Music educator Richard Gill argues the case for igniting the imagination through music and for making our own music. In this talk, he leads the TEDxSydney audience through some surprising illustrations of the relationship between music and our imagination. Richard Gill has been Music Director of the Victorian Opera Company since its inception in 2006. He has also been Artistic Director of OzOpera, Artistic Director/Chief Conductor of the Canberra Symphony Orchestra and Adviser for the Musica Viva in Schools Program. Currently the Artistic Director of the Sydney Symphony's Education Program, Richard has frequently conducted for Opera Australia and OzOpera, Meet the Music (SSO), Discovery concerts (Sydney Sinfonia); Ears Wide Open (MSO), and Canberra, Queensland and Tasmanian symphony orchestras.
To answer this question briefly it is a balanced curriculum of music, science, humanities, theology, physical education, visual arts and several other factors. Click the headline to learn more...
The Madeleine Choir School targets the right sized classroom and age appropriate curriculum that includes learning by play in our Pre-K and Kindergarten Classes and progressively moves into college and high school preparation in our Middle School Classes. Other special activities throughout a students progression at MCS include Safari Night (1st), Invention Fair (2nd), Nativity Play (4th), Teton Science School (6th) and more. MCS has a Lego League Team, Chess Club, and several athletic teams including soccer, baseball, volleyball, la crosse, and basketball. These variables in conjunction with our amazing faculty and staff set our alumni apart as they excel in the high school and college ranks.
We encourage you to contact our Office of Admissions to further explore the Choir School as an option for your child.