Music Department's Blog – May 2014 Archive (3)

Northern Area Gala Concert

Well done to Mrs Ryan and the Stradbroke Band who performed brilliantly on Friday 9th May at the Marina Theatre, Lowestoft. The evening was organised by Suffolk County Music Service and saw musicians from the North Suffolk String Ensemble, North Suffolk Youth Concert Band as well as our own band performing a varied selection of music. The Stradbroke Band rehearses every Friday in term time at Stradbroke High School.

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Year 8 Visit to Aldeburgh Music

On Wednesday 7th May as part of an enhanced learning day, Year 8 visited the internationally acclaimed music facilities at Snape Maltings. The guided tour included a visit to the wonderful concert hall with its amazing acoustics, as well as a look around the rest of the complex. The pupils also developed their understanding of the life and music of Benjamin Britten. Many thanks to the education team at Aldeburgh Music for an enlightening visit.

Mr J. Williams

Head of Music.

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Stradbroke musicians perform at First World War centenary event.

Musicians from Stradbroke High School performed at a memorable event to mark the centenary of the First World War. The day was organised by the Laxfield and District Museum, and took place in Laxfield on Saturday 3rd May. Music of the period was performed to an appreciative audience by children from the Stradbroke Pyramid Brass Band, conducted by Ruth Ryan. In addition, the school's 'Amplifier Group' performed two moving compositions of their own creation, which perfectly encapsulated the…


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