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.
• 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)
• Beath String Quartet (for Primary intermediate level students)
• Sculthorpe String Quartet (for Secondary advanced level students)
As part of the Primary Music Program, students in Years 3 & 4 have the opportunity to participate in a group string lesson playing the violin, viola, cello or double bass.