Music

Welcome to the music department website. The Music Department is a friendly place where everybody is encouraged to be at their creative best.

Instrumentalists and vocalists of all interests can partake in a variety of courses and develop their skills further in one of the many groups and ensembles that rehearse each week.

“Music can change the world” – Ludwig van Beethoven

Staff
  • Mrs N McKenzie – Acting Principal Teacher
  • Mr C Bensalem – Acting Depute Head Teacher
  • Mr J Bone

The department has an extended team of tutors whose experience and instrumental skills benefit our pupils every day.

  • Mr E Rooney – String Instructor (Monday)
  • Mrs E Woods – Woodwind Instructor (Monday)
  • Mr A Ahmad – Drumkit Instructor (Tuesday)
  • Mr R McQueen – Brass Instructor (Wednesday)
  • Miss J Laird – Woodwind Instructor (Thursday)
  • Mr A Mitchell – Guitar Instructor (Thursday)
  • Mr R Cowan – Bagpipe Instructor (Friday)
  • Mr S Nelson – Pipe band drumming Instructor (Alternate Fridays)
Courses

Pupils follow a broad general education in S1-3, developing skills on 2 instruments as well as understanding music and composing.

In the senior phase, pupils have the opportunity to study:

  • National 4 Music Performing
  • National 5 Music Performing
  • Higher Music Performing
  • Advanced Higher Music Performing
Links

Additional study materials can be found at:

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