Music

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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Sungai Melayu Music Workshop

On Tuesday, 6th February, pupils involved in Outreach hosted 19 pupils from Sungai Melayu for a music workshop, in what has now become a yearly event. This year, we were given the opportunity to devise and create music using various tuned and untuned percussion instruments, working on call-and-response rhythms and simple chord progressions. The morning’s […]

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Prep School Lunchtime Concert

On Friday, 26th January, pupils and beaks in the Prep Dining Hall were treated to some live music while enjoying their lunch, as they were entertained and serenaded by seven Year 6-8 pupils at the first lunchtime concert of 2018. This was the first in a new series of monthly outdoor lunchtime concerts, which are designed to give pupils the opportunity […]

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Lower Prep Christmas Showcase

The Prep School Year 3 and 4 Christmas Showcase was a delightful culmination of what had been taking place in pupils’ Music and Drama lessons throughout the Michaelmas term. The first half saw a number of very talented Year 3 and 4 instrumental and voice soloists perform and all our Year 3 pupils took part in […]

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Carol Service 2017

On the evening of Sunday 10th of December the College community gathered in Wykeham Hall to celebrate the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, heralding the advent of Christmas with readings about the nativity and hearty congregational carol-singing. The traditional format of the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols presented the opportunity for both Senior […]

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Prep School Outreach Trip to the Calvary Victory Centre

On Tuesday, 14 November, singers from the Prep School Treble Choir spent the morning at Calvary Victory Centre in Skudai as part of their MCM Outreach activity. Calvary Victory Centre (CVC) is a specialist education and training centre that caters to individuals living with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Staff and volunteers at CVC run and […]

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Remembrance Assembly

The Senior School’s annual Remembrance Assembly took place on Wednesday 8th November.  The Master gave a powerful introduction highlighting the contribution made by major Public Schools to the First World War, including Marlborough College UK. Pupils presented on a number of Old Marlburians who were amongst the 749 individuals who lost their life from Marlborough […]

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Prep School Recital

On Tuesday, 7 November, the Wykeham Hall hosted the first Prep School recital of the academic year. More than 90 performers, ranging from Year 4 to Year 8, celebrated the performing arts at MCM, with 21 performances of music, drama and dance. Notable highlights of the evening included a rousing performance of the gospel standard Shackles; a classical performance of Vivaldi’s Spring from The Four Seasons […]

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House Shout 2017

The House Shout for the boarding houses becomes more impressive every year.  In fact, this year, the Prep School Houses of Iskandar and Taylor were so incredibly impressive that they tied, another first for the singing competitions at MCM!  The songs performed by Iskandar and Taylor were Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah’, and Imagine Dragon’s ‘Thunder’ respectively. […]

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