Students in Year 8 are again studying Chinese music this year with expert tutors coming in to teach the Pipa (lute), Erhu (violin), Dizi (flute) and Guzheng (zither). Selected students will then play a piece as part of the Chinese New Year celebrations after the holiday.
Pop Idol is back again for 2020! The event takes place on Friday the 14th of February from 7PM to 9PM at the European Secondary Campus. As usual, students will perform musical numbers of their choice after a gruelling audition process. We’re sure you’ll love the charisma, sonorous notes and talent on display! Food and Read more about Pop Idol 2020[…]
Our students recently worked with physical theatre practitioner Mark Hill on cross-curricular sessions that focused on collaborating across Creative Arts subjects. The focus of the sessions was to encourage students to find new perspectives to inspire their creativity by using skills from other Creative Arts subjects. Here are two student reflections on the process and Read more about Mark Hill Physical Theatre Cross-Curricular Sessions[…]
This week our H3 students displayed their artwork in the Phase 2 Atrium. We work is a culmination of their first six months in the IB Diploma Programme. We look forward to seeing how these ideas…and the artists evolve over the course of the Diploma Programme.
Our Lantern-making CCA is working toward creating one of the first creative exhibitions for our new Phase Three building. Ten students have started the task of creating a lantern for display in the newly created atrium space. We look forward to seeing the final product shortly after Chinese New Year, ready for its new “home” Read more about Lantern Making CCA for Phase Three[…]
Creating original theatre is always challenging. This week H4 IB Theatre students completed their Collaborative Project and met this challenge with commitment and creativity. They performed their piece called ‘Mute’ to an intimate audience at ESC. The group of students were inspired by current issues explored at the Oslo Freedom Forum, held in Taiwan, in September this year. Read more about H4 IB Student Performance Evening[…]
Come and support our TES musicians at the Taipei European School Christmas Concert. Friday 6th December Daan Park Amphitheatre 6.30pm onwards Free Admission
On Thursday, November 21st in the Hard Drama Space, H1 Drama students performed their Devised Theatre performances. In class, we began with famous and infamous character relationships whose lives change or whose lives changed us. The actors chose different stimuli: Noah & Man – a newspaper article about a young man who ended his life Read more about H1 Devised Performance Evening 2019[…]
The Music Department celebrated its 4th Annual Recital Evening last Friday with 17 acts performing in the Phase II Atrium. The standard of performances was excellent, and the brand new concert grand piano and concert harp were given a fitting welcome to the European Secondary Campus.
Students wanting to attend this event, which will be held in Kuala Lumpur from April 23rd-27th need to sign up by the end of this weekend. This festival is open to all students who play orchestral instruments (no piano or harp) or sing (will be choir based singing). For this trip to run, further sign Read more about Music FOBISIA Intermediate Festival[…]
Eleven Key Stage Three students from all three sections performed live on Radio ICRT this morning to promote the performances at the upcoming Christmas Bazaar. Students visited the ICRT studios to promote the event as well as to get an experience of what it is like inside a real live radio studio.
Year 7 students were treated to a 40 minute performance by members of the Taipei Jazz Orchestra on Tuesday this week. The big band came and played a varied set of music, promoting their upcoming Christmas Concert. Year 7 students were able to get close to the performers and their instruments; At one point the Read more about Taipei Jazz Orchestra Visit[…]
Our wonderful dance troupes have done it again! Please read below Mrs Jill Kennedy’s summary of our students’ wonderful recent achievements: For the eighth year in a row, TES students have competed in the regional qualifiers and won the competition, entitling them to represent Taipei in the national competition. This year, I have had slightly less Read more about TES Dancers Shine![…]
Our H2 Drama students performed their final Devised Assessment pieces this week as part of their IGCSE course requirements. We’re proud of the creativity, responsibility and focus shown by all involved in this student-led production evening. Please enjoy some photos that highlight the quality of the performances.
We look forward to seeing as many members of our community at tonight’s Music Recital Evening. 6.30pm-8.00pm Phase 2 Atrium It’s not too late to RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
Last Friday night on the 1st of November the European Secondary Campus shook with the raucous sounds of spooks and screaming guitars at the 2019 Monster Bash. Students enjoyed live rock bands, great food, a Haunted House and a variety of party games. The event was entirely organised by the Music Leaders and the Student Read more about Halloween Monster Bash Concert and Disco[…]
This week our H3 Film students employed many of the technical skills that they will require to fulfill the requirements of the IBDP Film Course. Students tried their hand at a variety of roles from scripting, directing, acting, filming, recording, lighting and editing. Students will need to demonstrate both practical and theoretical knowledge of these Read more about IB Film Students Get Practical[…]
Students strummed and strutted ahead of tonight’s Monster Bash Halloween Rock Concert. The evening includes all-student provided live music, games, spooky treats, and the ever-popular Haunted House! This event has been entirely organised by our students leaders and musicians. Watch the blog for photos of what promises to be a “phantasmic” night full of fun!
The Music Department celebrated its 20th Annual Music Concert this week with around 100 students performing in the Phase II Atrium. The event was very successful, with the choirs in full voice, a wide range of smaller ensembles presenting interesting programmes, and the orchestra rounding out the night.
To mark the end of the first half-term our resident rockers, the The Four Horsemen performed lunchtime concert. It was a high-energy and loud way to ring in the start of half-term holidays!