Mac.Rob has a long standing tradition of music education and musical participation. Music, in various ways, is an integral aspect of the life of the girls at all year levels. Mac.Rob wishes to offer every student an opportunity to experience music in the best possible way.
The Mac.Rob Music Program has three distinct branches:
Mac.Rob offers every student an opportunity to apply for instrumental tuition for:
most orchestral and band instruments
acoustic and electric guitar
voice (traditional and contemporary).
Annual music events include:
Autumn, Winter (combined with MHS) & Spring Concerts
soirees for Wind, String, Voice & Piano
whole school massed singing and orchestra at Speech Night.
There are numerous other concerts throughout the year which involve smaller ensembles and soloists, within and outside the school. Student leadership is supported and events organised by student leaders and the student music committee include Music Week, Jazz Night, Spicks & Specks and various other fund raising efforts.
Music events occur regularly throughout the year, including:
Summer Prom & Music Students/Parents Info Night
Friends of Music meeting
ANZAC service at Shrine
Music Week @ MacRob
Autumn Concerto Concert
MHS/MacRob Jazz Night
South Street Competitions (Ballarat)
Open Orchestra Rehearsal (Student leaders)
Speech Night at Melbourne Town Hall
Music Student Leaders end of year celebration