Mansfield State High School

at , Brisbane, 4122 Australia

Mansfield State High School is a co-educational government secondary school of approximately 1950 students. It is located in Mansfield, a suburb in the south of Brisbane, Australia. Opened in 1974, the school in more recent years has become known for its music, information technology, and french immersion programs.The previous principal, Murray Kay, joined the school in 1990, the same year that the school's French Immersion program commenced. In 2011, James Sloman became the principal after Kay retired in 2010.A new building is being constructed to accommodate the introduction of 300 Year 7 students, who will be joining the secondary school in a statewide effort to bring Queensland's education system in line with other Australian states.MusicMansfield's Music program consists of over 20 ensembles including: 4 Concert Bands (Beginner, Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced) - (Chamber Winds, Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Winds and Concert Band) 4 Jazz Ensembles (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Advanced) - (Stage Band, Jazz Ensemble, Combo and Big Band) 4 String Orchestras (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced) - (String Orchestra, Museaus, Sinfonia, Camerata and Celtic Strings) 5 Choirs: Three girls choirs (Junior, Intermediate, Senior) (Cantrice, Cantus, Cantabile) One male choir (Beginner) - (Male Chorus) One full SATB choir (Advanced) - (Chorale) Orchestra (Advanced) Woodwind Choir (Beginner) The school's premier ensemble, Concert Band, has won the Queensland Music Festival for several years and in 2006 made it to the Grand Final of Fanfare (a Queensland music competition). In the past the band has been requested for performances such as the Commonwealth Games Torch Relay, Anzac Day ceremonies as well as private events. In 2013, under the direction of choral conductor Margaret Long, the school's Chorale performed in the biannual Education Queensland Choral Fanfare Gala Concert (representing the Queensland Metropolitan Region)


Mansfield State High School

Brisbane , QLD 4122
Australia
Contact Phone
P: 3452 5333
Website
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Opening time

  • Mondays: 08:00- 16:00
  • Tuesdays: 08:00- 16:00
  • Wednesdays: 08:00- 16:00
  • Thursdays: 08:00- 16:00
  • Fridays: 08:00- 16:00

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