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Voxette Acapella

Voxette is Long Bay College’s premier auditioned choir. The group participates in many competitions and concerts and is directed by renowned Choral Director, Brian Lee. Highlights throughout the year include ‘The Big Sing’ National Choral Competition and ‘Voxette Camp’, which is held at Shakespeare Regional Park. Rehearsals are 6pm to 8pm on a Tuesdays in …

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Showquest

Be a part of Showquest! Students create, produce and perform an original theatrical production. It consists of constructed costumes and props which are presented in a choreographed, themed mini-spectacular. The Showquest performance also features audio tracks, optional video tracks, themes, choreography, dance, and lighting. The show is performed in front of an audience of peers, …

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String Orchestra

This is a group for the orchestral strings – violins, violas, cellos and double basses. We play a wide range of music including film, music, classical and popular music. This group rehearses at lunchtime on Wednesdays. Contact Mr Tim Atkinson in the Music Department or by email: TAtkinson@lbc.school.nz.

Massed Choir

Come along to the music room on a Tuesday at lunchtime and find your love for singing. All year levels are welcome and no previous singing experience is required. See you all there! The Massed Choir is a combination of boys and girls. At times, the choir may split into separate gender groups. Please see …

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Jazz Band

The groups are for players of Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums. We focus on music in the jazz style, which includes swing, blues, rock, Latin, and many others in between. You will learn how to improvise and how to play together with a group. There are many different levels of Jazz Combo at …

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Instrument Tuition

Every Long Bay College student has the opportunity to receive tuition in a wide variety of musical instruments (including voice). Itinerant musicians visit the school during the day and for weekly lessons. The students benefit by learning a new instrument or developing their skills in a musical instrument of their choice. Students who take Music …

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Concert Band

Concert Band is the school’s top woodwind and brass ensemble and meet before school on Mondays to work on playing together as a group and cover a wide range of awesome pieces. They represent the school in school concerts, in the community and at festivals around the country. Entry into this group is by audition. …

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