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Performing Arts Feb 2016

Performing Arts News by Mrs Foletta

February 2016

The students have settled well into Performing Arts routines this year and are having a great time singing, dancing and playing instruments.

This term, three Foundation classes are attending Performing Arts while the other three classes will begin next term.

They are learning “Advance Australia Fair” and dancing to Peter Combe’s “Stuck in a Pizza”. They are also learning about the music ‘beat’ and how to play percussion instruments in time to the beat.

This term, two Year One classes and 1/2H are attending Performing Arts while the other two Year Ones will begin next term. They are singing and dancing to a song called “Seasons”, which also assists their learning about the 4 different seasons of the year. They are learning the difference between a beat and a rhythm, while playing percussion instruments to different rhythms.

Year Two students from two classes are learning a fun song called “Sunshine”, which we hope to sing to everyone at Assembly soon. The other two classes will begin next term. They are participating in movement, drama and dancing activities.

Year Three students have been very excited about learning to play the recorder. They have

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Choir visit to Nursing Homes

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On Monday 7th December the Senior Choir students visited 4 different Nursing Homes and sang Christmas carols to the Residents. The Nursing Homes were: North Western District Nursing home in Tullamarine, St Anne’s Hostel in Westmeadows, Arcadia Aged Care Home in Essendon and Opal Aged Care Meadow Heights. James also played ‘Away in a Manger’ on his guitar and his little sister Claudia sang. Well done to the choir students and congratulations for a fantastic effort in all performances throughout the year.

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Music Count us in song

IMG_0808 IMG_0806 IMG_0802On 29th October 2015 the choir students went to Federation square on a beautiful sunny day to sing the ‘Music Count us in’ song Gold. Our own James gave a speech to around 13 schools, who were also participating, about what music means to him. Thousands of students all around Australia sang and played music to the same song at the same time, including all the Greenvale Primary Students. It’s organised as a celebration of the importance of Music Education in schools.

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Beach Party School Concert 2015

We’ve just finished performing the 3 concerts to parents, family and friends. A fantastic job by all the children from Foundation to Year 6. Congratulations to the students and thank you to everyone who came to watch.

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Beach Party Concert 2015!

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Wednesday 2nd September (9.30am morning show and 1pm afternnoon show)

Thursday 3rd September (9.30am morning show only)

Students from all year levels will be performing.


ONLY $8 each.


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Video: Greenvale students celebrate music education

On October 30th thousands of students from schools all around Australia sang ‘Paint you a song’ at 12.30pm AEST to celebrate Music Education in schools. Our students met at the Assembly area and joined in the celebration. Meanwhile students from the Senior Choir and other Performing Arts students also sang at the same time in Melbourne Federation Square.


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