Music plays an integral role at Faith Lutheran College. There are numerous opportunities for students who enjoy the performing arts to be involved. All students complete a term of Performing Arts in Year 8 including 4 weeks of music. They learn introductory music theory and musicianship skills. Students also learn guitar and keyboard and have the opportunity to perform at the end of the term.
Students may choose to complete one or more Semester units across Years 9 and 10, including units such as Rock Music, Musical Theatre, Jazz, Sound Recording and Film Music. There are two streams of Music that can be studied at senior level – Senior Music and Music Extension. In Senior Music, students study six units, including: The many functions of Music, Music in the Theatre, The Australian Music Industry, Revolution, Heroes and Villains and Wide Horizons through score analysis, composition of their own material and performance.
Instrumental Music lessons are available to all students on a rotational school based timetable, including brass, woodwind, drum kit, strings, guitar, bass, piano and voice.Individuals can also undertake external AMEB examinations for their chosen instrument, and/or compete at local eisteddfods.
Students can join the choir, concert band, string ensemble and/or drumline that rehearse every week and have numerous performance opportunities throughout the year, including College functions, community events, eisteddfods and competitions, camps, musical productions and Music tours. There are also numerous smaller groups that students can join such as rock bands, vocal ensemble and chapel band to name a few. We hold two major events biannually - an extensive Music Tour and a College Musical, a fabulous performance opportunity for those who haven’t performed before as well as seasoned actors and singers.
Our air-conditioned Creative Arts Complex features multiple rehearsal rooms and instruments and a professionally set up recording studio.