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Primary School Dance Academy Compete at the Brisbane Performing Arts Challenge

The primary school dance academy students recently competed in the Brisbane Performing Arts Challenge. They showed an incredible commitment to the challenge with many girls getting up at 3.30 am to have their hair and makeup done before getting to school! Please congratulate them on all of their hard work and achievement. They received a 3rd in […]

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Greetings, Wildcats!

Excitement is brewing in the air as we gear up for this year’s rendition of High School Musical! With rehearsals well underway, the cast and crew are diving headfirst into the world of East High. From electrifying dance numbers to heartfelt ballads, this production promises to be a showstopper. Rehearsals are in full swing, and

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SHEP – Sunshine Coast

Recently, nine GCC students were selected to participate in SHEP – Sunshine Coast at Chancellor Park State School. What is SHEP? State Honours Ensemble Program, or SHEP, is an educational program run by Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Griffith University for music students that helps extend and encourage their pursuit of musical excellence. It brings together

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Isabella Participates in the 2023 Queensland State Honours Ensemble Program (SHEP)

During the last week of the holidays, I had the privilege of participating in the 2023 Queensland State Honours Ensemble Program (SHEP) playing clarinet. The program lasted three days and was a fun but rigorous experience, with seven-hour non-stop rehearsals, late nights, and early starts. The Percy Grainger Wind Orchestra, which I was a part of, was conducted

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Sydney Arts Trip 2023

The ‘Arts Trip’ to Sydney proved to be an unforgettable experience for our group of senior students as they delved into the city’s vibrant arts and culture scene. Over the course of four enriching days, they were treated to a plethora of captivating activities. Among the highlights were witnessing the new production of ‘Beauty and

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Music News

A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down… Students in Years 9, 11 and 12 Music had the wonderful opportunity of going to see the musical production of Mary Poppins currently showing at QPAC. From the music, to the dancing and stage production, students were wowed by the energy and colour on stage and

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Sunshine Coast Dance Eisteddfod

On 5 and 6 May, the Glasshouse Christian College Middle and Senior School Dance Troupes competed at the local Sunshine Coast Dance Eisteddfod at The Events Centre, Caloundra. The Middle School students competed on Thursday with their four dances: a musical theatre, contemporary, lyrical and jazz. These girls competed in massive sections of 25 different

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Dance Show

Glasshouse Christian College is pleased to present a mid-year Dance Showcase that highlights the incredible talent of our Primary and Secondary Dance Troupes and all of those students working at their dance skills within the Dance Academy. It’s a fun and colourful show which offers our young students the opportunity to build on their confidence

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Performing Arts News

A lot has been happening in The Arts Department over the past couple of months with many opportunities to meet people in the Arts industry as well as collaborating with other students from across the Coast in workshops, performances and competitions. Celebration of Swing On 13 March a number of students who study jazz under

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World-class musical performance

Last Thursday, our students in Years 3-6 were so blessed to see a truly world-class musical performance in action. World-renowned cellist Sam Lucas returned home to the Sunshine Coast this month to meet his family in Montville. While he is here, Sam will be performing local concerts in preparation for the Queen Elizabeth International Cellist

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Secondary Dance at GCC 2022

Like all art forms, dance has the capacity to engage, inspire and enrich all students. Is your child gifted in dance or are they looking to be part of a dance team for enjoyment and expression? Here at GCC we offer several opportunities for students to be challenged or simply enjoy the joy that dance

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Little Voices

This group is open for Year 1 and 2 students who love to sing, to come and join. There are no auditions. We simply want students to love to learn a variety of songs including praise and worship songs, with the hope of sharing some items in performances for special events. There are also benefits

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Aden Draper’s report on SHEP

During the school holidays, three GCC secondary students were invited to participate in SHEP at the Qld Conservatorium of Music. Aden Draper (saxophone), Kiri-Anna James (cello) and Madeleine Mullins (choir) represented the College.  The Queensland State Honours Ensemble Program, or SHEP,  is a musical ensemble program presenting some of the most talented music students in

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The Beginning of 2022 for the Arts

Dance There are some exciting changes for the Arts at Glasshouse Christian College in 2022. Firstly, we welcome Megan Sparkes who will be teaching dance and coordinating the Secondary Dance Troupes. There will be some exciting changes in the Upper Primary Dance Troupes and the Lower Primary Dance Troupes by introducing recreational dance groups being

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Music News

At the start of the Christmas holidays last year, eight Primary and Middle School students attended SHEP, State Honours Ensemble Program. This is a music program offered by Griffith University in Brisbane that provides band, string orchestra and choir experiences to school-aged students who are excelling on their chosen musical instrument. They are recommended by

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Music News

Ensemble Night On 9 November the Instrumental Music Department showcased the College’s Ensemble Program. Due to COVID, the department lost many of their performance opportunities and instead ran a night celebrating the wonderful talent and dedication of these students in each of the ensembles offered by the College. Please visit Pixevity to view all the

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Battle of the Bands

2020 has brought with it some challenges with COVID-19, but despite this, we wanted to create a space for our high-schoolers to rock out some tunes together. We had nine bands from Beerwah State High School, Glasshouse Christian College and Maleny State High School participating in the Battle this year. Click here to check out what the

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Instrumental Music News 6 December 2019

On the weekend we had four of our students, Summer Rein (violin), Chelsea Brown (violin), Chloe Turnbull (alto saxophone) and Aimee Cullen (clarinet) represent the College at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music SHEP (State Honours Ensemble Program). They were chosen from over 2,300 nominations statewide. SHEP gives young musicians the opportunity to work with a

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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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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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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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Shine on the Arts video gallery

If you missed any of the fantastic performances at our recent Shine on the Arts, you can enjoy watching most of the videos here. What creative and talented students we have at Glasshouse Christian College!   Here is the link to watch a fantastic video produced by Paul Britton:  

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Music Happenings 17 February 2017

Music Happenings 2017 Music lessons have commenced for the year with our Instrumental Music Teachers and so have band and ensemble rehearsals. Instrumental Music lessons: This year the enrolment process for instrumental music lessons are being completed digitally using a Google form. Please follow the link below if you wish for child to enrol in

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Music News 21 November 2014

2014 Gala PerformanceTuesday night saw the culmination of many weeks of practise for our private Instrumental and Vocal students.  They joined with Year 10 and 11 Music students to perform for one night only in the Theatre. The audience was entertained by singers, pianists, guitarists, drummers, woodwind and brass, and the beautiful harp.  The repertoire

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Primary Performing Arts

Our Performing Arts ensembles gave a community concert in Week 9 for the lovely people at Glasshouse Country Care on Peachester Road, Beerwah. The concert opened with Primary Band performing a tight set of three songs, followed by our String Ensemble many of whom were making their debut performance. Next, Junior Choir sang and grooved

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Musical Happenings 5.9.14

Sunshine Coast Junior Eisteddfod Recently a couple of our student competed in the Sunshine Coast Junior Eisteddfod participating in the Music and Speech categories. Both Erin Holland and Andrea Little took out places in their categories: Erin Holland: Dialogue category – 1st Andrea Little: Sacred and Gospel singing – 1st Musical Theatre – 2nd Set

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Primary Performing Arts

It’s been a big performance fortnight in the Primary Performing Arts.Year 3 Smart Strings held an Open Rehearsal allowing parents the opportunity to witness their children’s weekly violin experience. They sound better every week and are having another Open Rehearsal on Friday 29 August.  All are invited to come along. The Drama Club presented a

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