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Woodwind Ensembles

Saxophone Quartet

Sheldon College's most accomplished saxophone students are invited to audition for the Sheldon College Saxophone Quartet, with auditions taking place at the start of each year. This specialist ensemble will have opportunities to enter competitions and festivals, as well as delivering performances on College Assembly and other events throughout the year. The Saxophone Quartet has maintained consistently high standards when performing at the annual Queensland Clarinet and Saxophone Society Competition, winning First and Second Prize during the past four years in the High School Ensemble section. Playing in the Sheldon College Saxophone Quartet exposes students to playing many styles of chamber music including pop, classical, Latin, jazz and encourages students to take initiative with their music making during rehearsal and performance.

Instrumentation - Soprano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone and Baritone Saxophone.

Rehearsal Venue - Woodwind Studio

Times - Friday 7:00am

Conductor - Miss Annie Larsen

Clarinet Quartet

Sheldon College's most accomplished clarinet students are invited to audition for the Sheldon College Clarinet Quartet, with auditions taking place at the start of each year. This specialist ensemble will have opportunities to enter competitions and festivals, as well as delivering performances on College Assembly and other events throughout the year. In addition to regularly appearing at the Queensland Clarinet and Saxophone Society Competition, the Clarinet Quartet were awarded Highly Commended in 2013 in the High School Ensemble section. The Sheldon College Clarinet Quartet covers many styles including classical, pop, jazz and movie music. Rehearsals give students the opportunity to develop their listening and problem solving skills and express their musical ideas.

Instrumentation - Bb Clarinet X 3 and Bass Clarinet.

Rehearsal Venue - Woodwind Studio

Times - Monday 7:00am

Conductor - Miss Annie Larsen

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