A look back in Music

Taking advantage of the Easter Break, Miss Johnson, Fyling Hall’s Head of Music, takes a look back in Music. Read more about the immediate impact of the coronavirus crisis on the Music Department and watch this space for her plans for the upcoming term . . .

As a Music Teacher it was with a heavy heart that I had to cancel the upcoming Fyling Hall School Orchestra concert and the school trip to see the Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra perform in Middlesbrough on Mother’s Day. Music is such an important part of peoples lives and to have the opportunity to perform live or to see see a live performance take place is a magical thing.

I have been so proud lately with the performances I have seen from the following pupils:

  • My amazing Year 11 and 12 musicians at their exam concert on the 12th of March (which thankfully wasn’t cancelled) and our final assembly of term. They all performed brilliantly and brought a tear to quite a few of our audience members eyes. This particular class are very special to me as they started the GCSE course when I joined Fyling Hall, and I have loved every minute of our journey together.
  • The fantastic Year 10 musicians who gained a joint first place at the Eskdale Festival out of eight different pieces of music and even got asked to perform at Regatta this year. Fingers crossed we will be able to put on our Summer concert with the fabulous Year 12 musicians.
  • To Fyling Hall’s Orchestra group who have been working hard for the end of term concert, but sadly never got to perform! I can’t wait until we get the chance to showcase our wonderful music from Harry Potter, Ghostbusters and the Simpsons. 
  • And finally to all my budding musicians from Year 5 all the way up to Year 9, your band work and performance skills work this term has been phenomenal and I can’t wait to see how you all progress through your years in KS3 and hopefully onto GCSE for some of you. Fyling Hall is very lucky to have such a stream of talented musicians and I cannot wait to see how you have progressed with your time off.

Thank you to Miss Johnson for this inspiration look back in music!