Director: Ms Megan Philip
Rehearsal Time: Mondays, 7:25am-8:30am
Additional weekly, 50 minute sectionals
Venue: Room 1.09
Big Bands typically perform the styles of swing, rock, latin and most contemporary forms of jazz. Most students in these bands are also actively involved in developing the skill of improvisation in practice and performance.
Big Band is the second most advanced of 3 big bands in the Senior School. The band includes a full saxophone section (of two or more altos, two tenors and a baritone saxophone), four trumpets and four trombones in addition to a rhythm section of piano, string bass, drums, an electric guitar and a percussionist. Admission is by audition in November of each preceding year.
Major performances* include:
*In addition there will be other performances where such opportunity arises. These may include school assemblies or performances in the wider community.
Scotch College: ABN 86 852 826 445 ACN 005 650 395 CRICOS 00624A (Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students)