Staff Jazz Stars Perform Together

There are some very talented staff at Blackburn High School  and the Music Faculty abounds with star performers. Their teaching is powerful because they are performers. They are role models to aspiring students because they are living what they are teaching.  Jazz is an integral part of the music program and the school’s walls and…

Outstanding Achievements by Music Ensembles

  Victorian School Music Festival Three of our ensembles competed in the Stage Band Section at the Victorian School Music Festival and their performances were outstanding. Platinum Shields are not regularly awarded – being given only when the performance was exceptional. This year at the Victorian School Music Festival two Blackburn High School ensembles were awarded Platinum Shields – this is a…

Outstanding Results for Novice Band

Blackburn High School has a long tradition of being recognised,  nationally and internationally, for music education excellence.  The Novice Band recently demonstrated how well deserved that reputation is when it received outstanding adjudications at the recent Victorian School Music Festival. The Novice Band consists of students who have never played an instrument before. They may…

Blackburn High School’s remarkable music achievements continue

The music students have just returned from the biggest eisteddfod in the Southern Hemisphere where they have again demonstrated why they deserve their renowned reputation. They achieved seven first places in ensemble and solo performance. Blackburn continues to dominate the major school music competitions and prove why the school’s Music Education Program is considered one…