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Music Program

Wulguru’s Music Program is an integral part of the school’s curriculum.  The Music Specialist delivers a developmentally based program to all levels of the school.  The program involves oral and visual recognition; singing and playing; and reading and writing Music.  The school currently has a Senior (Yr 5-6) and Junior (Yr 3-4) Choir that rehearses weekly.  The Choirs perform at various events throughout the year, including the Townsville Eisteddfod.

The Instrumental Music Program

Instrumental Teachers visit the school each week, offering free tuition on Woodwind, Bass, Percussion and String instruments.
      • Children from Year 3 onwards may participate in the Strings Program.
      • Children from Year 5 onwards may participate in the Brass, Woodwind and Percussion Programs.

It is expected that wherever possible parents provide their child with an instrument.  Instrument selection is completed in conjunction with the child, their parents, the instructors, the music specialist and the child’s class teacher.  It is essential that children practise their instrument regularly.  It is expected that children remain for the entire year if accepted into the program.

A $20.00 levy payable by each student in the instrumental program is used to purchase music and photocopying.  The school has a range of Woodwind and Brass Ensembles, as well as the School Concert Band and String Orchestra. These accomplished musical groups, are provided with a variety of performance opportunities throughout the year.