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The Kruger State School music department offers many exciting music opportunities for all students from Prep to Year 6 throughout the school year.  The comprehensive sequential classroom music program includes:

  • singing
  • playing instruments
  • listening
  • moving
  • improvising
  • composing.

Support and expansion of music activities, resources and communication is provided through the Kruger State School online virtual music classrooms from Prep to Year 6.  Click here for instructions on how on logon on the music virtual classrooms. All students are provided with opportunities to build their own digital music portfolios, and to burn them onto DVDs.

The Education Queensland Instrumental Music Program at Kruger State Schools teaches selected students from Years 5-6 in small group lessons on brass, woodwind and percussion instruments, during school time.  These students perform in our Kruger Concert Band.  The specialist instrumental teacher visits our school weekly.

Kruger SS also offers music tuition for all students through extra-curricular music activities throughout the year.  The 12 Page Music Cup is a music reading and performance program on recorder, guitar and keyboard after which students join our very successful Kruger State School Recorder Band.

The Kruger Lollipop Carnival Band involves students playing recorders, drums, cymbals, guitars, agogo bells etc. in the annual Jacaranda Festival Parade.

Kruger State School has a strong and successful music performance tradition both at school and within the community.  The Kruger SS Recorder Band has achieved:

  • 1st place in the Ipswich Eisteddfod nine times from 2001
  • 1st place in the Silkstone Eisteddfod nine times from 2000. 

Recorder Band members performing in the Duos/Trios section have achieved:

  • 1st place in the Silkstone Eisteddfod eight times since 2003. 

The Kruger Lollipop Carnival Band has achieved:

  • 1st  place in the Jacaranda Festival Parade six times from 2001.

Research strongly demonstrates that music education promotes development in social (engaged participant), emotional (confident), physical (skilled), and intellectual skills benefiting your child’s learning in all their school subjects, including literacy and numeracy, during their critical primary school years.