Hargest is recognised for our excellence in music.
Specialist teachers provide a diverse range of musical opportunities in Orchestral, Choral, Contemporary and Theatrical Performances
Three annual multi levelled productions give huge numbers of students the opportunity to perform on stage in popular musicals. The most recent of which was South Pacific.
Highly popular and rewarding, Hargest groups perform with the best in this competition.
Contemporary rock song writing and performance is a real Hargest strength with many groups regularly winning the regional finals.
James Hargest College is proud to present our very own Gold Award winning, 55 member strong, international touring Concert Band.
This is a unique opportunity to participate in this consistently high performing band.
Nationally Recognized Performers
Annually Hargest students are selected for national youth orchestras, bands and choirs.
Regional award winning groups have consistently won prestigious awards in diverse genre and ensembles.
Ancora, our elite four part harmony choir, successfully performs at very high levels. School and junior choirs are active and important parts of the musical culture of the Hargest.
Academic and performance music options are available with the latest technology and resources enabling our students to perform at the highest academic level.
Private Music Lessons
Lessons are available in percussion, strings, voice, brass and woodwind. Instrument hire and lessons are available at a maximum cost of $60 per year.