Yeti Hunt

The CYS Performing Arts Centre truly lived up to its name last term as we proudly premiered the musical ‘Yeti Hunt’ over three performances and several packed houses.
The show was a testament to the skill, determination, teamwork and abilities of all our students and the adults who...

UNISA Big Band Visit

The UNISA Big Band visited CYS on Friday August 31, to run an improvisation workshop with our music students and perform at the Barley Stacks winery. The twenty piece strong band setup in the Performing Arts Centre alongside the Concert Band students and we rehearsed a medley from the movie...

Yeti Hunt Update – Week 7

Important Dates

Just a reminder that we have two evening performances this year. The survey we conducted earlier this year indicated just two students would be unable to attend both nights.
Please let the school know as soon as possible if your child is unavailable for a performance...

Balaklava Eisteddfod

This year’s Balaklava Eisteddfod was held on Friday and August 3 and CYS was well represented by the school’s Junior Concert band and as part of the YP Combined School’s Band.

Junior Concert...

Music Is Fun Band 2018 – Report

The Music Is Fun Band made its annual trip to CYS on Thursday June 7 to perform for our K-6 students and children from the Maitland Lutheran School and Ardrossan Area School.
As always, the band brought its high-excitement, high-participation concert to the Recreation Centre and it was just...

Junior Concert Band Rehearsal

Our Junior Concert Band had its first 2018 rehearsal on Thursday May 17.

The band, comprising 5-8 beginner students and more advanced helper students, have been learning several band songs as part of their regular instrumental lessons with Debbie Schwartz.

Today was the first time they had...

CYS Festival Choir

The Festival Choir students were put through their paces in week 11 with moderation from the assistant director of the Festival of Music team - Cathy Lange.
The Students were assessed on three songs Kusimama -a Swahili folk song, Dare to be Square by Guy Sebastian and Djapana by Yothu Yindi....

ANZAC Dawn Service 2018

ANZAC Dawn Service 2018

The 2018 ANZAC Dawn Service performance by the CYS and Combined YP Schools Concert Band was well supported by students, old scholars, community members and staff.

The weather was cold but a clear sky encouraged a large crowd to gather at the Maitland memorial.

Many former band members...