Woodville High School is a designated Special Interest Music Centre. The Music Centre offers a wide range of Specialist Music courses to cater for the varied needs of the student population. This course is available for students who are currently learning an instrument, or who have a special talent or interest in music and would like to study it a greater depth.
The Music Centre functions in the spirit of dedication, cooperation, integrity and the pursuit of excellence under the three core values of the wider school community: diversity, creativity and success.
MUSIC AT WOODVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
Any student coming to Woodville High School can participate in the Elective Music program. This is designed for any student who wants to learn a musical instrument and participate in classroom music lessons. The Elective Music course involves learning to play an instrument, as well as participating in choir, musicianship, and class ensemble.
Tuition is offered on the following instruments:
Flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, bassoon
Trumpet, French horn, trombone, euphonium, tuba
Violin, viola, cello, double bass
Traditional and contemporary guitar and electric bass
Percussion - tuned and untuned.
Special Music is an additional intensive music course available for students who are currently learning an instrument, or who have a special talent or interest in music and would like to study it at greater depth. Entry to this course is through an audition process and a brochure and application is available at the top of this page. Special music students undertake a core of work together with elective music students (class ensemble, theory, choir), and an extension series of lessons which include solo performance, jazz, composition, arranging, music studies and music technology. Successful applicants into the Special Interest Program will receive the following benefits:
Right of entry into Woodville High School from out of zone.
Reimbursement of tuition fees up to $450.00 per year for study of one instrument with a private teacher (conditions apply).
The opportunity to study music with students who have similar interests, abilities and passion.
The opportunity to study more than one instrument
STUDENTS IN THE SPECIAL INTEREST MUSIC PROGRAM
Intend to study music to SACE Stage 2 (Year 12).
Participate in the school's co-curricular instrumental and choral ensembles
Give full commitment to the total school philosophy and expectations
Attend co-curricular rehearsals, and performances as required (lunch hour, after school, weekend)
Give priority to school music activities where a conflict with outside activities occurs
Wear correct uniform for all performances
WANT TO KNOW MORE
Entry into this course is by audition only through a relatively simple procedure. Please contact the Music Secretary on 8445 6442 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for an audition application and information brochure.