Music

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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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MCM Rocks 2015

The College held its very first rock show at the weekend called MCM Rocks 2015. The 12 different acts brought together a wealth of talent from across the Senior School. There were established groups that have been run as school activities; as well as pupils who have taken it upon themselves to put something together […]

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BBC Singers

We were delighted to welcome Edward Goater, full-time member of the BBC Singers, to the College on Wednesday 11th March. The BBC Singers are one of the only full-time professional choirs in the world, and as such, are in extraordinarily high demand due to their phenomenal skills in being able to perform a very wide […]

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Sunday Speaker – Mr Ben De Haldevang

Mr Ben De Haldevang gave a very enlightening talk this morning, particularly for those ignorant of jazz. He highlighted the Basin Street Blues classic from its origins in the deep South of USA in the 1920s through its metamorphosis by Louis Armstrong, a bleaker Miles Davis version, all the way to James Morrison’s incredible performance […]

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Carol Concert 2014

On Sunday 14th December, Common Room, parents and pupils filled the Dining Hall for the Carol Concert. Before the celebration started we were treated to some beautiful music from the choirs and the Baroque Ensemble. The Master and Venerable Edward John, Archdeacon of Johor Bahru welcomed the congregation before everyone stood to sing Once in […]

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Senior School Drama and Music Showcase

Parents, pupils and beaks were treated to two hours of exceptional entertainment in the annual end of Michaelmas term Drama and Music Showcase. The evening began with the orchestra playing a Christmas adaptation of Vangelis’s Chariots of Fire followed by an excerpt from Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest. These contrasting but beautifully prepared […]

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House Harmony and House Shout Competitions

The completion of the first half of Michaelmas is celebrated with two musical competitions, the House Harmony and the House Unison Song Competition, also known as the House Shout. The Harmony was a closely contested affair with our distinguished adjudicator, Ms Kim Kelly, finding it challenging to find the winner. In the end, Wallace, the […]

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Prize Day 2014

The second Marlborough College Malaysia Prize Day took place on the final morning of term. The day started with an early morning thunder storm and torrential rain but, thankfully, had completely blown over by the time the seven hundred attendees arrived for the event in the sports hall. Mr John Manser, Chairman of Council, and […]

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Bugsy Malone Prep School Production

The MCM Senior School Drama Hall was transformed into a prohibition speakeasy for the Prep School performances of Bugsy Malone on 26th and 27th June 2014. Bugsy Malone (Ijah Ofon) has a whirlwind adventure while delving into the New York underground scene in the 1920s. He has some close calls with two rival gangs, led […]

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The Warisan Johor dancers vist MCM

The Warisan Johor dancers and musicians visited the College and gave two performances to packed audiences in the Drama Hall on Wednesday 11th June. Presenting a number of traditional Malaysian dances, those present witnessed athleticism, co-ordination, precision and skilful dancing delivered at a fast and furious pace in beautiful costumes, which resulted in rapturous applause […]

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