Music Blog

May 23, 2016

Victoria Young (3rd Year) wins Russian ballet scholarship and appears on The Late Late Show

Congratulations to Victoria Young (3rd Year) who in Spring 2016 won a Ballet Scholarship to the Perm State Ballet Academy in Russia, starting in August 2016. Victoria currently dances with the Monica Loughman Elite Ballet company and appeared on The Late Late Show with her dancing colleagues on Friday, 20th May. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs Music Stratford in the Media
Tags: 2015-2016 ballet monica loughman elite ballet perm state ballet academy

April 20, 2016

Tech Week 2016: Fun with Google Cardboard and Makey, Makey!

In Computer Studies classes during Tech Week (18th - 22nd April) and at our Coderdojo@lunch club on Tuesday's, students had great fun exploring the Virtual Reality world afforded by Google Cardboard, while playing celery sticks and oranges to make music through a Makey, Makey! read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs Music Science/Maths Transition Year
Tags: 2015-2016 tech week 2016 makey makey google cardboard raspberry pi

March 18, 2016

Seachtain na Gaeilge 2016: Ceolchoirm

Bhí ceolchoirm iontach againn ar 15 Márta 2016. Bhí an scoil go léir I láthair agus bhain gach duine an taitneamh as an gceolchoirm. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs English/Drama Irish Music
Tags: 2015-2016 Seachtain na Gaeilge proclamation day

January 7, 2016

January Book Club Choice: “How Music Got Free” by Stephen Witt

This month's Book Club Choice is non-fiction. "How Music Got Free" by Stephen Witt explains in details how MP3s got released - for free - onto the Internet. It explains the legal battles, the technical advancements and how the music industry attempted to stem this flow. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs Business/LCVP Music Library
Tags: 2015-2016 Book Club how music got free stephen witt

December 21, 2015

“Grease” - a huge success

Grease was a massive success with both audiences on Wednesday, 16th and Thursday, 17th December! All the really hard work for the past few months both onstage and offstage paid off. Thanks to Ms Cahill, Ms Conlon and Ms Mahon, as well as all the students who were involved in making it such a success. Watch highlights of the show from Stratford's YouTube channel. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs English/Drama Music
Tags: 2015-2016 grease grease the musical

December 16, 2015

3rd Year CSPE Talent Show in aid of Capuchin Centre

The 3rd Year CSPE class, with Ms Kenny, organised a Talent Show on Monday, 21st December in aid of the Capuchin Day Centre for the Homeless. Students from all years contributed to the Talent show, for a most worthy cause. Watch the video read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs English/Drama Music Wellbeing
Tags: 2015-2016 CSPE capuchin homeless

December 9, 2015

Arts Week 2015 - art and wellbeing

Wellbeing Arts Week 2015 lived up to the posters! Held from Monday, 16th November through to Friday, 20th November, there were activities and workshops for every student and teacher alike. Watch the video of photographs taken throughout the week to the soundtrack of the whole school choir! Kate Dempsey, 6th Year, reviewed the week at the 6th Year assembly held in late November. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs Art English/Drama French Irish Music Wellbeing Sports
Tags: 2015-2016 arts week 2015 wellbeing CSPE

November 23, 2015

Backstage and front stage production in full swing for “Grease”

Ms Cahill and Ms Conlon, with the drama students are currently working very hard in rehearsals for "Grease", while the back stage production team are working on sets and costumes. There are two performances on Wednesday, 16th and Thursday, 17th December. Tickets will be on sale shortly. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs English/Drama Music
Tags: 2015-2016 grease musical

October 27, 2015

Second Green Flag (for energy) formally raised after the Awards Ceremony

The theme of this year's Awards Ceremony on Friday, 23rd October, was renewable energy - in light of Stratford's Green Schools Committee formally raising its second Green Flag for Energy. Green Schools organised for an electric car to come to the school with ESB Cars. Students had great fun getting into it prior to the start of the Awards Ceremony! read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs Music General School News Student Council
Tags: 2015-2016 Green Schools renewable energy electric car esb cars an taisce

July 8, 2015

2nd Year student comes 2nd in U16 Vocal competition at Newpark Music Festival

Well done to the Junior students who participated in the Newpark Music Festival at the end of April and in particular to Ana Jovanovic (2nd Year) who came 2nd in the U16 Vocal competition. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs Music
Tags: 2014-2015 Newpark Music Festival singing

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