Latest News at Instrumental Music Program
Toronto and Canberra choir concert
Posted on 27 Jun 2019Toronto Children's Chorus and IMP Primary and Senior Choirs - connect through song
ACT Primary Concert Choir and ACT Senior Concert Choir of the ACT Instrumental Music Program will be performing a joint concert with Toronto Children's Chorus at Canberra Girls Grammar School at 7.00pm on Monday 22nd July. Families and friends are invited to attend the concert, along with the general public. Tickets must be purchased prior to the concert by using the following link:
Posted on 20 May 2019
Winter Winds tickets now on sale
Concert is on Thursday June 13 at Llewellyn Hall, ANU School of Music from 6.30pm - all 7 IMP extension bands and choirs are performing. Performers do not need a ticket.
Bands and choirs start up days
Posted on 04 Feb 2019When do bands and choirs start rehearsals in 2019?
Here are the dates and times for groups in 2019
SCC - Senior Concert Choir - Monday 18/2 - 4.30-5.30pm
JCB - Junior Concert Band - Tuesday 19/2 - 6.30 - 8.30pm
SCB - Senior Concert Band - Wednesday 20/2 - 7.30 - 9.30pm
PCC - Primary Concert Choir - Thursday 21/2 - 4.30 - 5.30pm
PCBM - Primary Concert Band Monday - Monday 4/3 - 6.30 - 8.00pm
PCBT - Primary Concert Band Thursday - Thursday 7/3 - 6.30 - 8.00pm
SJB - Senior Jazz Band - Info issued through SCB
IMP closed over summer holidays
Posted on 19 Dec 2018IMP office closed over Summer Holidays
The IMP office will be closed from Monday December 24 until Tuesday January 29 inclusive.
We will be undertaking PL on Wednesday 30/1 - Friday 1/2 inclusive so the office may not be staffed at this time- call 6142 0477 before dropping in.
Teach at IMP in 2019
Posted on 23 Nov 2018Two 12 month/temporary positions available at IMP for 2019
The IMP has one full time and one part time (40%) position available for 2019 - details on Jobs ACT at this link -
Posted on 06 Sep 2018
IMP Bands at Floriade
PCBT, PCBM, JCB & SCB will be performing on Sunday September 23 at Floriade - notes have been issued and are on classrooms.
PCBT - arrive by 10.00am, play from 10.15-10.40am
PCBM - arrive by 10.20am, play from 10.45-11.10am
JCB - arrive by 10.45am, play from 11.15-11.40am
SCB - arrive by 11.15am, play from 11.45-12.10pm then pack up
Posted on 30 Jul 2018Limelight tickets on sale Wednesday August 1, Performances Thursday August 30 & Friday August 31
Tickets are on sale through Ticketek from August 1 .You can book tickets online through their website at the following link http://premier.ticketek.com.au/
Direct links (2nd one is for use on mobiles)
Cost - $30 Adult
$20 Junior/ Child – school aged children (P-12)
$25 Concession – pensioner/full time uni student
$85 Family (4) – 2 adult & 2 juniors
$25 pp (Group of 10+) – get together and form a group of parents!
PCC, SCC and SCB are on both nights, Flute Ensemble in foyer Friday 31/8 and Percussion Ensemble also performing on stage Friday 31/8.
Japan tour raffle results
Posted on 15 Jun 2018Here are the results of the SCB Japan tour raffle
1st prize - ticket 2868 - D Costa
2nd prize - ticket 4520 - M Philipse
3rd prize - ticket 1616 - J Chan
4th prize - ticket 0692 - I Lowe
5th prize - ticket 4958 - D Batho
6th prize - ticket 1592 - K Cordina
7th prize - ticket 2794 - McConville
8th prize - ticket 3217 - R Riches
9th prize - ticket - 3127 - J Nguyen
10th prize - ticket 2170 - P Sparrow
11th prize - ticket 3790 - D Wang
12th prize - ticket 2834 - M Killen
JCB performs at Raiders game
Posted on 19 Mar 2018
JCB - Junior Concert Band performed at the Canberra Raiders first home game of 2018. The Raiders have invited school bands to perform at their games throughout 2018 and the Junior Concert Band kicked off the season.
SCB horn player gets top ATAR in ACT
Posted on 13 Dec 2017
Claire - SCB horn player received equal top ATAR - 99.95
Very proud of how you mix music, study and many other opportunities in your life - congratulations from IMP staff and fellow band members.
Posted on 13 Dec 2017
Audition results for all 2018 ensembles have been sent to email provided upon application - SCB, JCB, Percussion, PCC, SCC, PCBM & PCBT. If you have not received your results please contact the IMP on 61420477 - in school hours or email email@example.com
New IMP phone Number
Posted on 07 Dec 2017
New IMP phone number
The Instrumental Music Program (IMP) has a new phone number - 6142 0477.
This will be current from December 16, 2017.
There will no longer be a fax number/service.
Office closed from Dec 16
Posted on 04 Dec 2017The IMP office is closed over the school holidays - staff will return to the office on Thursday February 1, 2018. If you need to make contact please send an email.
Band Picnic - Sunday November 26
Posted on 17 Nov 2017
Band Picnic - Ice Cream Sunday
Sunday November 26, 3.30-5.30pm
JCB tour return
Posted on 20 Oct 2017
JCB TOUR - DELAYED RETURN
JCB tour GROUP DELAYED - NOT BACK AT IMP UNTIL ABOUT 7.30PM - today Friday October 20.
Canberra Nara Candle Festival
Posted on 17 Oct 2017
SCB performance at Canberra Nara Candle Festival - Saturday October 28
Join ACT Senior Concert Band at the Canberra Nara Candle Festival on Saturday October 28 for a performance at the start of the festival at 4.00 - 4.20pm. NEW TIME!!!! EARLIER!!!!!!!!
Floraide coming up
Posted on 18 Sep 2017IMP Bands - PCBM, PCBT, JCB & SCB will be playing at Floriade Sunday October 15.
Join us at the Regatta Point stage (NOT Stage 88)to hear PCBM at 10.15, PCBT at 10.45, JCB at 11.15 & SCB at 11.45, finishing at 12.15 - for you to enjoy the final day of Floriade.
Jazz Band performance
Posted on 02 May 2017
The first SJB - Senior Jazz Band - performance for 2017 - Global Classroom Opening Ceremony was held in April at UCSSC Lake Ginninderra. Students from around the world had gathered to experience a range of Canberra educational and tourism experiences and SJB was delighted to perform at the official opening.
SCB ANZAC Concert
Posted on 02 May 2017
SCB performed at the Annual Woden RSL ANZAC Service for Schools - April 2017 - this included singers for the anthems as well as the Last Post and solemn music for the wreath laying ceremony. We are pleased to continue this annual tradition of musical support for this important service.
SCB - first concert for 2017
Posted on 02 May 2017
SCB performed a range of pieces - originals for band, themes from musicals as well as a selection of toe tapping popular tunes. This was also the debut conducting concert with SCB for Claire Leske - she is a former SCB student herself and has now moved into the driver's seat as joint conductor of SCB in 2017.