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Brass Band

Description of CCA

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CHIJ Our Lady of the Nativity Brass Band was set up in 2006 with about 20 members. Today the band is double the size and comprises of pupils from Primary 2 to Primary 6. The band has 6 sections namely Cornet/Trumpet, Horn, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba & Percussions. Members are specially selected to master a particular instrument.

Pupils learn specialized musical skills such as sight reading skills, musical literacy and aesthetic appreciation. In addition, the band instills important values such as team spirit, responsibility and discipline. Opportunities are also provided to develop and grow student leaders to build their leadership skills, interpersonal skills and management skills.

Till date, the Brass Band has participated and performed in various events:
  • Exchange with renowned Japanese conductor
  • Musical exchanges with other schools
  • Music in the City - Bands by the Bay (Outdoor performance @MarinaBay)
  • SYF Central Judging 2008 & 2010
  • School performances

Teachers-in-charge

Ms Edna Poh
Mrs Gan Pei Ying
Mdm Raniah Mohd Noor
Mrs Emily Chew

Schedule / Venue

CCA Day/s
Tuesday & Thursday

Time
Tuesday
3.30pm - 5.30pm

Thursday
3.00pm - 5.00pm

Venue
Band Room
Music Room 2

Programme Highlights

Content

Snapshots of CCA

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Achievements

2017
SYF - Accomplishment

SYF Central Judging 2012 - Silver Award
SYF Central Judging 2010 - Bronze Award
SYF Central Judging 2008 - Silver Award
Participated in a Taiwan Music Exchange programme in 2012.