Music

Prep Music Recital

The Prep School Music department was buzzing with adrenaline, excitement and much anticipation at 5.00pm on Wednesday 28th November – our end of term Music Recital was about to start.  We had over 80 pupils from Year 3 to Year 8 getting ready to perform.  Once again our young musicians were outstanding in the way […]

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Prep Tea Concert

  What a fantastic afternoon we have just had at the Prep.  We were treated by pupils in Year 7 and Year 8 to a real musical feast that included the most interesting and wonderfully performed selection of pieces.  We heard solo performances for percussion, piano, violin and voice as well as a groovy Jazz […]

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Kranji Remembrance Day Service 2018

On Sunday 11th November the boarding community, Common Room and MCM families joined, dignitaries, military personnel and religious leaders at Kranji War Memorial in Singapore for the annual Remembrance Day service. This year’s service marked exactly 100 years to the day since the First World War ended, with the signing of an armistice which came into effect at 11 […]

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Inter-House Singing Competitions

The annual inter-House singing competitions took place last Tuesday, and they certainly did not fail to impress.  Taking place in the Wykeham Hall, these competitions proved to match the grandeur of their setting without any problem.  Every member of the assembled audience felt sorry for this year’s adjudicator, Peter Huang from the Singaporean A Cappella […]

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MCM Rocks

The theme for the 2018 Rock Show was that of Grunge.  The genre which dominated the musical tastes throughout the 1990s is still influencing the music of today, and the impact of this was clearly evident through the performances of more than 120 Marlburians representing every year group of the Senior School, as well as […]

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Senior School Lunchtime Concert

The first lunchtime concert of the academic year took place today in the Morris Gallery. There was a healthy amount of support for the six Senior School pupils who performed. We were treated to Chopin’s ‘Grande Valse Brilliante’ which had been performed at the Johor Bahru piano festival only last weekend; ‘Sunrise on the Matterhorn’ […]

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Instrumental Music Lesson Taster Evening

Wednesday 29th August 2018 saw an Instrumental Music Taster Evening take place in the Green Hall in the Pre-Prep School. The Taster Evening gave pupils the chance to try out a number of musical instruments: they could then see which instrument appealed to them most, with a fantastic range on offer. Pupils were able to […]

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Prize Day 2018

Around 800 people attended this year’s Prize Day, in the Wykeham Hall, which was resplendent with floral decorations and glittering cups and awards, marking the formal end to the 2017-18 academic year. Council members, parents and friends were treated to performances from the College Orchestra, the Preparatory School Chamber Choir and Orchestra and a wonderful […]

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Creative Music Workshop

More than 120 pupils in the Prep School between Years 6 to 8 participated in a large-scale creative music workshop led by acclaimed workshop leader, Filipe Sousa. In these sessions, pupils were given the opportunity to write their own music before performing it in front of an audience as part of a large ensemble.  This then […]

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