Music

Prep School Music Recital June

The evening of Thursday, 7th June, saw performers take to the Wykeham Hall stage for the last Prep School recital of the academic year. Both the Chamber and Pre-Prep choirs also performed, the former having just returned from a successful performance tour in Hong Kong. The Pre-Prep choir capped off a very busy inaugural year […]

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Hong Kong Music and Drama Performance Tour

On the early morning of Saturday, 26th May, thirty-nine pupils set off for Hong Kong on a five-day music and drama performance tour. On offer was a thoroughly diverse itinerary, which included workshops on stage combat and African drumming and a theatre visit to watch the Tony Award-winning musical Evita. The highlight of the tour […]

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MCM piano competition 2018

The fifth MCM piano competition gave us an evening of wonderful music performed by four of our most talented pianists.  The repertoire served a range of tastes: Chopin’s ‘Ballade No.1 in G Minor; Op.23’, Brahms’ ‘Rhapsody No.2 in G Minor, Op.79’; Debussy’s ‘Doctor Gradus Ad Parnassum’; and Gershwin’s three ‘Preludes’ kept the audience intently engaged […]

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Guzheng Performance

On the 18th of April, Marlborough College Malaysia was delighted to welcome a group of professional Guzheng (Chinese zither) players from Beijing to perform traditional Chinese music, which ranged in both style and difficulty. Formally invited to Johor by the Johor Centre of the Arts and FGS HsingMa Temple, the group comprised Ms Ai Hong Jin, […]

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M-Factor – Pre-Prep Talent Show

On Friday, 27th of March, the Pre-Prep had their annual talent show and this year it was appropriately known as the ‘M-Factor’.  All of the houses were represented in true style, with a large variety of performances. Tap dancing, singing and Kung Fu were just some of the talents demonstrated during the hour-long show.  Having […]

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Pre-Prep Lunchtime Concert

Onn Tuesday, 27 March, pupils in the Pre-Prep enjoyed a lunchtime concert for the first time, with the library hosting the Pre-Prep choir and six Prep musicians, who treated some of our youngest pupils to a fine selection of live music. This was a great opportunity for the younger pupils in the Prep School to be inspired and entertained by the older ones. […]

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Prep School Lent Term Music Recital

On the evening of Monday, 19th March, more than 110 pupils from the Prep School ranging from Years 3 to 8 went on the stage and performed at the Lent term music recital, showcasing a wide repertoire ranging from Schumann to Adele. Three different form classes also each presented an ensemble piece, a culmination of what they have been working on during their Music […]

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GCSE Music Recital

The College community was treated to the second of the Senior School Music recitals of the Lent term on the evening of the 6th February. Twenty-two of the current Music GCSE pupils performed a programme of twenty-seven pieces to an audience which filled the LRC. The talent of the pupils was evident from the challenging […]

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Prep School Lunchtime Concert

This month’s Prep School lunchtime concert highlighted a number of our talented violinists, who together put on some great violin repertoire to entertain our pupils as they had their lunch in the dining hall. The class of 8HM also performed as a combined percussion ensemble, showcasing the practical skills they have been developing in their Music lessons so far in the Lent […]

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IB Music Recital

The IB recital has been one of the most anticipated events of the term so far. We are fortunate to have some outstanding musicians in our LVI and UVI years, and they did not fail to impress us this evening. The evening began with a gripping performance of Sungha Jung’s ‘Flaming’ played on the acoustic […]

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