Department News

Workshop led by Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

On Monday 17th June eleven of our pupils had a great day at Blairgowrie High School when they took part in a music workshop led by fourth year students from the RCS.

This event enabled some of our musicians to learn new repertoire, perform with pupils from other schools and find out about life as a student at the RCS.

Silver Leng Medal Winner

Congratulations to Lexi Jones (S1) who won this year’s Silver Leng Medal Competition.

All eight competitors performed very well and were a credit to themselves and to the school.
 

Dundee Schools Arts Festival

Over 140 of our music pupils attended the Dundee Schools Arts Festival during week beginning 18th March.

Pupils took part in a variety of workshops including Ukulule, Vocal, Music Theatre, Jazz Piano, Brass, Guitar, Traditional Music, Woodwind, Percussion, Strings and 40 of our S1 pupils attended the wonderful IMS Live concert given by our music instructors. We are so lucky in Dundee to have such a strong and enthusiastic Instrumental Music Service.  Our pupils LOVED IT!!!

Baldragon Soul Band Performance

Well done to our Soul Band who took part in the Rock Stage event in the Dundee Schools Arts Festival.

Another high standard of performance appreciated by the Dundee public in City Square.  

Dundee Schools Arts Festival

A huge congratulation to our music pupils who performed at the Schools' Showcase Concert at the Caird Hall within the Dundee Schools Arts Festival.

Our Wind Band, String Ensemble and Primary Cluster Band gave great performances.

Rotary Regional Vocalist Final Competition

Well done to Andrew Watson (S6) who competed in the Rotary Regional Vocalist Final Competition.

 Andrew sang "The Vagabond" and "Stars" to a very high standard.  Fantastic effort Andrew getting through to the Scottish Finals.  Well done!!

Carol singing at Sheltered Housing Complex

It is now a Christmas season tradition for us to carol sing at Balgowan Sheltered Housing complex and this year was no exception.

Some of our vocal ensemble entertained the residents with festive music and loved chatting to the the ladies and gentlemen.  A great community project working between the generations.  Well done Baldragon!!

Baldragon Christmas Concert

Well done to everyone who took part in our Christmas concert which included our Primary Cluster Band.

It was a great night of festive music which was performed to a very high standard.  Thank you to all involved.

Carol singing at Ninewells

Our vocal group entertained the patients of Ninewells Hospital with their carol singing.

Our pupils loved taking some festive music round the wards and spreading some Christmas cheer to those who are in hospital at this time.

Rotary Vocalist of the Year

Congratulations to Andrew Watson who won the local competition for The Rotary Club of Dundee.

Pupils from Dundee secondary schools including The High School of Dundee performed two contrasting songs at the Chaplaincy Centre at Dundee University on Friday 23rd November.  Andrew will now represent the area in the district competition on Saturday 9th March in Perth.