Summerwood Primary School - A World of Music
"Music expresses feeling and thought, without language; it was below and before speech, and it is above and beyond all words." - Robert G. Ingersoll
Music Excellence at Summerwood Primary School
At Summerwood we encourage our children to pursue their dreams and we enjoy nurturing their many different talents.
We have been considered “the music school” because of the high quality and diversity of our music department and the achievements of our young musicians.
Our learners are often rewarded with exceptional awards at various music competitions.
Learners are enrolled for theory and practical examinations at:
the Royal Schools of Music and
It is important that learners should enjoy participation in their music activities. Learners are frequently taken on outings to the Feather Market Centre for concerts, to NMU concerts, Retirement Villages and most recently, our Marimba Bands, Wind Band and Senior Choir participated in a concert at the Tramways Building.
We give tuition in the following music categories:
base, singing, brass, guitar, drums & percussion, bowed strings, woodwind and music groups.
“Music has the power of producing a certain effect on the moral character of the soul, and if it has the power to do this, it is clear that the young must be directed to music and must be educated in it.” “Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”
A Variety of instruments that the wider community
“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything.” – Plato