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Victorian Flute Guild Ensemble Competition

Siena’s Galway Flutes, participated in the Victoria Flute Guild Ensemble Competition for the first time on Sunday, 26 May at MLC. The Flute Guild is a well established flute association and supports school, community and privately run flute ensembles in Victoria. Galway Flutes, under the director of Janette Patton performed two contrasting pieces to an appreciative audience and other competing ensembles. We are delighted to say they achieved an Honourable Mention in the senior school section. 

The Boroondara Eisteddfod Competition

This week has been a busy week for our three choirs preparing and participating in the Boroondara Eisteddfod at the Hawthorn Arts Centre on Tuesday. Junior Choir, Senior Choir and Canti Dolce all participated in the competition and represented Siena well on and off the stage. Junior Choir were awarded second place, Canti Dolce Third Place and Senior choir participated in a highly competitive section with schools with established choral programs. Congratulations to all students and Ms Hill, Ms Patton and Mr Sheehan and students for preparing and performing so well. We look forward to hearing them perform again at the Autumn Concert.

St Mary’s College visit to Siena College

The Music department is very excited to be hosting Music students and staff from St Mary’s College, Adelaide this weekend. They will be attending a VCE Masterclass on Friday morning and participating in our Autumn Concert. St Mary’s College is another Dominican school and it is terrific to meet another school with a thriving music department.  Students have been billeted by Siena music families and will have much in common. The students and billets will be attending a matinee performance of Muriel’s Wedding and dinner in the city as a whole group excursion. Please make them welcome. 

 

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Victorian Flute Guild Ensemble Competition

Siena’s Galway Flutes, participated in the Victoria Flute Guild Ensemble Competition for the first time on Sunday, 26 May at MLC. The Flute Guild is a well established flute association and supports school, community and privately run flute ensembles in Victoria. Galway Flutes, under the director of Janette Patton performed two contrasting pieces to an appreciative audience and other competing ensembles. We are delighted to say they achieved an Honourable Mention in the senior school section. 

The Boroondara Eisteddfod Competition

This week has been a busy week for our three choirs preparing and participating in the Boroondara Eisteddfod at the Hawthorn Arts Centre on Tuesday. Junior Choir, Senior Choir and Canti Dolce all participated in the competition and represented Siena well on and off the stage. Junior Choir were awarded second place, Canti Dolce Third Place and Senior choir participated in a highly competitive section with schools with established choral programs. Congratulations to all students and Ms Hill, Ms Patton and Mr Sheehan and students for preparing and performing so well. We look forward to hearing them perform again at the Autumn Concert.

St Mary’s College visit to Siena College

The Music department is very excited to be hosting Music students and staff from St Mary’s College, Adelaide this weekend. They will be attending a VCE Masterclass on Friday morning and participating in our Autumn Concert. St Mary’s College is another Dominican school and it is terrific to meet another school with a thriving music department.  Students have been billeted by Siena music families and will have much in common. The students and billets will be attending a matinee performance of Muriel’s Wedding and dinner in the city as a whole group excursion. Please make them welcome.