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The Warriner School

Music

Music Tuition

Would you like to learn an instrument? Tuition is available for a range of instruments through both Oxfordshire County Music Service and private teachers. 
Contact Miss Jordon at e.jordon@warriner.oxon.sch.uk
and/or go to www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/musicinterest for more information.
 

The Warriner School Music Department, Extra-Curricular Groups 2016 – 2017

Group

When and Where?

What will I be doing?

Who can join?

String Group

Monday lunchtime in M1

Learning to play as part of a chamber ensemble.  Repertoire will include classical and pop music.

Any string players from Years 7 - 13

Composition Club

Tuesday lunchtime in M2

Develop your compositional skills by learning how to use the music software Sibelius and Cubase

Open to all students in Year 7 – 13. It is essential that you book into this club with Ms Jordon or Mr Leadbeater to ensure that there are enough computers available.

Lower School Choir

 

Wednesday lunchtime  in M1

Singing a variety of songs in different styles.

Any student in the lower school who enjoys singing

Orchestra

(See table below)

Wednesday  3.00 – 4.30pm in M1

(N.B This won’t be running EVERY Wednesday. Please check the rehearsal schedule for details)

Rehearsing and performing music in a range of styles from film music to classical lights.

Any instrumentalists from Years 7 – 13. The orchestra is open to everyone right from beginners to students who are grade 8+. No auditions – just turn up!

Funk Band

 

Thursday lunchtime in M1

Funk band will be led by Mr Houchen. You will be learning to play and perform band material with a funk feel; from the golden era of funk (70’s) to the present day.

Open to anyone whcan play, guitar, bass, drums, piano/keyboard, sing lead or backing vocals and brass (saxophone, trumpet, trombone).

Glee Club

Friday lunchtime in M1

You will be learning to sing songs in lots of different styles including songs from musicals and pop songs.

Anybody who enjoys singing from Years 7 – 13.

Jazz Band

Friday lunchtime in M2

This group will be led by Mr Findlay. This will be more like a workshop where you will learn how to play in a jazz style on a few simple tunes.

Any instrumentalists from Years 7 – 13.

GCSE and A-level Composition Club

Friday 3.00 – 4.00pm in M2

Develop your compositional skills by learning how to music software Sibelius and Cubase.

Open to all GCSE and A-level music students. It is essential that you book into this club with Ms Jordon or Mr Leadbeater to ensure that there are enough computers available.

There will be many opportunities to play in school concerts and events outside of school. If you would like more information about any of the extra-curricular music groups please come and see any member of staff in the music department.

Orchestra Rehearsal Schedule 2016

Date

Rehearsal

Wednesday  21st September

Rehearsal 3.00 – 4.30pm in drama studio

Thursday 29th September

Rehearsal 3.00 – 4.30pm in M1 for those who can make it. Please let us know in advance if you can’t.

Thursday  6th October

Rehearsal 3.00 – 4.30pm in M1 for those who can make it. Please let us know in advance if you can’t.

Wednesday 12th October

Rehearsal 3.00 – 4.30pm in drama studio

Wednesday 19th October

Rehearsal 3.00 – 4.30pm in drama studio

HALF TERM

 

Wednesday  2nd November

Rehearsal 3.00 – 4.30pm in drama studio

Wednesday 9th November

Rehearsal 3.00 – 4.30pm in drama studio

Wednesday 16th November

Rehearsal 3.00 – 4.30pm in drama studio

Wednesday 23rd November

No REHEARSAL due to Year 8 parents evening

Wednesday 30th November

Rehearsal 3.00 – 4.30pm in drama studio

Wednesday 7th December

School concert – rehearsals will take place during the day