Music is one of the ways we strive to kindle the spark of creativity in your daughter to allow her talent to glow and shine.
The St Mary’s Music Department provides an extensive range of study and performance opportunities for girls who simply enjoy music, and those who want to study music as a WACE subject in Years 11 and 12.
Our classroom music courses typically cover music literature and the history of music, techniques of composition, including melody writing, arranging for ensembles and harmony, music theory, music perception and music performance.
Students may learn an orchestral or band instrument, or take vocal studies from one of the School’s 30 specialist peripatetic music teachers.
Our ensemble program provides performance opportunities for instrumentalists or choristers, while there are numerous band, choral and orchestral ensembles in the Junior and Senior School.
The music facilities at St Mary's are amongst the finest in Australia. The Lady Treatt Centre for Music and Dance has two music classrooms, one of which has extensive computer facilities. There are 14 music studios to cater for individual instrumental and vocal lessons, while the spacious percussion room houses the school's comprehensive collection of percussion instruments. The ensemble room has quite a live acoustic and is designed to accommodate chamber ensembles and choirs. The music library houses a large collection of orchestra, band and choral music.