Strings Program

St Margaret’s offers an extensive Strings Program to students. The string ensembles perform at a wide variety of events including Open Day, Strings Concert, Classics in the Cathedral, competitions, tours and community events. They rehearse once a week (as per published Music Ensemble timetable) and perform a wide variety of repertoire.

String Ensembles
Tutti Strings (Junior strings for beginners)
Amati Strings (for AMEB Preliminary to AMEB Grade 2 approximately)
Stradivari Strings (for approximately AMEB Grade 3 to 5)
Chamber Strings (for approximately AMEB Grade 6 and above)

String Quartets
Beath String Quartet (for Primary intermediate level students)
Sculthorpe String Quartet (for Secondary advanced level students)
All students have the opportunity to participate in a group string lesson in Year 3. The students take lessons on the violin, viola, cello, or double bass. This lesson is conducted during curriculum time and is part of the Primary Music Program.