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Flags Were Flying at the OC Night of the Proms


The inaugural OC Night of the Proms held last Friday evening was an outstanding success with hundreds of families attending and filling up the Somerset Centre court area.

Ormiston College Presents MARY POPPINS: THE BROADWAY MUSICAL


At OC Night of The Proms, the Headmaster revealed that Ormiston College will present MARY POPPINS: THE BROADWAY MUSICAL in 2019.

Music Eisteddfod Success


It has been a busy week in the Music Department this week with eisteddfod performances every night featuring our Strings and Choral students.

Ormiston College Junior School “on tour”


On Thursday 21st June, an enthusiastic group of students packed their bags to go “on tour” in the Redlands area.

A harmonious way to start the year - our annual Music Camp


A total of 83 young musicians arrived at the beautiful Queensland Conference and Camping Centre in Brookfield. All were ready and eager to participate in rehearsals, workshops and team-building games plus the enjoyment of making music together.

OC students spread the Christmas spirit!


Once again, our OC Singers have spread Christmas cheer in the local community.

Students shine at OC Music annual night of nights!


The program, entitled ‘Folklorica’, was designed to inspire, enliven, and entertain!

OCTAVE wow at AUSACA


​On 8 September the Ormiston College OCATVE ensemble consisting of Alena Olds, Chiara Gay, Emily Pearson, Molly Snaylam, Kyle Bryant, Matthew Garnett, Thomas Whyte and Fraser Todd, made their way down to Melbourne in order to compete in the AUSACA 2017 Australian A Cappella Awards. This festival saw the best school a cappella groups from around the country battle it out to be crowned the AUSACA Australian A Cappella Champions.

OC hosts GuitarFest


The festival brought together guitarists from the local community, as well as our own students, where they were mentored and inspired by two outstanding professionals.

So Let Us Sing!


The Lingo Lin Performing Arts Theatre was transformed as Singing for Your Supper proved to be an evening of sumptuous food and musical magic.

OC students shine at Redlands Eisteddfod


Wow! What a wonderful selection of music activities and achievements!

Secondary Choral Camp Success


The Coolum hills were filled with the sound of music from Friday 14 July to Sunday 16 July as students from the Ormiston College Chorale went to choral camp.

Outstanding Choral Performances at Queensland Youth Music Awards


Three enthusiastic choral groups took up the challenge to represent Ormiston College at the recent QYMA festival.

‘Enchanted Journeys’ provided an evening of magical music


‘Enchanted Journeys’, was designed to take the audience on a trip from the plains of Africa to the Land of Oz, and far-off Galaxies.

Amazing honour for OCTAVE


OCTAVE – a special Vocal Project Group consisting primarily of Year 11 and Year 12 Classroom Music students recently enjoyed a whirlwind 24-hour adventure in Melbourne at the National Semi-finals and Finals of the Australian A Cappella Awards - AUSACA.

Yardbirds at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music


Yardbirds, Ormiston College’s premium saxophone ensemble, recently participated in the Open Age Group section of the annual Clarinet and Saxophone Society competition which was held at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music – Opera Space.

Ormiston College Choir at Service for Vietnam Veterans


​On 18 August, a small group of students from the Ormiston College Chamber Singers Choir attended the Vietnam Veterans Service at the Hemmant Cemetery. The official ceremony was compered by Allen Callaghan, the National Media Officer for the National Servicemen’s Association of Australia (NSAA), which included an address by the Lord Mayor of Brisbane, Graham Quirk.

A Weekend of Music for Ormiston College Choral Program Students


Over the weekend from Friday 22 July through to Sunday 24 July, members of the Secondary School Choral Program journeyed to Brookfield for an intensive weekend of choral workshops.

SAY NO TO BULLYING Middle School Cup Grand Final


The ‘Say no to bullying’ Middle School Cup is an anticipated event on the College calendar. At this year’s Grand Final, the Middle School joined as one to witness a play off between ‘Ivory Coast’ and ‘Cook Islands’.

Ormiston College Music Tour to Europe


On Friday 17 June, a group of 21 music students from Years 8 to 12 embarked on a trip of a lifetime as participants of the Ormiston College 2016 Music Tour to Europe. The itinerary comprised what is ostensibly a pilgrimage to the cradle of Western Civilization’s musical heritage – Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic.

OC Singers win gold at Queensland Youth Music Awards


OC Singers awarded 90 points and a Gold Award!

Introducing our new Music Tutors for 2016


This year we welcome two new Music Tutors to our team: Dr John Varney and Mr David Freisberg.

OC Singers bring Christmas cheer to the Redlands


​Every year the Ormiston College Singers spread the joy of Christmas to the Redlands community on their annual Christmas Community Tour.

A spectacular Music Gala night


The College community gathered together on Friday 23 October for an enjoyable evening at the annual Music Gala event.

Subito Strings take first place at Redlands Eisteddfod


Congratulations to all of our ensembles who performed in the Redlands Eisteddfod. The music making was of a very high standard and it was great to see so many of our students and their families and supporters in attendance.

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