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Music

Timetable

Concert Band
The band rehearses each Monday after school and performs at Christmas time in local venues around Holywood and also at the Spring Concert in the Ulster Hall. Pupils in Years 8-14 are welcome to attend.

Junior Choir
Junior choir is made up of pupils in Years 8-10 and has around 130 pupils attending on a weekly basis. Their performances include carol singing at Bloomfields shopping centre and the annual Spring Concert in the Ulster Hall. Their repertoire is wide ranging.

Junior Singers 
This is a group of around 25 pupils in Years 9 & 10 who successfully auditioned to be part of this small choral group.  

Jazz Group
This lively swing group play a variety of gigs including Victoria Square at Christmas and the Black Box Studio in Belfast. Their extensive repertoire includes well-known film themes, big band sounds and contemporary Jazz. 

Brass Group 
The school brass group rehearse each week at break time and is open to pupils in Years 8-14. Their performances include the school carol service, prize day and the Spring Concert in the Ulster Hall. They have a varied repertoire of well known popular melodies.

Sullivan Singers
This is a senior SATB choir for pupils in Years 11-14 who perform a wide variety of choral repertoire. Along with the annual school musical events, Sullivan Singers enjoy performing in the wider community including performances at the Harbour Commissioner’s Office at Christmas and local venues.

Traditional Group
This Irish traditional group has been a popular group in the school for many years. They incorporate Traditional Irish dancers into their performances and perform annually at the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in Downpatrick.

Orchestra
The school orchestra is open to pupils in Years 8-14 and meets after school each week on a Thursday. It has around 80 members and performs a mixture of classical, film and popular music.

Musical Ensembles
There are a number of smaller musical ensembles which meet on a weekly basis. These include string quartets, trios, rock groups and vocal ensembles. 

Theory Classes
Pupils have the opportunity to attend theory classes after school on Tuesdays and Fridays.