Category: Playing

At the end of Term 3, the 2017 BGS Percussion Awards took place in the Senior Music Centre, giving the percussionists, who are sometimes overlooked but play a vital role in keeping the orchestra together, a chance to step into the limelight. Now an annual event in the BGS music calendar, the awards seek to […]

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In other exciting motor racing news, Nic Carroll (Year 12) made his debut at the Mount Panorama Circuit on 8 October. The circuit is widely regarded as the most technically challenging and unforgiving race track in the country. The Toyota 86 Series, in which Nic competed, is one of the support categories for Australia’s biggest car race, […]

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For the first time, BGS boys were on the podium every day of the recent 7-day Victorian Interschools Championships at Mt Buller. In a nutshell… 56 boys competed 22 qualified for the National Championships (which have now begun) BGS was placed 3rd overall in the Primary School Competition BGS was placed 3rd overall in the […]

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Two events occurred in the Middle School last week: the 37th Annual House Athletics and the highly anticipated BGS/FGS Year 7 Social. Both were outstanding, though one demonstrated fancier footwork than the other. As the clouds rolled in and the rain began to fall on the mighty Crowther, Mr Marshall started to look a little […]

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The combined BGS/FGS concert occurs only once every four years. On Tuesday evening at the world-class Melbourne Recital Centre, molto crescendo stunned the audience. The performance included pieces by Bartok, Brahms, Elgar and Orff, as well as more contemporary music ­– jazz by Michael Buble and scores from James Bond films. Students revel in the […]

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The Honors Orchestra brings together Australia’s most accomplished high school music students with international peers to play at the Sydney Opera House. Isaac Lee (Year 7) was selected as one of only two Australian members for the Orchestra’s performance in July.   The rehearsal schedules for the performance were tight, rigorous and long but the […]

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After many months of planning by Jane Abbott and the Brighton Grammar Snow Club committee, the boys from Year 1 to Year 12 finally got to Mt Buller for the trials event. They had beautiful conditions on Sunday 16 July, when the BGSC paid for a ‘try-it’ snowboard lesson to give the boys the chance […]

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