There are also many co-curricular opportunities at Nelson College for those students interested in the performing arts. These include: Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival, Laugh Nelson, Showquest, Theatresports Competition and Vast Dance. Senior Drama classes also produce full class productions every year.
Music can be chosen as an option at all levels, Year 9 through to Year 13. Study will include performance as a soloist and in a group, writing music, concentrated listening, reading musical symbols and studying classical, jazz and rock music written by a variety of composers.
Co-curricular music is thriving and includes jazz band, concert band, brass ensemble, choir, string group, and drumming group. All students are welcome to be a part of music within the College.
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