Junior Preparatory School

WHPS JUNIOR PREPARATORY MUSIC

Music is exciting. It crosses borders, turns frowns into smiles and it is a language everyone speaks and understands! Schools that fail to encourage the development of this expressive art, deny their pupils access to a stunning part of their culture. WHPS Junior Preparatory Music is alive and well.

At WHPS we have a proud Music Tradition which in addition to setting us apart from many other schools, gives all boys the opportunity to be exposed to a variety of instruments. They learn to be productive and creative, and at the same time also have a lot of fun.

School music programmes are especially relevant to the development of a holistic education. They promote self-expression, responsibility and creativity. They develop self-discipline and thinking skills such as problem solving, evaluation and analysis. Boys involved in music at WHPS leave the class with a positive experience and as a result when boys are exposed to music, they acquire a taste for the things in life that will feed their souls. The boys at WHPS are giving many opportunities to perform and enhance their self-confidence.

WHPS Music Vision

  • to provide music education to pupils of all ages.

WHPS Music Mission

  • to give every boy the chance and opportunity to experience music and all that we have to offer.

WHPS Music Objective

  • to be passionate and create a love and appreciation for music.

The task of every music teacher at WHPS is to develop a love and appreciation for music from a very young age.

WHPS Junior Preparatory Music Classes

Boys attend two music lessons a week of which one is dedicated to a Recorder group class. The boys learn the basics about music through games, interactive activities and instrumental play.

Music Tuition at WHPS is offered in a wide range of instruments:

  • Strings – Violin, Viola, Cello and Bass
  • Woodwinds – Recorder Saxophone, Flute and Clarinet
  • Brass – Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone and Euphonium
  • Other instruments – Guitar (acoustic and electric), Bass Guitar, Classical Guitar, Drums and Voice.

WHPS JUNIOR PREPARATORY MUSIC                      WHPS JUNIOR PREPARATORY MUSIC
Mrs Melanie dos Santos                                               Ms Melani Fouché      
Director Performing Arts                                              Music Teacher

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