Groups

 

Youth Symphony (YS)GCYO Logo
Rehearsals: Fridays 6.30 – 9.30 PM (strings); 7.30 – 9.30 PM (wind, brass and percussion)
AMEB grade 6+
80-member symphony orchestra
Instruments:  Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Flute, Piccolo, Oboe, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, French Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Bass Trombone, Tuba,  Harp, Piano, Percussion (incl. timpani, xylophone, glockenspiel, bass & snare drums, triangle, cymbals etc)

Junior Symphony (JS)
Rehearsals: Thursdays 4:45 – 6:45 PM
AMEB grade 4+
70-member symphony orchestra
Instruments:  Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Flute, Piccolo, Oboe, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, French Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Bass Trombone, Tuba, Harp, Piano, Percussion (incl. timpani, xylophone, glockenspiel, bass & snare drums, triangle, cymbals etc)

String Orchestra (SO)
Rehearsals:  Thursdays 4.45 – 6.45 PM
AMEB grade 2+
45-member string orchestra

Instruments:  Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass

Big Band (BB)
Rehearsals: Tuesdays 5.30 – 7.30 PM
AMEB grade 6+
20-member big band
Instruments:  Double Bass, Trumpet, Trombone, Bass Trombone, Tuba, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Bari Sax, Piano, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drum Kit

Little Big Band (LBB)
Rehearsals: Tuesdays 5.30 – 7.30 PM
AMEB grade 2+
20-member big band
Instruments:  Double Bass, Trumpet, Trombone, Bass Trombone, Tuba, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Bari Sax, Piano, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drum Kit

Please note: the GCYO observes the same holidays as Queensland State Schools, published by Education Queensland.

____________________________________

 Instrument Mix Ideal

The following instrument mix is considered ideal for GCYO Groups.

  YS JS SO LBB BB
Violin 1 14 14 12
Violin 2 14 14 12
Viola 12 12 10
Cello 12 12 10
Double Bass 6 6 4
Flute 3 3
Clarinet 2 2
Bass Clarinet 1 1
Oboe 2 2
Bassoon 2 2
French Horn 4 4
Trumpet 3 3 5 5
Trombone 3 3 4 4
Tuba 1 1
Percussion 4 4
Piano/keyboard 1 1 1 1
Alto Sax 2 2
Bari Sax 1 1
Tenor Sax 2 2
Bass 1 1
Guitar 1 1
Drum Kit 1 1
Vocals 1 1
TOTAL 70 70 36 19 19

 

 Posted by at 9:36 AM