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Welcome to the Expressive Arts Faculty which consists of the subjects Art & Design, Drama, Music and Photography 

You can follow the Expressive Arts Faculty on Twitter @ArtsMadras and Instagram @madras_music_drama  and @madrasart9 for updates.

This busy faculty aims to provide pupils with an exciting and enjoyable experience in the arts while enabling them to enhance their creative talent, develop their skills and prepare them with valuable skills for the workplace. Further details of specific courses can be found within the individual subject pages

Faculty News

All Music extra-curricular groups are busy rehearsing for the next performance.  (see extra-curricular timetable for further details).  Drama club is running every Thursday lunchtime for S1 and S2 pupils.

 

Celebrating Success

  • Congratulations to Eric Hao S6 for passing with Merit his Grade 8 Piano exam

  • Congratulations to Lexi Paterson S4 for passing with Merit her Grade 4 Drum Kit exam

  • Congratulations to Howard More S3 for passing with Merit his Grade 6 Piano exam

  • James Mitchell has been selected for the Byre Theatre Pantomime – Jack & the Beanstalk.

  • Congratulations to Jonah Thomson S1 for passing with Merit his Grade 3 Piano exam 

  • Congratulations to Lucy Franks S1 for passing with Distinction her Grade 5 Violin exam

  • Congratulations to Daniel Armstrong S3 for passing with Merit his Grade 8 Piano exam

  • Congratulations to Daniel Armstrong S3 who has been selected for the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland - Junior Orchestra

  • Congratulations to Andrew Armstrong S5 who has been selected for the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland - Senior Orchestra

  • Congratulations to Zimeng Chen S3 for passing with Merit her Grade 4 Piano exam

  • Congratulations to Mark Stevenson S1 who has been offered a place in the NBC Training Choir of NYCOS National Boys Choir.

  • Congratulations to Zaara Nabi S5 for passing with Merit her Grade 5 Piano exam.

  • Congratulations to Eric Hao S6 who was awarded Piper of the Year 2022 by the St Andrews Burns Club.  The trophy was presented by the new president Kyff Roberts.

E Hao Burns Piper of the Year 2022

 

  • Congratulations to Tara McGhie S3 for passing with distinction her Grade 4 Piano exam.

 

Please let us know of any wider achievements your child has been involved in.  We would love hear about it!

 

Gallery

S2 Pupils Art work in progress for this term

 

 Study Support

Study support is available every Monday and Wednesday after school in the Music Department

Study support is available every Monday after school in the Drama Department

 

 Staff list

 Music

Mrs Miller (PTC Curriculum)

Mrs Day

Mrs Nisbet

Miss Sharp (PT Guidance)

 

Drama

Mrs Garrie (PT Drama)

Mrs Day

Mrs Hall

Ms McGrath

 

Art & Design

Mr Wotherspoon (PT Art & Design)

Mrs Day

Mrs Houston

Miss Stewart

 

Music Instructors

Mrs Furness - Lower Strings

Mrs Gibson – Piano

Mr Higgins – Upper Strings

Mr Irwin – Guitar

Mrs Morrison – Percussion

Mrs Ritchie - Woodwind

Ms Russell – Clarsach

Mrs de Villiers – Brass

 

Pipe Band Tutors

Mr Aitken – Bagpipes

Mr Barron - Bagpipes

Mr Foggo – Pipe Band Drumming