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Woodwind Ensembles

Saxophone Ensemble

Students of saxophone in Years 6 to 12 are invited to join the Sheldon College Saxophone Ensemble. This specialist ensemble has performed on numerous occasions throughout the year on Assemblies and at the end-of-term Lunchtime Concert Series. In 2013, the Saxophone Ensemble won first place in the Queensland Clarinet and Saxophone Society Competition (Open High School Ensemble Section). Saxophone tuition focuses on versatility and features all styles of performance including the classical, jazz, rock and pop genres.

Instrumentation - Soprano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone.

Rehearsal Venue - PA 7.

Times - Thursday, 7:00am to 8.00am (Term 2 and Term 4).

Conductor - Ms Bernadette D'Arcy.

Clarinet Ensemble

Students of clarinet in Years 6 to 12 are invited to join the Sheldon College Clarinet Ensemble. This ensemble is one of Sheldon College's newest performance groups, and specialises in light classical and popular arrangements.

Instrumentation - Bb Clarinet, Bass Clarinet.

Rehearsal Venue - PA 9.

Times - Thursday, 7:00am to 8.00am (Term 1 and Term 3).

Conductor - Ms Bernadette D'Arcy.

Saxophone Quartet

Sheldon College's most accomplished saxophone students are invited to audition for the Sheldon College Saxophone Quartet, with auditions taking place at the start of each year. This specialist ensemble will have opportunities to enter competitions and festivals, as well as delivering performances on College Assembly.

Instrumentation - Soprano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone.

Rehearsal Venue - Woodwind Studio.

Times - Wednesday, 7:00am.

Conductor - Ms Bernadette D'Arcy.

Clarinet Quartet

Sheldon College's most accomplished clarinet students are invited to audition for the Sheldon College Clarinet Quartet, with auditions taking place at the start of each year. This specialist ensemble will have opportunities to enter competitions and festivals, as well as delivering performances on College Assembly. In 2013, the Clarinet Quartet performed at the Queensland Clarinet and Saxophone Society Competition, at which they were awarded a Highly Commended.

Instrumentation - Bb Clarinet X 3, Bass Clarinet.

Rehearsal Venue - Woodwind Studio.

Times - Monday, 7:00am.

Conductor - Ms Bernadette D'Arcy.

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