Glenaeon Rudolf Steiner School Jazz Combo to perform at the Castlecrag Community Fair

The Glenaeon Rudolf Steiner School Jazz Combo will perform live on the main stage at the Castlecrag Community Fair on Sunday 20 October at 1pm.   The band will play a half-hour set including tunes such as Cantaloupe Island, Straight No Chaser, Sol Y Sombra.

Glenaeon’s Head of Music, Mr Christian Lillicrap said he was delighted that students had the opportunity to play for the local community. The music selected will have broad appeal for young and old. The performance is also a celebration of 100 years of Steiner Education in Australia. 

“Glenaeon is the only Steiner High School on Sydney’s North Shore and it has a rich and strong music history. The Music Department at Glenaeon consists of two full-time teachers and 20 instrumental music teachers.  Throughout the school we live into the essence of music; it is an integral part of the curriculum at all age levels. From the fluid, heartfelt singing and movement of early childhood to the conscious discipline of more formal music tuition, music is a core component of our unique education offering,” said Mr Lillicrap.

Head of School, Andrew Hill said, “Music deeply nurtures the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual aspects of a growing child. It enriches the learning process of each individual, enlivens the family home, enhances the atmosphere of the classroom and draws together the whole school community – an at the Castlecrag Fair – the whole community. Acquiring the skills and tools for artistic expression offers an opportunity to explore and experience the highest qualities of what it is to be human. Our school fosters musical excellence in all areas – singing, instrumental, performance, and academic.”

Glenaeon Rudolf Steiner School Jazz Combo

  • Glenaeon Rudolf Steiner School, Head of Music, Christian Lillicrap
  • Jazz Band Director/Bass Guitar, Adriaan Mees
  • Trumpet – Leigh Perry (Year 11), Wes Arconati (Year 9), Mya Hill (Year 8)
  • Flugelhorn – Joe Gilmore (Year 10)
  • Tenor Sax – Ryan Agnew (Year 10)
  • Piano – Taran Talbott (Year 7)
  • Drums – Bryn Arnold (Year 12)
  • Guitar – Scarlet McQueen (Year 9)

Glenaeon Rudolf Steiner School will also have a stall presence at the Fair for anyone in the community that wishes to find out more about Glenaeon’s education offering of Preschool, Playgroups, and Kindergarten through to Year 12 independent co-education. The stall will be shared with Grassroots Eco Store presenting authentic, earth-friendly products that are either Australian made, fair trade, non-toxic, organic, recycled and sustainable supporting local artisans and ethical goods producers.

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About Glenaeon Rudolf Steiner School
Glenaeon is an independent, co-educational school catering for children from Preschool through to Year 12. The school is situated on three inspiring campuses on Sydney’s North Shore. Its main campus at Middle Cove (Class 3-Year 12) is located in a natural bushland setting reaching down to Middle Harbour. The Kindergarten to Class 2 campus is situated nearby in Castlecrag while the Preschool is in Willoughby.

For over 60 years, Glenaeon has provided an academically challenging, culturally enriching, warm, and humane environment for young students. Through a broad and challenging curriculum and co-curricular program, students are encouraged to think creatively, act ethically, and express themselves culturally. Glenaeon’s goal is to help students find meaning in life, and to live a life with meaning.

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