Music

Summer Term Tea Concert

Music has a power of forming the character and should therefore be introduced into the education of the young. (Aristotle) On Friday, 3rd May, the Prep School hosted its final Tea Concert of the academic year. Thirteen young musicians from our upper Prep year groups took to the stage in the Wykeham Hall to create a […]

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Piano Soloists Competition 2019

  A beautiful marbled red sky set over Marlborough College Malaysia on the evening of 1st May, an evening that by tradition in England is celebrated with singing and dancing at the end of a day-long May Day Spring holiday.  The beauty of the Malaysian sky was an appropriate accompaniment to our own May Day […]

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Treasure Island

During the last week of Lent Term Year 5 and 6 took to the high seas in search for buried treasure, for their production of Treasure Island. The tale started with Young Jim Hawkins being given a treasure map by a mysterious sailor and who then sets sail on an exciting adventure. Among the crew, however, […]

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Spring Concert

Thursday, 21st March, was the day for this year’s Spring Concert which fulfilled its promise to be a delightful and uplifting event showcasing hidden talents from our youngest Pre-Prep musicians and singers to the experienced Year 8 performers. The programme included music from the Baroque repertoire as well as pieces with a more jazzy and contemporary style. The […]

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Prep House Shout

The Prep House’s went back to the 80s in this year’s ‘House Shout’. The competition kicked off with Seymour singing the Wham classic ‘Wake Me Up Before You Go Go’ followed by Merlin belting out ‘Beat It’ by Michael Jackson. Hunt were up next with the Kenny Loggins hit ‘Footloose’ and Chichester brought Rick Astley […]

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GCSE Music Recital

The GCSE Music Recital took place on Wednesday 6th March.  This is a recital which also serves as the examination for the performance element of the Edexcel GCSE course that the pupils follow, and as such presents a large variety and contrast.  This certainly added to the enjoyment of the evening as we were given […]

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Matilda the Musical

On Saturday 23rd and Tuesday, 26th February, Prep and senior trips were made to Marina Bay Sands in Singapore to see the highly acclaimed Matilda the Musical.   Senior School Music and Drama Trip “It was a fantastic example of how music and theatre can engage an audience, and has given our exam pupils much […]

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Royal Support of Lee Hai Peng Art Exhibition for MCM Bursary Fund

Royal Support for Marlborough College Malaysia as it Launches Plans to Raise Bursary Funds for Malaysian Children ISKANDAR PUTERI:  Yayasan Warisan Johor will be the venue for a very special event on Thursday 21st February to mark the launch of Marlborough College Malaysia’s plans to raise funds to provide places for children from Malaysia at this prestigious school in Iskandar […]

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AIMS Secondary Orchestra and Choir Festival

A selection of MCM’s finest musicians joined over 150 musicians from five other schools belonging to the Association of Malaysian International Schools (AIMS) to take part in the first AIMS Secondary Orchestra and Choir Festival, held at the International School, Park City.  The festival was a wonderful experience for all involved, and pupils were put […]

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IB Music Recital

We were treated to an outstanding evening of music on Tuesday 12th February.  Two IB musicians from the Upper 6th performed music ranging from the lyrical melodies of Beethoven’s piano music, to the more experimental sounds of Bass Guitar music by Jaco Pastorius.  The IB Diploma Music programme requires pupils to be informed performers, demonstrating not only […]

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