July 29, 2014
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New Concert Finale song

Last term, the students voted for the Concert Finale song and whilst we all loved the idea of singing Firework, we all agreed that it was too hard to learn to sing. So we have a new song to learn in a short amount of time.

Watching the Voice kids has been an inspiration for many. So here is the official version from The Madden Brothers – We are done.

We hope you enjoy listening to our version as our concert finale song.

July 19, 2014
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Welcome to Term 3

We welcome Kate Llewellyn to our Specialist team for Term 3 whilst Melanie takes her well deserved Long Service Leave. Please come and say hello and introduce yourself to Kate next time you are at HWPS. We know the students will enjoy the music lessons Kate has prepared.

May 15, 2014
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Grade 3-6 Recorders

This term we will be picking up our recorders again. Recorders help students understand how to read music notation. It is also an introductory instrument that may inspire them to take up another instrument. (ABC music classes in woodwind, brass, percussion, guitar and keyboard and Cathy- violin are available at a fee at HWPS. See the office for further details and brochures).

Please ensure you have a recorder at school ready to go in week 6. If you need to purchase a recorder “Music Junction” in Camberwell has student recorders for $10. They also have a wide range of ukuleles. Just let them know you are from HWPS.

March 4, 2014
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The HWPS Ukulele Club

The Ukulele Club is up and running on Mondays at lunchtime in the P.A. room. This free club run by Melanie, is open to all students at HWPS. The wonderful grade 4’s that have been at the club for several years are helping to teach the very enthusiastic Foundation students who have joined.

The new members are learning C and F chord. They are learning Row, Row, Row Your Boat (C), Kookaburra Sits in the Old Gum Tree (C) and Frere Jacque (F).

The grade 4’s are also working on Riptide (Am/G/C/C), Roar (Bb/Cm/Gm/Eb) and Pricetag (F/Am/Dm/Bb).

November 13, 2013
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ABC Music Concert

Next Friday 22nd November the ABC Music students at HWPS are having a concert at 2pm in the Hall.
They have been working together to learn a variety of pieces. At HWPS we have students learning woodwind, brass, percussion, guitar and keyboard with ABC Music. (You can get a pamphlet at the office if you are interested). Keep practising at home everyone!

You can also learn violin with Cathy. (Please see the office for further details)

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