Department News

Baldragon Soul Band and Soliosts perform at J in the Park

Our Soul Band and soloists performed at the morning and afternoon sessions of J in the Park event at Jessie Porter Nursery.

Many thanks to our Soul Band and soloists who entertained the children who attend the morning and afternoon sessions of Jessie Porter Nursery.  The whole day was a great success with fantastic music, great weather and a very grateful group of pupils and staff from the nursery.  Very well done Baldragon pupils.  Another brilliant performance with a great team of pupils and staff!!!

Music Department Roadshow

Baldragon Music Pupils perform at our feeder primary schools

Our annual Music Department Roadshow enabled primary 4 - 7 pupils from our feeder primaries (Ardler Primary, Craigowl Primary, Downfield Primary and Sidlaw View Primary).  

Over 500 pupils were able to hear a wide range of music performed by our talented pupils from Baldragon Academy.  It was a fantastic Roadshow and both performers and audiences really loved this transition project.

Well done to everyone involved!! Click here to see photos from the day.

Music department raise £810 from concert

Congratulations to all our talented pupils who performed in our Summer Concert on Monday 19th June. A fantastic total of £810 was raised with the proceeds being donated to the Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber, Peddie Street, Dundee.

Congratulations to all our talented pupils who performed in our Summer Concert on Monday 19th June.  A fantastic total of £810 was raised with the proceeds being donated to the Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber, Peddie Street, Dundee.

Pupils from Baldragon Academy performed a wide range of music from Renaissance Pavans to Ed Sheeran.  Perfomances from our soul band, wind band, brass ensemble, string ensemble, saxophone quintet, pipes and drums, vocal ensemble, guitar ensemble, soloists, piano duets and trios entertained the packed audience.

Many thanks to our primary cluster band who joined us for the evening and included pupils from all of our feeder primaries.  

All of the pupils involved in the concert were a credit to themselves and to their individual schools.

Summer Concert

Our Summer Concert will take place in the assembly hall on Monday 19th June at 7.30pm. Tickets will be on sale nearer the time. We look forward to seeing you and hope you enjoy hearing our talented pupils.

S1 SKILL BASED MUSIC HOMEWORK


Congratulations to the following pupils who won the class prize for their Skill Based Research Homework: Click on the image to find out who...

 

 

Instrumentalist and Vocalist of the Year Citywide Competitions

Well done to Jazmine McKinlay (saxophone) and Heather Brand (voice) who represented Baldragon Academy in this year's citywide competitions.  Both pupils were a credit to themselves and to the school.  

Caird Hall Spring Concerts

A number of our pupils took part in the two Spring Concerts which were held in the Caird Hall.  Theses concerts involved Dundee Schools Orchestras and Bands which rehearse weekly in the Music Centre.  Well done to all involved!

Silver Leng Medal Winner

Congratulations to Carys Morgan (S1) who won our Silver Leng Medal Competition this year. All of our competitors sang two verses of a Scot's song unaccompanied and gave very confident performances. Well done to you all and a special well done to Carys who won the Baldragon Academy competition.

Guitar Workshop and Concert

Some of our pupils took part in a citywide guitar workshop and concert which was given by the Scottish guitar duo - "Winging' It" . The workshop enabled pupils to have fantastic tuition from the two professional guitarists as well as perform at the evening concert.

RSNO John Williams' Film Music Concert

Some of our pupils attended the RSNO's  concert on Sunday 26th February at the Caird Hall.  The programme consisted of soundtracks from films by John Williams which Steven Spielberg directed.  Music included theme tune from Jaws, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Saving Private Ryan, Star Wars and many more.

All of our pupils and staff thoroughly enjoyed an afternoon of the greatest cinematic adventures of the past five decades.