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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AIMS Secondary Orchestra and Choir Festival

A selection of MCM’s finest musicians joined over 150 musicians from five other schools belonging to the Association of Malaysian International Schools (AIMS) to take part in the first AIMS Secondary Orchestra and Choir Festival, held at the International School, Park City.  The festival was a wonderful experience for all involved, and pupils were put […]

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IB Music Recital

We were treated to an outstanding evening of music on Tuesday 12th February.  Two IB musicians from the Upper 6th performed music ranging from the lyrical melodies of Beethoven’s piano music, to the more experimental sounds of Bass Guitar music by Jaco Pastorius.  The IB Diploma Music programme requires pupils to be informed performers, demonstrating not only […]

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Lent Term Tea Concert

We were all incredibly excited as we opened our first Recital of the Lent term concert season at MCM Preparatory School on Friday 25th January 2019.   It was another resounding success for our young musicians who once again treated us all to a wonderful afternoon of music.  The variety of the programme was a true reflection of the musical talent […]

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Lights, Camel, Action!

This year’s Nativity, ‘Lights, Camel Action’, tells the story of the Nativity through the modern medium of a reality show. Join the jam-packed cast of Nativity celebrities as they celebrate Jesus’ birth with a dazzling song and dance show judged by The Donkey, The Innkeeper’s Wife and Caesar Augustus.  

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Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

On Sunday 9th December in the evocative chill of the air conditioning, the Wykeham Hall assumed a festive air with traditional decorations, the promise of mince pies and mulled wine. A packed congregation joined over 100 boys and girls from the College’s choirs and orchestras as Marlborough College Malaysia celebrated its Festival of Nine Lessons […]

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The Nativity

  The Nativity was performed by the pupils in Pre-School and Reception. The children were delighted to share the stage with Mrs Stevens, telling the traditional story of the first Christmas. The Early Years children at Marlborough College Malaysia, our youngest learners, came together to remind us all of the true meaning of Christmas.   […]

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Prep Music Recital

The Prep School Music department was buzzing with adrenaline, excitement and much anticipation at 5.00pm on Wednesday 28th November – our end of term Music Recital was about to start.  We had over 80 pupils from Year 3 to Year 8 getting ready to perform.  Once again our young musicians were outstanding in the way […]

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Prep Tea Concert

  What a fantastic afternoon we have just had at the Prep.  We were treated by pupils in Year 7 and Year 8 to a real musical feast that included the most interesting and wonderfully performed selection of pieces.  We heard solo performances for percussion, piano, violin and voice as well as a groovy Jazz […]

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Kranji Remembrance Day Service 2018

On Sunday 11th November the boarding community, Common Room and MCM families joined, dignitaries, military personnel and religious leaders at Kranji War Memorial in Singapore for the annual Remembrance Day service. This year’s service marked exactly 100 years to the day since the First World War ended, with the signing of an armistice which came into effect at 11 […]

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Inter-House Singing Competitions

The annual inter-House singing competitions took place last Tuesday, and they certainly did not fail to impress.  Taking place in the Wykeham Hall, these competitions proved to match the grandeur of their setting without any problem.  Every member of the assembled audience felt sorry for this year’s adjudicator, Peter Huang from the Singaporean A Cappella […]

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MCM Rocks

The theme for the 2018 Rock Show was that of Grunge.  The genre which dominated the musical tastes throughout the 1990s is still influencing the music of today, and the impact of this was clearly evident through the performances of more than 120 Marlburians representing every year group of the Senior School, as well as […]

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Senior School Lunchtime Concert

The first lunchtime concert of the academic year took place today in the Morris Gallery. There was a healthy amount of support for the six Senior School pupils who performed. We were treated to Chopin’s ‘Grande Valse Brilliante’ which had been performed at the Johor Bahru piano festival only last weekend; ‘Sunrise on the Matterhorn’ […]

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Instrumental Music Lesson Taster Evening

Wednesday 29th August 2018 saw an Instrumental Music Taster Evening take place in the Green Hall in the Pre-Prep School. The Taster Evening gave pupils the chance to try out a number of musical instruments: they could then see which instrument appealed to them most, with a fantastic range on offer. Pupils were able to […]

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Prize Day 2018

Around 800 people attended this year’s Prize Day, in the Wykeham Hall, which was resplendent with floral decorations and glittering cups and awards, marking the formal end to the 2017-18 academic year. Council members, parents and friends were treated to performances from the College Orchestra, the Preparatory School Chamber Choir and Orchestra and a wonderful […]

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Creative Music Workshop

More than 120 pupils in the Prep School between Years 6 to 8 participated in a large-scale creative music workshop led by acclaimed workshop leader, Filipe Sousa. In these sessions, pupils were given the opportunity to write their own music before performing it in front of an audience as part of a large ensemble.  This then […]

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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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