Valedictory and Presentation Evening ’22

Year 12 Ensemble performing at Her Majesty's Theatre

This year, Brighton Secondary School’s Valedictory and Presentation evening was held at Her Majesty’s Theatre. The evening started with Sierra T singing and accompanying herself on guitar and piano as students and families entered the theatre. The Year 12 Ensemble presented ‘For Good’ from Wicked the Musical which was arranged and accompanied on piano by…

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Marley Wins Young Composers’ Competition

Marley at ASME's Young Composers' Awards

In semester 1, Year 9 SIM student Marley composed a sound track for a section of a Wallace and Gromit animation. The scene is where the two main characters are pursuing Penguin in a ‘Train Chase’ on a toy train set throughout the house. Marley’s composition ‘Train Chase’, involved him creating three short themes for…

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Jazz in the Quad

Jazz in the Quad

Our Jazz in the Quad concert from earlier this year was struck down with COVID – well, a lot of people involved were and unfortunately we had to cancel it. So in week 3 of term 4 all jazz-style ensembles put on a free concert for students, parents, friends and staff. The show featured a…

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Guitar Ensemble and Dixieland Band: Decibel Lunch Concert

Guitar Ensemble performing in the quadrangle

Students in the quadrangle today were entertained by the skills of Guitar Ensemble and Dixieland Band as part of the always entertaining Decibel Concert Series. Guitar Ensemble played three songs: Minor Swing (Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grappelli), Stairway to Heaven (Led Zeppelin), and Highway to Hell (ACDC). The set featured solos by Ula G, Sam…

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Big Band 2 at Festival of Music

Big Band 2 at Festival of Music

In what is certainly one of the most exciting concerts of this year, Brighton Secondary School’s Big Band 2 took to the stage at Festival of Music. After months of preparation and despite a COVID scare or two, Amy T performed Straighten Up and Fly Right with the swinging tones of Big Band 2, featuring…

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Grigoryan Brothers at Ukaria

Grigoryan Brothers at Ukaria, South Australia

On Monday 29 March the Year 8 SIM students and the Guitar Ensemble travelled to Ukaria (Mt Barker) to see the Grigoryan Brothers perform songs from their latest album, This Is Us.  The songs on the album were all inspired by their visit to the National Museum of Australia. After rummaging through drawers and boxes “like Indiana Jones”, they composed a series…

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