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Musician Development Program / Friends of Performing Arts

We are looking for expressions of interest for a new Friends of Performing Arts committee for 2019. We really want to include the community in the great things happening in Music at Kambrya. Anyone interested can contact myself by sending me an email at violi.adrian.j@edumail.vic.gov.au and I will forward this onto relevant parties. Finally, the instrumental music [...]

2018-12-10T08:24:12+11:00December 3rd, 2018|

Christmas Ensemble Concert | Semester 2

It was so great to see so many parents turn out to witness the final ensemble concert for the year last Thursday night. With a little bit of Christmas thrown in there too, there was so much talent on display and audience members were treated to performances from all the college ensembles including Choir, [...]

2018-12-10T08:25:01+11:00November 29th, 2018|

Stage band perform at Strathaird Primary

The college Stage Band were recently invited to perform a set of music for the Strathaird Primary School Carnival in Narre Warren last Sunday. The band was very well received and the weather turned it on for the crowd too. Students were able to showcase their talents to a new audience as well as [...]

2018-11-27T10:41:57+11:00November 20th, 2018|

Kambrya College choir tours local primary schools and aged care

The Kambrya College Choir had the privilege of being able to perform for the local community last week. The Choir did a mini ‘tour’ around local Berwick performing at Berwick Fields Primary, AVEO Aged Care and also Berwick Chase Primary. The students were extremely excited to be able to showcase their talents and the [...]

2018-09-17T16:21:39+10:00September 5th, 2018|

Book Swap 2018

Another successful book swap run by the literacy team. The wet weather did not even keep them away, it was like children taking to a lolly shop.So many books with different genres to choose from and not enough time. The excitement on the students’ faces showed they were so enthusiastically looking for a favourite book.We [...]

2018-08-31T09:46:11+10:00August 6th, 2018|

WE’RE OVER THE RAINBOW! – School Production

At the very beginning of this month, over 90 students participated in our biggest (and as many audience members are reporting, “best”) production in Kambrya’s history. After embarking on a journey that started all the way back in week 1 of this year, I am so proud to say that we made it over [...]

2018-08-31T10:27:01+10:00August 4th, 2018|

Kambrya student wins Battle of the Bands!

Kambrya College is celebrating the achievements of Year 11 Music Performance student Laurie Smith, who recently participated in two Battle of the Bands competitions, with great success. She sang and accompanied herself on guitar, performing both original songs and cover material. On Friday, 13th July she performed at the Casey ‘Battle of the Sounds’ [...]

2018-07-27T12:20:31+10:00July 27th, 2018|

Changing the way young people learn about finance

On Tuesday 8th of May, Soren Jensen from the Start Smart Secondary Program delivered an inspiring talk with the aim of motivating our 48 Year 12 VCAL students to make smart decisions about money. This workshop was organized to create awareness for our students in terms of money, to prepare for their future and was [...]

2018-05-16T10:33:11+10:00May 8th, 2018|

Instrumental Music Masterclass with Gerry Pantazis

On Monday 30th April, the Kambrya Instrumental Music students were treated to a rare opportunity to see one of Melbourne’s hardest working session drummers live on stage in an exclusive masterclass. Gerry Pantazis is the kind of drummer you’ll see on live TV doing events such as Carols By Candlelight, Australia’s Got Talent or Dancing [...]

2018-05-11T20:39:59+10:00April 30th, 2018|

ADP Visits Tigerland

There has been plenty happening amongst the Athlete Development Program in Term 2, but none better than its trip out to “Tiger Land” on Punt Road. The students were very keen to get to the Richmond Football Club and get an insight into how an elite organisation operates. The ADP was extremely fortunate to watch [...]

2017-11-30T08:00:13+11:00November 30th, 2017|
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