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Sun 19 Jan | 3:45pm | Music Classroom | Scholars’ Talk: Ali Bryce Mrs Bryce tells her musical life story through her Desert Island Discs! Mon 27 - Fri 31 Jan | All day | St Christopher’s Bahrain | Young Musicians of the Gulf An international BSME competition held at St Christopher’s School in Bahrain featuring musicians from across the Gulf Region, competing for the overall title of ‘Young Musician of the Gulf’.

Sun 2 Feb | 3:00pm | Auditorium | Piano Recital Piano students ranging from Beginner to Diploma level showcase their talents. Wed 19 Feb | 2.45pm | Music Classroom | Scholars’ Talk: Phil Townley Introducing and making the great composer Johann Sebastian Bach accessible to a younger audience. Thurs 20 Feb | 1:00pm | Auditorium | Brass Masterclass and Recital An afternoon of solos and ensemble playing led by euphonium player Mark Glover from the Bavarian Camels and Mrs Bryce, culminating in a short recital at 4pm. Sat 22 Feb | All day | Music Department | GCSE & A Level Composition Workshop A day of workshops and masterclasses presented by current and former GCSE and A Level examiners, for Music students from across Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Mon 24 Feb | 7:00pm | Auditorium | Musicians’ Showcase A chance to hear some of our top instrumentalists and singers perform in a formal concert setting. Tues 25 Feb | 3:00pm | Auditorium | Informal Recital A range of pieces from both Primary and Secondary students in a more relaxed, informal setting, providing the opportunity for the performers to showcase their skills, and get used to different aspects of performing.


Sun 1 Mar | 4:00pm | Primary Hall | Flute, Guitar and Recorder Concert A wonderful concert which highlights music through many genres, with students from Year 3 through to Year 13! Come and hear 100 students play a massed piece of music - who knew the recorder could sound this good! Fri 6 Mar | All Day | Community Strings Day An opportunity to make music with other string players and teachers in Abu Dhabi. This event will run over a full day culminating in a concert at the end to showcase the work and efforts of all the partcipants. Sun 8 Mar | 4:00pm | Primary Hall | Reeds Recital Reed instrumentalists playing across genres as soloists and in ensembles. This concert will include performances by our YMoG soloists - not to be missed! Tues 10 Mar | 6:00pm | Science Garden | Unplugged Concert An outdoor gig showcasing the rock & pop talent in the school. Come along to hear your favourite hits performed by our students and enjoy the huge and varied vocal and instrumental talent in Rock & Pop. Wed 11 Mar | 4:00pm | Auditorium | Informal Recital Our second informal recital of the term again enables students to gain important performance skills in front of a supportive audience. Tues 17 Mar | 2:45pm | Music Classroom | Scholars’ Talk: Mark Leppard Enjoying the high notes and surviving the low ones’. Mr Leppard will give a fascinating talk about adversity, facing challenges and driving through tough times for greater rewards. Wed 18 Mar | 4:00pm | Auditorium | Strings Recital A concert to showcase ensembles in the department from a chamber setting to a mass group covering music from different genres. A concert that will include students from beginners to the most advanced. Sun 22 Mar | 3:00pm | Primary Hall | Beginners’ Concert Students who are beginners after having had just a few lessons, are invited to perform for an audience to develop performance experience, right at the start of their musical journey. Wed 25 Mar | 7:00pm | Primary Hall | Senior End of Term Concert An opportunity to hear our Senior Ensembles perform a fantastic selection of pieces, originally written for Stage & Screen. It promises to be a night to remember!

All our events are free of charge, so please do come along to support our musicians! For more information please email:




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What's On Music - Spring Term 2019/2020  

What's On Music - Spring Term 2019/2020