Instrumental Music


2019 College Concert

It is that time of the year again where we highlight the talents of our music students at the College Concert, on Monday 9 September, 7:30pm, at the Karralyka Theatre in Ringwood.

The concert will feature performances by the Senior and Intermediate Concert Bands, and the Year 7 musicians will be performing for the very first time as the Junior Band. There will also be performances from the Big Band, Saxophone, Percussion and Woodwind ensembles, various other soloists and a guest appearance from the Ringwood Highland Pipe Band.

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2018 College Concert

The 2018 College Concert was held on  Monday 10 September at Karralyka Theatre in Ringwood.

The College Concert highlights the talents of our musicians each year through individual and group performance. The Senior, Intermediate and Junior Concert Bands  performed during the concert, as well as various smaller ensembles and VCE soloists.

Thank you to all parents, families and staff that attended the performance.

2018 College Concert Highlights


Instrumental Music Program

The Music Department at Yarra Hills Secondary College offers our students a busy yet exciting performance and events program throughout the year. The ensemble based program offers Instrumental Music lessons in two ways:

Instrumental lessons – given by College Music Staff where students pay an annual levy.

Instruments taught in this category: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, Euphonium, Tuba, Drum Kit/Percussion

Students who have instrumental music lessons are required to take part in one of the College Concert Bands.

Private instrumental lessons – where lessons are paid for each term by the student/parent/guardian.

Instruments taught in this category: Singing, Piano, Guitar and Bass Guitar

Students learning to play a Musical Instrument are required to be play in one of the College Concert Bands: Junior Band for Year 7 musicians, Intermediate Band and/or the Senior Concert Band. Performances throughout each year include College assemblies, Open Evenings, Awards Nights, local community festivals and school fetes, as well as Primary School concerts and our own College Concert.

There are various other music related activities also on offer for our young musicians, including Music Camps and tours, plus fundraising activities such as the 30 hour Music Marathon.