissance antiphony to modern arrangements of popular tunes.
Chamber ensembles currently available to pupils are: String quartets, cello ensemble, guitar ensemble, flute choir, clarinet choir, saxophone group, drum circle and guitar funk group. Each group rehearses weekly in preparation for performing at one of the concerts.