The Music Department continues to grow strongly each year, creating more musical opportunities for students in the Bendigo Community and beyond. Our Co-Curricular Music Ensembles are developing a fine reputation in the district and compete very successfully in a range of competitions and eisteddfods.  The Music Program has six areas of student involvement:

  1. Core classroom music until the end of Year 8
  2. Specialised music elective courses from Year 9 to Year 12, including VET
  3. Individual and group instrumental tuition
  4. Orchestras, bands and instrumental groups
  5. Choirs and choral co-curricular activities and ensembles
  6. Concerts, recitals, assemblies and musical productions


Activities Offered

Junior School Ensembles

  • Year Three String Ensemble
  • Super Strings, Years 4 to 6
  • Junior Concert Band
  • Junior Extension Ensembles, Years 5 & 6
  • Junior Performance Choir (Auditioned Choir)
  • Bell Choir

Senior School Co-Curricular Music

  • Symphony Orchestra
  • Senior String Orchestra
  • The Girton Big Band
  • The Girton Jazz Band
  • Vox con Tempo (Senior School Choir)
  • The Girton Singers
  • Vocal Stage Craft
  • Guitar Ensemble
  • Flute Ensemble
  • Chamber Ensembles
  • Wind Symphony
  • Girton Concert Choir
  • Percussion Ensemble