Welcome to the Chisnallwood music site.
The main links are on the bar at the left. (or if you’re reading this on a mobile device, the dots … at the bottom right)
Sign up here for music lessons for 2014! (Most enrolments will happen in the first 2 weeks of term)
Sign up here for Music Theory Club (Fridays after school)
What can you learn?
We have 15 specialist itinerant teachers who can teach you:
violin, cello, bass, guitar (classical, acoustic, electric, bass), drums, saxophone, clarinet, flute, trombone, trumpet, piano, keyboard, vocals….
Students should watch the daily notices at school for sign up meetings or auditions for performance groups.
Wondering when the groups practice? Check out the timetable
Click here if you would like to SPONSOR a student to learn an instrument!
Feedback perform their 6 minute 2013 BandQuest set at Talent Quest on Nov 23
SOMUSIC (previously called Lenker Music) are offering a discount coupon to students who purchase from their website! And as well as the discount, the Chisnallwood Music department get a small credit for later use!
This coupon is valid until the end of 2013. The coupon number is CWOODXX
YOU CAN ORDER THE 2012 SCHOOL PRODUCTION DVD by clicking here!! Just $10 (delivered)
Track 4 from the 2012 Jazz CD
March 19 Jazz bands to play for Japanese farewell 6pm
Sat March 23rd Jazz Bands combines 2012, 2013 to play for Avondale event at AVondale park. 3.30pm-4.15pm
Sunday April 7th Ukulele Band to perform at Variety Concert 2pm
“Big Mash” from Itinerant Night 1
CONGRATULATIONS to the Chisnallwood Rock bands for picking up 3 awards at BandQuest – best musicianship, best lyrics and best original song. All four bands gave stunning performances -Well done to all 25 students!. Check out the Rockbands page for details.
CONGRATULATIONS to the Chisnallwood Jazz Big band and Combo for getting a Special Adjudicator’s award at the NZSM Jazz festival in August!
CONGRATULATIONS to the Chisnallwood Jazz Big band and Combo for both getting GOLD AWARDS at jazzQuest 2012!
CONGRATULATIONS TO “TRUE CULTURE” for winning first-equal place at Smokefree Pacifica Beats and to Jireh Komene for winning the Smokefree Mana Wahine award!
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOUR FANTASTIC CHISSY ROCK BANDS WHO PLAYED AT ROCKQUEST! All played fantastically!
Special congratulations to the band 50-50 who made it through to the regional finals! Please go and support them on June 17th!
|Band members, sound techs and radio trainees enjoyed their time with the DRU mobile recording unit May 31 2012|
|Jeff Fulton (Play it Strange) with some of the Hook-line-and-singalong singers of Chisnallwood May 31 2012|
IT’s MAY – NZ MUSIC MONTH!!
Congratulations to the 6 classes who won the NZ music competition and won posters!!
On May 31st 12 noon we will sing “21 degrees in the shade” along with many others from NZ. We will have a house sing-off so get learning!
The song can be found on the “hook line and sing-along” page (click here).
“Rhythm Interactive” visited us at Chisnallwood
|2012 Chisnallwood Production|
Photos from the Production Dress rehearsal of “Beauty Is A Beast”
Congratulations to Cold Evolution for getting 1st place at the Christchurch regional BANDQUEST
Congratulations to Rock Harmony for getting “best original song” for their song “Spotlight”
Congratulations to the Chisnallwood Ukes for getting third place in UKEQUEST
JazzQuest Congratulations to the school jazz bands’ five awards
Matthew Howes – Best guitarist
Ella Dunbar-Wilcox’s “Just Won’t Do” – most promising composition
Big Band – Silver Award
Combo – Gold Award
Combo – Best Combo
Full results are on the jazz band page
Congratulations to the four bands who played at Rockquest and to Cold Evolution who made it through to the Regional Finals!
Links to photos can be found on the rock band page
The “For teachers” page (on the left) has some helpful info on how to support ourselves as well as PD opportunities.