Mother Mary Molloy Band (Mother Mary Molloy Ensemble
Rehearsal: Monday 7.20 am – 8.20 am)
The Mother Mary Molloy Band has been named after Mother Mary
Molloy, a Dominican sister, who was a gifted musician. Mary Molloy was born in
Dublin on 4 May 1832 She entered the community on September 12 1851, aged 19,
and received the habit on February 14, 1852. Tall, dignified, graceful in
appearance, Mother Mary Molloy was singularly gifted in many ways. Mary Molloy
and her brothers had been educated privately. She spoke French, German and
Italian fluently, and was sent to France to complete her education. She was a
gifted musician, an artist, a mathematician and in addition, an excellent
This band is for players of woodwind, brass and percussion
instruments with limited opportunities for keyboard players. The band performs
at school concerts, community events and are also involved in some band
competitions. The Mother Mary Molloy Band is conducted by Mr Tim Opstelten.
"The Oranges" Rock Band ("The Oranges" Rock Band Rehearsal: Thursday 12.35 pm – 1.15 pm)
The college Rock Band is an auditioned group whose
repertoire is based on a popular and rock genre. It offers guitar students and
other instrumentalists and vocalists the opportunity to play in a small
ensemble situation. The Rock Band performs at a variety of school and community
events. The Rock Band is conducted and directed by Mr Seamus Coye.
San Sisto College Choir - Veritas Voices (Meet Tuesday 3.15 – 4.15 pm in the College Chapel)
The choir is made up of girls from Year 8 - 12. This
ensemble is not auditioned, with the emphasis being on the enjoyment and sense
of achievement created by regular rehearsals and performances. All students are
encouraged to join the choir, develop their musical skills and build new
friendships. All instrumental students are encouraged to be members of the
choir as it contributes positively to the development of aural skills and
reading. Where possible the choir will perform in competitions. They
participate in school liturgies, school events, combined programs and concerts.
The Veritas Voices are conducted and directed by Ms Stephanie Dick.
Vox Angelicus (Vox Angelicus Rehearsal:Tuesday 4.15 – 5.15 pm in the College Chapel)
This specialist group of singers are chosen after an
audition process. Members of Vox Angelicus must also be members of the Veritas
Voices. Vox Angelicus rehearsal will follow the Veritas Voices rehearsal on a
Tuesday afternoon after school. Vox Angelicus is conducted by Ms Stephanie
dou Ensemble (Seignadou Rehearsal: Wednesday 3.15 – 4.30 pm)
adou means 'sign from God' and the college's newest
ensemble group who provide the liturgical music for the college. They play at
all college masses, liturgies, assemblies and other muscial events within the
college. The ensemble is largely made up of senior students who have developed
their skills in our other ensembles and choir. Seignadou is conducted by Mrs
Siena Strings Ensemble (Siena Strings Rehearsal: Wednesday 7.20 am – 8.20 am)
The String Ensemble
consists of students from Year 8 – 12 who are able to play a string instrument.
It is expected that all girls learning a string instrument will participate
positively in this group. The String Ensemble performs at a variety of school
and community events and they are also involved in some competitions. The Siena
Strings are conducted and directed by Ms Deanna Connelly.