Welcome to the Music Department
Helen McConnell - Head of Department
GCSE Music and Level 2 Performance Skills.
A level Performing Arts (Music).
Orchestra on Monday Lunchtimes, Choir Mondays after school and School of Rock Wednesdays after school. We also offer GCSE support at lunchtimes with composition/ensemble club.
Weekly Instrument Lessons
Piano, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, bass, drums, singing, ukulele, woodwind, brass and strings.
Music Department Information
Our choir participate in the Derry Feis and Choral festival every year.
We host “The Green Lounge Live” event in school every winter to showcase budding talent in the school.
We perform at the Jazz Festival every year.
Pupil Aoibh Logue progressed to the semi-finals of BBC Soloist of the Year in 2022.
We regularly collaborate with the Gasyard Feile with productions such as “A green hill far away” and “The Equinox Project”.
Our ukulele and guitar pupils take part in a community busking event in Foyleside to raise money for charity.
We also visit Cregan Day Centre to provide entertainment to the residents.