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First Lego League Robotics Challengers

Date: November 22, 2016

Suncoast Robotics has had yet another successful year and expanded to include students from Years 3 – 10 who have

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Chatterboxes Speech Pathology Services in 2017

Date: November 21, 2016

Our wonderful consultant Speech Therapist from Chatterboxes Speech Pathology Services, Ms Rebecca Harris, will be moving to Brisbane at the

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Sienna Wins Runner-Up in Robotics Competition

Date: November 21, 2016

Congratulations to Sienna Higgins who has been awarded Runner-up in the Stockland Robotics’s competition in association with Young Innovator’s Day.

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Suncoast Community Garden Launch Party

Date: November 8, 2016

Calling all green thumbs! We are delighted to invite all families to the launch of an exciting new initiative on

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Year 6 Strength & Shine Program

Date: November 8, 2016

Throughout this last semester, we have been facilitating two courses which are specifically targeted at Year 6 students as they navigate

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Secondhand Uniform Stall

Date: November 8, 2016

P&F Secondhand Uniform Stall will be held on Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30 November, behind the Common (across from the

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Telephone Main: 07 5451 3600

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Primary Office: 07 5451 3652

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Contact Us

Email: info@suncoastcc.qld.edu.au

Telephone Main: 07 5451 3600

International: + 61 7 5451 3600

Facsimile: 07 5442 2212


Absentee Line: 07 5451 3602

Primary Office: 07 5451 3652

Secondary Office: 07 5451 3628

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SunArts – Creative & Performing Arts

" To express your deepest emotions through music is one of the greatest gifts of life… " Ken Bowden, SunArts Program Director

At Suncoast, Primary and Secondary students pursue their love of music and performing arts through the SunArts Program attending a range of individual or shared lessons from Contemporary Voice to Instrumental Music, Dance and Drama.

We believe that learning a musical instrument helps children succeed in many areas of their social, personal and educational development.

Our teachers are privileged to share your child’s journey in mastering a new instrument or performing in front of an audience and seeing their confidence grow. Performance is an important aspect of a student’s musical education, and there are a number of opportunities at Suncoast where students can develop these skills.

Specialist SunArts teachers deliver a comprehensive and progressive program for students from beginner through to advanced levels. Most tuition is scheduled within College hours; however some of the groups such as Dance and Drama classes and Concert Band rehearsals may be held out of College hours.

Enrolment into SunArts

Please download and complete the relevant enrolment form and bring to Main Administration to arrange registration and payment with the Business Office. The SunArts teacher will then contact you to arrange for a suitable weekly lesson time for your child.

Keys - Piano, Keyboard

SunArts lessons in piano and keyboard give students valuable foundational musical skills. Beginners often stay committed through years of training to become advanced pianists in classical and modern music.

Instrumental SunArts Enrolment Form

Guitar

Guitar – Bass, Electric, Acoustic

Guitar is a popular SunArts subject and students are often found playing in rock bands and a range of other genres including classical guitar.

Instrumental SunArts Enrolment Form

Strings

A skilled teacher trains violin, viola and cello students from early years through to advanced. A range of musical genre is covered and many students prepare for eisteddfods and exams to develop further .

Instrumental SunArts Enrolment Form

Drama and Acting

A very popular SunArts subject that is run after school in classes from Prep through to Year 12. There are multiple classes which are age and skill based and also specific classes that focus on production as well as exams and eisteddfods.

Drama SunArts Enrolment Form

Brass & Woodwind

Trumpet, Trombone and Sax are the core instruments in stage band, modern Christian music and work well in the contemporary nature of  the Arts at Suncoast. Flute and Clarinet students are also included in this program.

Brass & Woodwind SunArts Enrolment Form

Drums

The SunArts drums program has a number of past students performing with Hillsong and touring the world in high profile bands. Students learn the rudiments of drumming, but go on to develop advanced skills across a diverse range of musical genre.

Instrumental SunArts Enrolment Form

Contemporary Voice

Vocal lessons continue to grow in SunArts with many fine voices enhancing College performances as well as our local community.  Our focus for vocals is contemporary voice and there are almost as many boys as girls in the program.

Instrumental SunArts Enrolment Form

Dance

A popular SunArts subject that is run after school.  The dance program covers not only classical ballet, but jazz and contemporary dance as well. Students are involved in numerous performances during the year and also prepare for dance exams.

Dance SunArts Enrolment Form

Bandworx

Bandworx has after school classes geared towards teaching students to work in a rock band. The focus is on performance and these bands play and sing regularly at events throughout the year.

Bandworx Enrolment Form

Individual or shared lessons

Thirty minute lessons are given to individual students or to two students who share the lesson. The shared lesson gives students the opportunity to learn at a reduced cost while enjoying the benefits of a small group environment.

Students who are more advanced usually need an individual lesson with the teacher so that more focus can be directed to individual needs and the student can learn at their own pace. After the initial learning stages, students can consider undertaking music exams as the exam recognises a national standard of achievement and creates a timeframe for the work to be completed.

Students preparing for exams must have an individual lesson.

Instrument Hire

Most instruments taught in the program can be hired through the College for a very reasonable rate on a term basis.

Further information can be found in the enrolment forms above.

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