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Guitar Ensemble

Objectives

  • To 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.
  • To nurture members to become informed audiences for arts.

Teachers in-charge

  • Ms Siti Mahmudah Binte Mohd Omar (TIC)
  • Ms Nyam Lee Chin Ivy (Covering TIC for Semester 1)
  • Mdm Kang Lu

Training days

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

cca Achievements 

YEARAWARDS
2021SYF Arts Presentation 2019 – Certificate of Accomplishment 
2019SYF Arts Presentation 2019 – Certificate of Accomplishment
 2017 SYF Arts Presentation 2017 – Certificate of Distinction
2015SYF Arts Presentation 2015 – Certificate of Distinction
2013SYF Arts Presentation 2013 – Certificate of Distinction

Programmes / Events

Name of Programme / Event Date / Month Objectives of Programme / Event
CCA Fair JanuaryThe CCA Fair provides a platform for the Guitar Ensemble to showcase our programmes and attract the Sec 1s to join the CCA. At the booths, members will share the various programmes the ensemble takes part in over the years and allow the Sec 1s to try out the guitars under the guidance of the ensemble members. 
Chinese New Year Concert FebruaryThe Guitar Ensemble performs for the school as part of the Chinese New Year Celebrations through a video recording. The students hone their skills and confidence by entertaining the audience with familiar Chinese New Year melodies.   
Learning Journeys / e-Concerts / workshops for various guitar performances / skills
June - DecemberThe Learning Journeys, e-Concerts or workshops will give members the opportunity to witness performances from ensembles in other schools, polytechnics or other institutions and to pick up new skills such as the maintenance of their guitars.

Annual Bonding & Training CampOctober / NovemberThe annual Bonding Day is held during the Year-End holiday so as:

  • to forge a stronger bond among Sec 1 to Sec 3 students through fun and games.
  • to provide opportunity to the sec 3 CCA leaders 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.
Guitar Ensemble Leadership Camp (organised by CCAB) 
NovemberSelected student leaders will attend a nationwide leadership camp for them to:

  • Be trained in Basic Conducting, Classical Guitar Technique, Rehearsal
  • Learn techniques, Score Reading and Body Percussion
  • Know how to conduct student-led ensemble practice sessions
Preparation for CCA Fair 2022– Introduction of new songs
September -  December
Preparation for the CCA Fair for the following year. 
Preparation for SYF Arts Presentation: Guitar Ensemble
September - DecemberPreparation for SYF Arts Presentation for the following year.