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Indy School Rocks: Banding Together

MRIS bands belted out some well-received tracks during the 2018 Midday Matinee last week. Students, teachers and parents enjoyed the senior and junior bands’ line-up. Students ranging in age from Yr 4 to 6 make up the bands, Devil Angels and The Mangy Meerkats and play a range of instruments including guitar and drums. Music […]

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MRIS’s ‘Devil Angels’ Big Day Out!

A recent gig by MRIS band, ‘Devil Angels’ was hailed a great success at the ‘Small Schools Big Day Out’ held recently. ‘Devil Angels’ was part of the line-up at the inaugural event held at Margaret River Montessori. Manfred Bruggler said it was a good experience for the band to see other school bands performing. […]

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Battle of the Bands at MRIS!

Crowds were entertained by a fantastic musical performance from Margaret River Independent School bands at the 2017 Musical Midday Matinee on Tuesday. Junior and Senior bands played some great songs under the guidance of MRIS music guru, Manfred Bruggler. MRIS principal, Wendy Roediger said that as part of the school’s music programme, student performance on […]

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Rio aims for the stars!

MRIS Year 6 student, Rio Haigh has ‘stars in his eyes’ after recently being selected to attend Perth’s John Curtin College of Arts. One of only a small number of students to make the cut, Rio will study Music for Guitar and Voice in 2017. He  said he looked forward to the challenge and meeting […]

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Its all about the Bass!
Year 6 student, Sally Howden-Woodland showed her skills on the bass guitar. 
Sally is a member of Loudmouth and the MRIS Ensemble. She has been a keen musician since she joined MRIS in kindergarten.

Battle of the Bands!

Live music from MRIS’s school bands  entertained crowds of parents, staff and students during the MidYear Music Matinee was held on Tuesday. MRIS’s talented musicians rocked the stage with a number of well received sets. Loudmouth and NoName are made up of Year 5 and 6 students who practice under  MRIS’s own musical guru, Manfred […]

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African Drum Beat!

Traditional African call and response songs echoed around MRIS last week when Ghana Beat My Drum visited the school. Students enjoyed singing, dancing and drumming with Jonas Tandoh as well as learning about the culture of Africa, particularly Ghana. Principal, Wendy Roediger said MRIS students learnt words from the local languages, Ga Tui Mzema and […]

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