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Guitar Ensemble

Objectives

  • Cultivate a love and passion for performing arts.
  • To provide platforms for students to perform and showcase their guitar playing skill through public performances.
  • To build confidence and showmanship skills in public performance.
  • To develop members to be a good team player and develop leadership skills.
  • Nurture members to become informed audiences for arts.

Teachers in-charge

  • Ms Siti Mahmudah Bte Mohd Omar (TIC)
  • Mrs Lee-Soh Hong Ngo 
  • Mdm Nur Rakeezah

Training days

Day Time Venue
Wednesday 3:00pm - 6:00pm Guitar Room / Resource Room 4
Friday 2:00pm - 5:00pm Guitar Room / Resource Room 4

Programmes / Events

Name of Programme / Event Date / Month Objectives of Programme / Event
CCA Fair Jan

To showcase the Guitar Ensemble and to attract the Sec 1s by performing various pieces. A booth is also set-up where members will have a sing-a-long session and allow the Sec 1s to have a feel on how guitar is being played.

Exchange with other school Guitar Ensemble Feb – March Building up to the Singapore Youth Festival (SYF), the Guitar Ensemble will be going on exchange with other schools to share good practices and techniques on how to improve their individual playing. 

Workshop with Mr. Touro Kobayashi from Japan

March

The four hours workshop allows the students to get valuable feedback on how to improve on the articulation and dynamics on the set piece for their Singapore Youth Festival (SYF) Competition.

2017 Singapore Youth Festival

April

The Singapore Youth Festival (SYF) is an annual event organised by the Ministry of Education to celebrate the achievements of our youths in their co-curricular activities (CCAs). Starting in April and culminating in a month-long celebration in July, the SYF will engage students from schools across Singapore involved in the performing arts, sports and uniformed group CCAs.

Values-in-Action (VIA) ProjectsSemester 2The Guitar Ensemble will be embarking in various VIA projects to give back to the community. Thus, our members will develop a sense of ownerships over how they contribute to the community.
Annual Bonding & Training Camp Octr / Nov

The annual camp is held during the Year-End holiday so as
 
  • to forge a stronger relationship and bondingamong the students from sec 1 – sec 3 through fun and games. 
  • to provide opportunity to the sec 3s to practice their leadership skills by empowering them to plan and run activities themselves. 
  • to nurture and identify potential leaders and provide them with the necessary skills for future appointment in guitar.

Preparation for SYF 2017 – Introduction of new songs Sept – DecPreparation for the CCA Fair for the following year. 
Fundraising Projects Whole Year In order to self-fund certain events, this year, our Guitar Ensemble embarks on various fundraising projects. This allows our members to develop entrepreneur skills and strengthen the bonds between the members.