Opening Mass

Opening Mass at the Arena in Geelong saw our choir perform with the staff band for the liturgy. The song Lanterns had all students singing along at the end of the ceremony.

Open Mic on the Lawn, Clonard House for International Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day out the front of Clonard house we had many students take part in Karaoke. It was a beautiful sunny day and the students enjoyed singing along under the shade of the pine trees.

Recording Session for Clonard Singers at Kilbreda College, Mentone

Clonard Singers, Annie R, Sienna L, Ruby S, Chloe K, and Yu Ran T were selected for the Kildare Education Ministries recording of the upcoming Conference song in Melbourne at Kilbreda College, in Mentone. They recorded the song especially written for the conference. The KM Conference is taking place next week all over Australia. Our Principal, Luci Quinn, accompanied the students to the recording in Melbourne.

The Addams Family

The Quad School musical, The Addams Family is shaping up to be a great show. Our Director, Charlotte Crowley has been working with our actors and I have been working with our vocalists, and Ms Ferrarese has been working with the dancers. The Addams Family will be performed at Geelong Arts Centre (GAC) on July 25 – 27.

Top Arts

Our VCE students are attending Top Acts at the Recital Centre in Melbourne on Thursday. These are some of the best VCE student musicians from 2024. Clonard will travel down with Kardinia College and other Geelong secondary school music students.

Instrumental Music Lessons (Private lessons)

We offer Instrumental Music lessons here at Clonard during the school week. Our instrumental teachers are well qualified and work in the industry as well as teaching here at school. Lessons can be rotated by your teacher, so students don’t miss out on their lessons. Here is a list of what is on offer here at Clonard:

Instrumental Music Teachers (Private Tuition)

Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar: Tom Fraser, Steve Hobbs

Vocals: Claudia Bove

Violin and Cello: Mae Udarbe

Saxophone and Clarinet: Allister Cox

Trumpet and Trombone: Martin Greet

Drums and Percussion: Greg Gosbell

Flute: Sally Hobbs

Piano: Emma Piera

Please contact: for more information or the website:

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Music at Lunchtime and after school in the Music Room

We also offer these musical opportunities for students to learn for free with our experienced teachers.

Monday lunchtime: Rock band with Tom Fraser

Tuesday lunchtime: String Ensemble with Mae Udarbe

Thursday lunchtime: Clonard Singers with Ms Howard and Ms Bove

Thursday from 3.30pm: Clonard Concert Band with Allister Cox

Ms Howard – Music Leader