The St George’s music programme offers opportunities for all students to perform and develop their musical abilities. Nearly 70% of students play at least one instrument and hundreds of lessons take place each week.
- 23 different instruments learnt
- 28 visiting instrumental and vocal teachers
- 475 music lessons taking place each week
The curriculum focuses on performance, composition and listening skills targeted to improving confidence and developing creativity.
The school is an accredited Trinity and ABRSM exam centre and these exams take place on a termly basis within the school. Theory classes are also offered from beginner through to advanced levels.
co-curricular music ensembles embrace a diverse range of musical
cultures, such as orchestras, wind bands, string ensembles, choirs, Rock
Band, traditional music ensembles, guitar groups, flute groups, chamber
groups, jazz band and more!
The Music Department is housed in the purpose-built Robertson Music Centre; it is a friendly and busy place. There is a fabulous performance auditorium, a recording studio and a classroom which houses computers equipped with professional music software including Sibelius and ProTools software.
St George’s musicians are supported by dedicated full-time staff members and over 28 visiting instrumental and vocal teachers. Music tuition is available in a wide range of instruments.
There are a plethora of fantastic performance opportunities from the termly concerts from nursery through to Upper School to the special Upper School Carol Service (St Giles Cathedral) and Lower School Carol Service to performance platforms, Lunchtime Recitals, Young Musician of St George’s, Young Singer of St George’s, musicals, choral concerts, nativities, Speech Day (St Mary’s Episcopal) and more!