Senior Concert Band
The Foster Secondary College Senior Concert Band has continually increased the standard of music played by this group of music students which generally range from Years 9-12 and being in their 4th or greater year of learning.
The Senior Concert Band is the showcase FSC ensemble and has a busy performance schedule which includes participating annually at the Victorian School Music Festival. The band also tours each year.
The FSC Senior Concert Band is conducted by Ms Rebecca Bone and rehearses on Tuesday mornings from 7:30-8:40.
Intermediate Concert Band
The Intermediate Concert Band consists of students generally from Grade 6 through to Year 9. The majority of students are in their 2nd-3rd year of learning with the group also containing students who are playing a second instrument.
The Intermediate Concert Band has many performances and activities each year with one of the highlights being participation in various regional events and a tour to local primary schools.
The SFSC Intermediate Concert Band is conducted by Mr Alasdair and rehearses on Wednesday mornings from 7:30-8:40.
Blooming Beginner Concert Band
The Blooming Beginner Concert Band comprises students who have been learning for less than a year. Students generally are from Grade 5 through to Year 7. They come together to learn the art of ensemble playing and to enjoy creating music.
Rehearsals start just over a month after the students’ first lesson where they soon start preparing for their first ever performance.
Like the Intermediate Concert Band, the Blooming Beginner Concert Band has multiple performances and activities each year including participating in region wide workshop days and performances.
The FSC Senior Concert Band is conducted by Ms Rebecca Bone and rehearses on Thursday mornings from 7:30-8:30.
Senior Stage Band
The SFSC Stage Band is a highlight of the Music Program. It performs a wide variety of works and is comprised of the school’s advanced music students. The group also provides students with a wonderful opportunity to further their improvisational skills.
The FSC Stage Band is conducted by Mr Roy John. It rehearses on Friday mornings from 7:30-8:40.
The Vocal Ensemble is made up of enthusiastic students who form a vibrant choir. All students at FSC are encouraged to participate in the choir with no formal music training being necessary. This ensemble is a highlight of school concerts and other performances.
The FSC Choir is conducted by Ms Rebecca Bone. It rehearses during Tuesday lunchtimes.
Vocal Ensemble at End-of-Year Showcase