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Music Ensembles


Music is a much loved part of life at The Scots School.  Our vibrant Music Department has a reputation for excellence, of which we are very proud.

  • We nurture the ability of any student interested in Music
  • Around half of the school takes part in musical ensembles
  • Our peripatetic teachers are highly qualified and have very productive studios

Superb Teaching
Our Head of Department, Mrs Denise Garland has been with The Scots School for 12 years.

Talented musicians can audition for a music scholarship. 
For further information please refer to our Enrolments Page.

The Scots School has a number of Music Ensembles for Students.  These include:
  • String Ensemble
  • Concert Ensemble
  • Orchestra 
  • Jazz Band
  • Choir
  • Pipes and Drums
Ensemble Times
Stage Band
Monday 3.30-5.00pm Concert/Orchestra Ensemble (Years 5-12)
8.00-8.45am Senior Choir
Wednesday 3.30-4.45pm Pipes and Drums

Private Music Lessons

Private Music lessons can be arranged to be at school from 8am to 5pm each day in a variety of instruments. Teachers are well qualified and some are from the Mitchell Conservatorium of Music.

Lessons are usually for half an hour and accounts are sent by the individual teachers or Mitchell Conservatorium.

Instruments can be hired from the school. All students who have private lessons are encouraged to be part of an ensemble. Music Ensembles at The Scots School are: Orchestra, Concert Ensemble, String Ensemble, Stage Band and Choir.

Further details and application forms are available from Mrs Denise Garland, Director of Music.

Pipes and Drums lessons are available in Year 6 and 7. Further details available from Mr Gill MacKenzie.

Reception: 02 6331 2766
The Scots School Bathurst
4173 O’Connell Road
The Scots School Lithgow
Pre-Kindergarten to Year 6
1 Col Drewe Drive

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