Beacon Hill Academy Summer Concert

The summer concert for 2016 was a huge success, featuring performances from all of our school ensembles plus a special addition from our year 11 students.

Junior jazz band opened the evening with the Frank Sinatra classic ‘Fly Me To The Moon’ followed by a’Pokerface’ by Lady Gaga.  This performance saw Lydia Whitehouse (11CO) perform […]

May 17th, 2016|Latest News, Music, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Beacon Hill Academy Summer Concert

Charity Concert a complete success!

The evening of Friday 15th of April saw a high quality and entertaining concert performed by students from Beacon Hill Academy. This was the first ever charity Concert at the school which was organised by the House Captains with Mr Riccardo, the House Leadership Co-ordinator overseeing the event. All funds were raised for […]

April 24th, 2016|Achievements, Gifted & Talented, Latest News, Music, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Charity Concert a complete success!

Success in the National Concert Festival

On Saturday 9th April members of the concert band took part in The National Festival of the National Concert Band Festival at The Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. The festival the concert band performed in was the National Festival of this event which was made up of all the qualifying bands from […]

April 14th, 2016|Achievements, Gifted & Talented, Latest News, Music, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Success in the National Concert Festival

Beacon Hill Academy Students play Carol music in supermarkets.

From the 21st December up until Christmas eve, students from the school band in years 7 – 11 gave up their holiday to play carols in the local supermarkets including Dudley Tesco, Wombourne Sainsbury’s and Sedgley Co-Op.

Students played for three hours each day and received some excellent feedback about the sound they were making and […]

January 5th, 2016|Achievements, Music, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Beacon Hill Academy Students play Carol music in supermarkets.

Beacon Hill Academy Carol Service – December 16th 2015

All Saints Church provided the venue for an evening of Christmas variety at Beacon Hill Academy’s Carol Service. A packed congregation were treated to a carefully chosen programme of songs, carols, band numbers and drama sketches; which showcased the talent and versatility of over 40 performers.

We were very pleased to be joined on this evening […]

December 18th, 2015|Art, Drama, Latest News, Music, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Beacon Hill Academy Carol Service – December 16th 2015

RAF Cosford – Open Day

Students from Beacon Hill Academy were invited to take part in an Open Day at RAF Cosford organised by The Corps of Army Music Brass Band. Eight students visited the camp with the day comprising of a tour of the site, rehearsals and open discussions about life as an army musician.
Our students were […]

November 25th, 2015|Latest News, Music, Trips and Events|Comments Off on RAF Cosford – Open Day

Band Success

On Sunday 22nd November, members of the concert band took part in The Regional Festival of the National Concert Band Festival in Altrincham. The festival is designed for school bands to perform alongside each other with the aim of being awarded a place at the National Festival in April.

The concert band started the school band […]

November 24th, 2015|Latest News, Music, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Band Success

Enrichment Day in Expressive Arts

In music, students took part in either an African or Indian drumming session led by staff from Dudley Performing Arts. They used traditional, original drums and learnt the history and techniques used to play the instruments before having a go themselves and taking part in a class performance!

In art, students throughout the day built […]

November 24th, 2015|Art, Drama, Music|Comments Off on Enrichment Day in Expressive Arts

Extra-Curricular

From Brass Band to Vocal training to Music Technology, why not get involved with the Music Extra-Curricular clubs! Interested?  Please Click Here to view the extra-curricular timetable.

September 7th, 2015|Latest News, Music|Comments Off on Extra-Curricular

Music Summer Concert

The Beacon Hill Academy Summer Concert was held on the Tuesday 23rd June, showcasing a huge amount of musical talent in all years of the school. The evening was opened with the Brass Band playing a programme to include “Stars and Stripes Forever” conducted by Mark Hadlington.

One of the main highlights of the evening was […]

July 9th, 2015|Latest News, Music, Trips and Events|Comments Off on Music Summer Concert