Performing Arts

GCC Dance Night 2018

Those who were able to attend were wowed by the talent and grace of our students. This night encompasses Prep right through to Year 12 so is a very special night in the College Calendar. Thanks to Mr Paul Briton for these great photos.

Dance exams

Over last Friday and Saturday, Glasshouse Christian College Dance Academy students sat their external dance exams in Ballet, Tap and Jazz. All of the students performed wonderfully and we are very excited to see their results in a few weeks time!

Music happenings

Bigger, Better, Brains: Playing an instrument keeps your brain in tip top shape! But what happens after you stop playing? Researchers just tested musicians (both active and former) and non-musicians on a number of language and executive function tests. Researchers found that musicians performed better particularly in language and some executive function tests (organisation, planning
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Sunshine Coast Junior Eisteddfod

Sunshine Coast Junior Eisteddfod

This Wednesday, Cool Voices (Year 5-6 choir) and Music Makers (Year 3-4 choir) competed in the Choir Section of the Sunshine Coast Junior Eisteddfod at Mathew Flinders Anglican College. Both of our GCC primary choirs did an amazing job by competing against other school choirs. We can now call Cool Voices an award-winning choir as
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Instrumental Music Lessons

Instrumental music lessons have commenced for Term 3. Firstly, I would like to introduce three new instrumental teachers to the department. We have two piano teachers and a new guitar teacher. Mrs Yusupov – Piano Hila Yusupov has an extensive experience in both performing and teaching music. She holds her Master Degree in Chamber Music
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Students excel at Sunshine Coast Dance Eisteddfod

Last Friday, 67 GCC students from across Primary, Middle and Senior schools competed at the Sunshine Coast Dance Eisteddfod and what an amazing job they did! Some of these students had been dancing for over 14 hours! Our Middle school team was awarded a highly commended for their Jazz routine and a 5th for their Lyrical. The
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Music News 20 April 2018

Music Department:  Instrumental music lessons and ensemble rehearsals have commenced this week. If you would like to enrol your child/ren in lessons, please follow this link to complete an enrolment form. If you have multiple children you would like to enrol, please complete a separate form for each child. Once your child’s enrolment has been
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What’s happening in Dance?

The Secondary students finished last term with an excursion to the Queensland Performing Arts Centre to see the Queensland Ballet performance of La Bayadere. The students were in awe of the amazing choreography, costumes and set design. Ms Whyte has also had an exciting end to the term, being selected to participate in the Queensland
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Exciting news from Mr Yusupov

Very exciting news: Brisbane Symphony Orchestra will be performing a children’s program at the Lake Kawana Community Centre on Sunday, 4 March at 3pm. The program includes favourites such as Peter and the Wolf by Prokofiev, Say hello to the Orchestra by O’Boyle and Circus Polka by Stravinsky. I highly recommend everyone who can, to attend
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New Music uniform

It is a very exciting time for our College with the introduction of a new Music uniform in both the Primary and Secondary School ensembles (the same uniform for bands and choirs). This is a turning point in the development of our Music Department. Miss Hilton and Mr Yusupov are aware of the costs involved
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