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Music Staff 2017:

Miss L Dunn (HOD) - Piano, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone
Mr A Gibbons - Piano, Trumpet, Trombone, Orchestra and Jazz Band
Mrs Y Recrosio - Recorder, Electronic Keyboard and Recorder Ensemble
Mrs H Liebenberg - Piano
Miss M van de Merwe - Classical Guitar
Mr E Terhoven - Drums
Mrs S Sutherland - Singing and Senior Choir


We have a vibrant music department which offers the following:

>    Individual tuition in Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Recorder, Saxophone, Flute,
Clarinet, Trumpet, Trombone, Singing, Classical Guitar and Drums
>    Senior Choir
>    Orchestra
>    Jazz Band
>    Gr4, Gr5, Gr6&7 and Senior Band


NEWS FLASH

We are pleased to announce that we have managed to secure the services of Mr Wayne Siebritz, who will fill Mrs Liebenberg’s position whist she is on maternity from Monday 13 February 2017.  Mr Siebritz is an excellent pianist and experienced teacher, who has taught piano to all levels of students at various schools and universities in South Africa. Having qualified at UCT, Mr Siebritz continued his studies abroad before returning to South Africa. Apart from the piano, he also plays and teaches the violin, and has been involved in vocal and choral training. We welcome Mr Siebritz to the Edgemead Primary School Music Department and hope he will enjoy his stay.

MARIMBA BAND TUITION

All Marimba Band Tuition will start this coming Friday, 13 January.

  • Grade 4 Marimba Band from 13:30 – 14:30
  • Senior Marimba Band from 14:30 – 15:30
  • Grade 6 & 7 Marimba Band from 15:30 – 16:30
  • Grade 5 Marimba Band from 16:30 – 17:30

Please note lesson times.  Band members are requested to arrive on time. 

Existing Band members must bring their own mallets.

Parents must please be prompt in collecting their children after band practice, as the safety of our children comes first.

MUSIC BOOK ORDERS

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Mr Jan Niewmeijer.  He’s supplied the majority of our music books at Edgemead Primary School, and always offered a great service.  His business is being continued by his niece, Ms Riana Krige.  If you wish to order music books through Music Book Sales, please contact Riana at 082 822 5945.

 

MUSIC TUITION AT EDGEMEAD PRIMARY *EXPANDING*

We are pleased to announce that Edgemead Primary Music Department have expanded to offer music tuition in Classical Guitar and Drums (Drum Kit), as from January 2017.  Application Forms may be downloaded from the Edgemead Primary School website, see Extra-Curricular Activities - Music.  All applications need to be returned to Miss Dunn as soon as is possible.

 

ORCHESTRA REHEARSALS

  • Mondays 17:30 -18:30  in the Music Room
  • Thursday 07:15 – 07:45 (when required – pupils will be notified)

Begin Monday 16 January 2017


JAZZ BAND REHEARSALS

  • Mondays 07:15 – 07:45 (when required – pupils will be notified)
  • Thursday 17:30 -18:30  in the Music Room

Begin Thursday 19 January 2017

 

SENIOR CHOIR REHEARSALS

  • Wednesdays 07:00 -07:45 in the Hall
  • Fridays 07:00 -07:45 in the Hall

Begin Wednesday 18 January

MUSIC LESSONS

Music lesson begin on Monday 16 January 2017.


For further details please please refer to the relevant Music Application Forms below. 
All application forms need to be handed into Miss Dunn or emailed to dunn@edgemeadprimary.co.za