VSPA Victorian School of Performing Arts

Performing Arts

Welcome to the 2020 School Year and another exciting season for Performing Arts at St Margaret’s and Berwick Grammar School.

St Margaret’s and Berwick Grammar School is a leading institution in the Performing Arts in Australia. It provides a holistic Performing Arts education for students including unique co-curricular performance opportunities. With a strong classroom curriculum, a flourishing instrumental music program and a comprehensive ensemble program, the school focuses on the development of the next generation of musicians, actors, dancers and creative young people.

Embodied with within the Performing Arts program, all students will learn, understand and outwork the school values of Courage, Curiosity, Character and Respect

Performing Arts in the Classroom Curriculum

Pre-Prep to Year 6, Classroom Music (core for all students)
Year 2 to Year 6 Choral Program (core for all students)
Year 2 and 3 String Program
Year 5 Concert Band Program
Year 7 Music and Drama (core for all students)
Year 8 Music and Drama (core for all students)
Year 9 Music Performance and Drama Elective Subjects
Year 10 Music and Drama Elective Subjects
VCE Units 1 to 4 in Music Performance and Theatre Studies

Performing Arts in the Co-Curricular Program

Instrumental and Voice Lessons with leading sessional vocal and instrumental staff
Drama Classes with leading sessional staff
Dance Opportunities and workshops with leading sessional staff
Ensemble Program including:

  • Symphony Orchestra
  • Wind Symphony
  • String Orchestra
  • Vocal Ensembles and Choirs
  • Big Band
  • Various Chamber Ensembles

Junior and Senior School Productions
Southern Independent Schools program – Drama, Theatre Sports and Music Performances
Stage Craft Experiences, working across all Performing Arts events

On behalf of the staff, students and community, we look forward to welcoming you to one of our many events, concerts and performances this year.

Mr Marten Visser
Director of Music
St Margaret’s and Berwick Grammar School

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