2015 Welcome

A great start to the 2015. All classes have been looking at Australia Day celebrations. What Australia Day means to them! The Upper classes have been creating raps to a beat, rehearsing and performing them. The Middle classes have been working on creating drama skits, and the junior primary classes have been travelling around Australia on Highway number one.

New Zealand Performance Choir update:

New Zealand Performance  Choir Information.  View   —  Facebook Page for South Hornby School to see the video for the welcoming Powhiri , plus the two schools singing to  each each other .    Also, look at the Christchurch Mayor’s Facebook page under Lianne Dalziel to see photos of our visit to the mayor’s office. .     Music Count Us  In 2014.


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Mrs S met up with Paul Jarman -composer of the Flight songs in this year’s Festival of Music.


This piece of Programmatic Music, enables you to listen and create a story using your imagination. What does it make you think of?

Welcome to the Year of the Horse, 2014.

This year, you will be able to follow  the progress of the Festival Choir, the NZ Performance Choir  and classroom Performing Arts lessons via this blog site.

I welcome comments, suggestions and general feedback.


Take your Bow

Check out the video of Take your Bow, celebrating 40 years of the Festival Theatre.

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Lean on Me : choreography for South Hornby

We have used two semi circles with sopranos on the right and Altos on the left.

We have 4 girls in the middle that do a separate bit in the middle, which we can keep or remove…depending on how we combine.