Music Achievements

In the Junior School, about 75% and in the Senior School, about 50% of the students learn a classical instrument such as violin, piano, cello, flute, brass instruments, etc.

In 2016 our musical groups performed in numerous eisteddfods winning first, second and third places for the Senior and Junior Orchestras, String Orchestras and various ensembles. Our students and groups have performed at the highest levels and represented the school at numerous official functions including citizenship ceremonies and also at Government House. Our String Orchestra conducted a tour of Europe performing in numerous countries.

 

MUSIC ACHIEVEMENTS 2016

 

EISTEDDFOD RESULTS

Ringwood Eisteddfod

13 years and under Small Ensemble

1st prize – Huntingtower Haydn Trio

 

16 years and under Small Ensemble

1st prize – Huntingtower Khachaturian Trio

 

VCE Small Ensemble

1st prize – Huntingtower Beethoven Trio

 

Open Ensemble

1st prize – Huntingtower Dvorak Sextet

2nd prize – Mendelssohn Quartet

 

Waverley Eisteddfod

Secondary Chamber Choirs

2nd prize – Huntingtower Senior Chamber Choir

3rd prize – Huntingtower Middle School Chamber Choir

 

14 years and under Large Ensemble

1st prize – Huntingtower Middle School Orchestra

2nd prize – Huntingtower Folk Orchestra

 

15 years and under Small Ensemble

3rd prize – Huntingtower Khachaturian Trio

 

18 years and under Large Ensemble

1st prize – Huntingtower String Orchestra

 

21 and under Small Ensemble

3rd prize – Huntingtower Mendelssohn Quartet

 

Boroondara Eisteddfod

Secondary Small Ensembles

Honourable Mention – Huntingtower Dvorak Sextet

 

 

ASSOCIATE DIPLOMA/CERTIFICATE OF PERFORMANCE

Kiara Kim

Rachel Ko

 

AMEB HIGH DISTINCTION AWARDS

Sarah Aoun-Walker

Martin Grozev

Daniel Hunter

Elise Rodrigo

 

MSO SECONDARY SYMPHONY PROJECT

Principal Positions – Kiara Kim, Simon Song

 

SOLO PRIZEWINNERS

Waverley Eisteddfod

Eddie Chen

Kiara Kim

Aaron Zhang

Ethan Zheng

 

Boroondara Eisteddfod

Eddie Chen

 

Bendigo Eisteddfod

Matty Serelis

 

Ringwood Eisteddfod

Ethan Zheng

 

Clasax Competition

Eddie Chen

 

TOUR OF UK AND EUROPE               

Performances at:

Holy Trinity Church, Stratford upon Avon

Summer Music Festival, Embankment Gardens, London

Southwark Cathedral, London

St. Mary the Great Church, Cambridge

Ghent Cathedral, Belgium

Engelse Kerk, Amsterdam

St. Peter’s Kirche, Bacharach, Germany

Boppard Konzertgarten, Germany

Baden Baden Konzerthaus, Germany

 

SPEAK PERCUSSION

Mia Rowland

Diya Menon

 

MSO CONNECT

150 students involved in concerts, open rehearsals, masterclasses and tutorials with MSO players

 

ISRAELI CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

Open Rehearsal and Workshop

 

KARRALYKA THEATRE GALA CONCERT

Guest Performers:

Simon Song

Mathew Mo

Kiara Kim

Rachel Ko

Kendrick Jiang

Isambard Knox-Johnson

 

HUNTINGTOWER MUSIC IN THE COMMUNITY

6 Citizenship Ceremonies (including Australia Day)

Women’s World Day of Prayer Ecumenical Church Service

Glen Care Concert

Yernga Retirement Village Concert

South Eastern Volunteers Concert

IPSHA Choral Festival

Performances at MS and Cerebral Palsy Centre, Caritas Christi Hospice, Nursing Homes

 

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