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Instrumental Music

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​Stretton State College offers an extensive instrumental music program and where students have the opportunity to learn how to play an instrument from an instrumental music specialist. Through group tuition students have the opportunity to learn  a woodwind, brass, percussion or string instrument. A range of performing ensembles allow students to rehearse and perform in a large group, which caters for student abilities and interests.

Students interested in the instrumental music program undertake a selection process. The Stretton State College Instrumental Music Parent Handbook outlines the specific selection process.​

Instrumental Music Parent Handbook (PDF, 871KB)

Lessons and Rehearsals

All instrumental music students at Stretton State College receive instrumental music lesson with a specialist teacher. Timetables are provided to students and parents each term and where students cannot attend their lesson, students may negotiate with their instrumental teacher to reschedule their lesson time.

Students at Stretton State College also have the opportunity to rehearse and perform in one of the schools many large and small ensemble.

Instrumental Music Highlights

The Instrumental Music Program continues to be a pillar of excellence within the Stretton community. Highlights and achievements include:

  • Singapore International Band Festival (Singapore - July 2018) - 5th place and silver award.
  • Pacific Basin International Music Festival (Hawaii - March 2016) - Silver Award winner
  • Sydney Band Tour (Australian International Music Festival - 2015) - Silver Award winner
  • Education Queensland's Fanfare Festival - Metro Regional Finalists 2018 and State Finalists 2018
  • JMI (Jazz Music Institute) big band workshops with internationally acclaimed artists 
  • Music Fest (October)
  • Symphony of Stars - Awards Night (November)
  • Gala Concert
  • Education Queensland's Fanfare Festival - Metro Regional Finalists 2018 and State Finalists 2018
  • School Academic Awards ceremony
  • School ANZAC Day ceremonies

   

Performance Uniform

Stretton State College has a designated performance uniform for all instrumental music students. This performance uniform can be purchased at the Stretton State College uniform shop, which is situated on the Illaweena Campus.

Forms and documents

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Last reviewed 19 June 2020
Last updated 19 June 2020