Interviewed Hitz FM MET10

Following her debut single launch on the 14th May 2020, Keira Costelloe will be interviewed today (28th June) on the Hitz FM MET10 show at 4 pm. Keira (Year 8) has 27,485 listeners on Spotify already and will be promoting her single Tell Me and viewers will be able to vote and create Malaysia’s weekly […]

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Summer Serenade | Prep Music

‘Celebrating Cultural Diversity through Music’ Summer Serenade 2020 Programme The Prep School Music Department has organised an online concert to mark the end to this Summer term and academic year 2019/2020. The concert, which took place on the 19th June at 5:30 pm, was the Department’s second online concert which featured over 30 pupils across […]

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Online Piano Soloists Competition 2020

Extraordinary times call for extraordinary efforts. Pupils at Marlborough are no strangers to going the extra mile to ensure excellence, and the 2020 Piano Soloists competition is testament to that. During the lockdown period, where possible, the instrumental music provision has continued, be it with ensemble rehearsals or simply the weekly lessons that pupils enjoy […]

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Keira Costelloe Debut Single

Marlborough College Malaysia pupil, Keira Costelloe has released her debut single “Tell Me” on 14th May 2020. In the space of just under three weeks, she has almost 45,000 streams on Spotify and multiple positive reviews from her peers in the music industry. It all began in early 2019 when Keira entered a music talent […]

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Chinese New Year Celebrations | MCM

The whole of MCM has been abuzz with activities and performances to welcome the Chinese New Year (Year of the Rat). The Prep pupils enjoyed many activities such as paper cutting, lantern making, singing Chinese songs and Chinese legend stories. In a cross-curriculum programme with Art, they made blue and white porcelain paper plates and […]

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Let’s Celebrate Music | Prep School

The theme chosen for the evening this year was ‘Let’s Celebrate Music’ and over 200 pupils from Years 2 to 8 took to the stage to perform music from across the world. Mixed groups of pupils danced, sang and played throughout the evening. We enjoyed lively Sega dancing from the Seychelles; a spectacular performance of […]

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Senior School Music Recital

It is always a joy to be able to showcase the work that musicians get up to in the Senior School.  We are incredibly lucky to have such a diverse collection of talent, and the concert that was held on the evening of 13th November was a wonderful way to be able to share this […]

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House Harmony 2019

Wykeham Hall once again hosted the annual House Harmony, our Senior School inter-House singing competition. This year we were treated to a variety of performances from across the decades with renditions of classic tunes by Billy Joel, Abba, The Beach Boys and Queen, as well as more current pieces from The Wanted and Florence and The […]

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House Shout 2019

The arrival of the House singing competitions always brings great excitement to the College and this year was no exception.  Each year, on the evening of the day of the competitions, we enjoy the House Shout, an affectionately named contest which by no means depicts the high quality of singing to which we are always […]

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Prep School Tea Concert

  The first Prep School Tea Concert of the year was a delightful performance of entertaining melodic voices and classical tunes. The concert took place on Friday, 11th October, showcasing 20 pupils from Prep School who performed beautifully. The repertoire represented a variety of music genres bringing out all forms of children’s musical styles, interest […]

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Summer Serenade 2019

The Summer Serenade Evening was held at the end of the Summer Term to celebrate the wonderful music that has filled our practice rooms throughout the 2018/2019 academic year. We are incredibly proud of what our young musicians have accomplished and were delighted to showcase their talent at this event. The first half of the […]

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Summer Term Tea Concert

Music has a power of forming the character and should therefore be introduced into the education of the young. (Aristotle) On Friday, 3rd May, the Prep School hosted its final Tea Concert of the academic year. Thirteen young musicians from our upper Prep year groups took to the stage in the Wykeham Hall to create a […]

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Piano Soloists Competition 2019

  A beautiful marbled red sky set over Marlborough College Malaysia on the evening of 1st May, an evening that by tradition in England is celebrated with singing and dancing at the end of a day-long May Day Spring holiday.  The beauty of the Malaysian sky was an appropriate accompaniment to our own May Day […]

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Treasure Island

During the last week of Lent Term Year 5 and 6 took to the high seas in search for buried treasure, for their production of Treasure Island. The tale started with Young Jim Hawkins being given a treasure map by a mysterious sailor and who then sets sail on an exciting adventure. Among the crew, however, […]

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Spring Concert

Thursday, 21st March, was the day for this year’s Spring Concert which fulfilled its promise to be a delightful and uplifting event showcasing hidden talents from our youngest Pre-Prep musicians and singers to the experienced Year 8 performers. The programme included music from the Baroque repertoire as well as pieces with a more jazzy and contemporary style. The […]

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Prep House Shout

The Prep House’s went back to the 80s in this year’s ‘House Shout’. The competition kicked off with Seymour singing the Wham classic ‘Wake Me Up Before You Go Go’ followed by Merlin belting out ‘Beat It’ by Michael Jackson. Hunt were up next with the Kenny Loggins hit ‘Footloose’ and Chichester brought Rick Astley […]

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GCSE Music Recital

The GCSE Music Recital took place on Wednesday 6th March.  This is a recital which also serves as the examination for the performance element of the Edexcel GCSE course that the pupils follow, and as such presents a large variety and contrast.  This certainly added to the enjoyment of the evening as we were given […]

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Matilda the Musical

On Saturday 23rd and Tuesday, 26th February, Prep and senior trips were made to Marina Bay Sands in Singapore to see the highly acclaimed Matilda the Musical.   Senior School Music and Drama Trip “It was a fantastic example of how music and theatre can engage an audience, and has given our exam pupils much […]

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Royal Support of Lee Hai Peng Art Exhibition for MCM Bursary Fund

Royal Support for Marlborough College Malaysia as it Launches Plans to Raise Bursary Funds for Malaysian Children ISKANDAR PUTERI:  Yayasan Warisan Johor will be the venue for a very special event on Thursday 21st February to mark the launch of Marlborough College Malaysia’s plans to raise funds to provide places for children from Malaysia at this prestigious school in Iskandar […]

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