Music

Trinity Grammar School offers a diverse and engaging music program to all students from ELC to Year 12. Based in the Centre for the Arts, the Faculty of Music offers students a wide range of instrumental lessons, classroom music programs and various ensembles providing boys with well-rounded musical development throughout their time at Trinity.

Instrumental Lessons

With over 500 lessons taught each week, instrumental lessons are available from a wide variety of specialist teachers.

Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Harp, Piccolo, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Saxophone, Bassoon, French Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba, Percussion, Voice, Piano, Jazz Piano, Pipe Organ, Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Theory, Composition

 

Ensemble Program

The dynamic ensemble program provides over 50 musical groups catering for each boy’s musical development, including:

Trinity Symphony Orchestra, Senior String Orchestra, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Belling Jazz Band, Clarion Ensemble, Classical Guitar Ensemble, Contemporary Guitar Ensemble, The Awesome Oboes, Junior and Senior Choirs, Percussion Ensemble, The Stringlets, Junior Concert Band

 

Classroom Music

The Junior School music program provides a weekly class lesson. Students are also offered a range of immersion programs including a Year 1 Suzuki String program, a Year 2 and 3 String Instrument program and a Year 4 and Year 5 Orchestral Instrument program.

The Year 7/8 classroom music program features a two year course covering the major elements of music. It includes inquiry based learning, group activities, individual work, instrumental lessons and music technology experiences. Listening and responding to music is the focus and leading edge technology is utilised in its delivery.

In Years Nine and Ten, a range of specialist electives are offered. Studies include Music Performance, Song Writing, Band Techniques, Music Technology and Music Production. These specialist subjects enable students to undertake a detailed exploration of targeted concepts and key knowledge areas imperative to the performing arts industry.

VCE Music studies include Music Performance, Music Investigations and VCE VET Music Industry Skills. Trinity and Ruyton students combine for these subjects as a part of the Coordinate program.