"Education is a two-fold process of psychological development and integration into society. Teach then everything that is necessary to equip then for life" - St. Julie Billiart
Ms J Hart (Head of Department for Music)
Mr J McHugh (Director of Arts - Leadership)
The mission of the music department is to provide students with a personalised learning environment to foster meaningful cultural experiences in the performance, understanding and appreciation of the art of music. We play a distinctive role in the lives and education of the students of the college and strive to provide a curriculum that stimulates creativity and critical thinking skills, activates the whole learning process, and motivates a life-long love of music for students from a variety of backgrounds and diverse experiences.
To accomplish this mission, we will:
Offer a curriculum based on the essential needs of our students, both to honour tradition and encourage innovation.
Provide a fun and supportive environment that enables each student to find a distinctive voice.
Offer an extra-curricular programme that is committed to cultivating the individual excellence, collaborative spirit and creative thinking that the professional musician requires and our culture demands.
Provide numerous performance opportunities for our students, both as soloists and as ensemble members through the curriculum and extra-curricular activities.