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Performing Arts

Newhaven College places a strong emphasis on classroom music, performing arts and visual arts to provide students with a variety of opportunities exists to express themselves. 

A broad range of co-curricular opportunities are offered at Inter-House and Inter-School cultural festivals including dance, drama, public speaking and the annual school production.

Music

Every Newhaven College student participates in a comprehensive classroom music program from Prep to Year 9 with students learning the violin in Year 4 and then selecting different instruments to learn in Years 5 to 9.

In addition, 
Music Tuition is available on a group or individual basis for a broad range of instruments with our highly accomplished music teachers. Currently lessons for Piano, Guitar, Strings, Woodwind, Brass, Percussion and Voice are offered.

For three days each year, students at Newhaven College have the opportunity to participate in the annual Music Camp where their musical and collaborative skills are challenged. Guest voice and instrumental specialists join the dedicated music staff and parent helpers to coax the very best from the group. Students are challenged with large new repertoires of music, with the intensity of the music tutorials being interspersed with outdoor adventure activities.

The College regularly hosts Musical Soirees that showcase excellence, provide students with vital performance experience and give family and friends the opportunity to see their children perform.

Students may participate and represent their school as a member in the following musical groups which perform at assemblies and community events:
  • Senior Concert Band
  • Junior Concert Band
  • Stage Band
  • Senior Choir
  • Junior Choir
  • Production Band
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • String Ensemble