Music

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Kranji Remembrance Service Singapore

Sunday 13th November saw the annual Kranji Remembrance Service held in Singapore, attended by boarders and beaks of MCM. Despite the need for a very early start, the Marlborough community arrived at the Kranji War Memorial to see the combined choirs of Dulwich, Tanglin and Marlborough College, accompanied by the Marlborough string quartet, sing at […]

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Prep School Music Recital Michaelmas Term

This term’s Music Recital took place under sunny skies as pupils, parents and beaks gathered at the Drama Hall Courtyard for an afternoon of choral music, violin duets, drum and bass rhythms and more. The Melbourne Tour Choir, back from the Music Tour over the half term holiday, opened the first half of the recital […]

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Prep School Music Tour to Melbourne

The Prep School embarked on its inaugural Music tour to Melbourne over the half term break last month. It was a 5-day itinerary of performing and sight-seeing, and the group was made up of 36 singers and instrumentalists ranging from Year 5 to Shell. Over the course of the tour, the Choir performed at St […]

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MCM Rocks! The Beatles

Saturday 1st October saw the second MCM Rocks! concert take to the stage. The Beatles themed concert was a great success, with over fifty pupils performing to a packed Drama Hall. The concert began with an arrangement of ‘Help!’ sung by the College Choir and accompanied by the College Orchestra, who then went on to […]

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Prep School Music Workshops

Over the final week of term, our Upper Prep pupils ended the academic year with an ambitious musical project with the aim of putting on a showcase for their end-of-year celebration assembly. This was done under the guidance of workshop leader Filipe Sousa, who visited from London and was previously at MCM in January carrying […]

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Pre-Prep Music Recital May 2016

The Prep School held their annual Pre-Prep Musical Showcase this week, involving every single pupil from Reception to Year 2, in the Green Hall. Audiences were taken on a half-hour journey of the different seasons through song, percussion and solo performances, highlighting the cycle of life and the significance of belonging. Particularly commendable were our […]

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Prep School Music Recital May 2016

The Prep School held their last music recital of the academic year with a slight variation in the venue – it took place in the amphitheatre outside the Senior School Drama Hall. What seemed like an overly-bold idea during its stages of conception proved to be a brilliant one, as parents, pupils and beaks moved […]

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Piano Competition Final 2016

The final of the Piano Soloists Competition took place on Friday 29th April. Six of the College’s pianists played pieces which even the judge, Dr Christine Tan – a lecturer at the Institute of Music at UCSI University, Kuala Lumpur – labelled as extremely challenging. The talent displayed was outstanding, and the competition extremely tight. […]

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Prep School Music Recital

On the evening of Thursday 3rd March the LRC was transformed into an intimate performance space where pupils from various ages across the Prep School were given the chance to share their musical progress on stage for their friends, family and beaks. This term’s Music Recital saw 26 soloists and two choirs perform a wide […]

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Carol Concert 2015

On Sunday 13th December, Common Room, parents, pupils and friends filled the Dining Hall for the College Carol Service. Before the celebration started we were treated to some beautiful music from the Wind Band, the String Quartet and the Choirs. The Master welcomed the congregation and explained the origin of the service of lessons and […]

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