P4-7 Music Assembly

Thank you to S6 students Caitlin and Monica from James Gillespie’s High School for their excellent presentation about their forthcoming trip to South Africa and for explaining how we can help by donating gym shoes, sports gear and dresses.

The focus for the P4-7 Assembly on Friday 16th January was Music at Sciennes and how the BBC Ten Pieces project provides opportunities to get creative with classical music, as well as opportunities to perform.

Our School Orchestra will perform at the Queen’s Hall on March 30th as part of City of Edinburgh’s “Ten Minutes for Ten Pieces”, alongside P6 pupils who wish to perform the Ten Pieces dance they have been learning with Dance Division’s Cat Perry.

On Tuesday May 5th our pupils will have a chance to showcase their musical talents at the Sciennes Parent Council Music Showcase, also with a Ten Pieces theme, at the Queen’s Hall.

Inspired by Anna Meredith’s Ten Pieces Connect It Dance, P7B created and performed their own versions of the Haka, using Scots words, as part of their Scotland Week project.

Tomlin from Creative Scotland’s Bainbridge Youth Orchestra, based in Leith, came along to the Assembly to perform a song on acoustic guitar and tell P6 and P7 about an exciting free ten week music making workshop beginning on Friday 23rd January. Places are now very limited so contact Chris as soon as possible with your name, age, instrument and rough level of ability if you wish to be considered for a place:

0131 553 0200

Bainbridge Youth Music Project


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