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The Arts

​Encompassing Art, Drama, Dance, Film & Television, and Music, the Arts Faculty is an energetic and essential part of the Sunshine Beach State High School community. In all year levels across the arts, students are given the opportunity to engage in and acquire knowledge of a range of forms, styles and genres. They have the opportunity to use a range of arts technologies to create and present their work, and learn how to solve problems with intuition, creativity and imagination.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Staff

 
 
 
​Ms Helen Leyden
Head of Department
Conductor Percussion Ensembles
 
Mr David Allan
Director of Music
Junior and Senior Music
Instrumental Music Instructor (Strings)
Conductor String Orchestra
Mr Bruce Barnett
Instrumental Music Instructor
(w/wind; brass; percussion)
Conductor Stage Band
Ms Vivienne Ellis
Vocal Program Co-ordinator
Junior Music
Music Extension
Conductor Vocal Ensembles and Choir
velli12@eq.edu.au
 
Ms Laura Ellis
Junior Art
Mr Calvin Hunter
Instrumental Music Instructor
(w/wind; brass; percussion)
Concert Band Conductor
chunt98@eq.edu.au

Ms Ella Holmes
Junior Visual Art, Junior & Senior Film, Television and New Media
Mr Joe Morris
Junior and Senior Film, Television and
New Media
jmorr179@eq.edu.au

Mrs Greer Stockton
Dance Co-ordinator
Junior and Senior Dance
Junior and Senior Art
Art Strand Cert II and Cert III in Visual Art
Cheersquad Coach
gstoc6@eq.edu.au
Ms Anna Kahler
Junior and Senior Drama
akahl10@eq.edu.au 

                                                              

Mrs Julie Sylvester
Junior Dance
jsylv7@eq.edu.au

 
Mr Sam Williams
Junior and Senior Drama, Junior Drama & Theatre Sports Co-ordinator
Mrs Janine Bates
Junior and Senior Visual Art, Cert II and Cert III Visual Art - Art and Photography strands 
 
 
 
  
To find out more about what is offered at Sunshine Beach SHS in the area of The Arts, click on the areas listed below.

Year 7

Students will study in the Arts areas of Dance and Drama.
 
 
 

Year 8         

 

Students will study in the Arts areas of Visual Arts and Music.

 
 

 

 
 
 

Year 9    

 
Students elect to study in the Arts across the areas of Dance, Drama, Media Arts, Music and Visual Arts.
 
Download the Year 9 subject selection booklet (PDF, 1.7MB) for more information about the following subjects.
 
Art          
Music      
Drama     
Dance     
Media / Film, Television & New Media  
 
 
 
 
  
 
 

 "Run" by Alex and Kayla.

 

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The video above is an example of work completed by students in Year 9 Media.  The task was to complete a stop-motion animation.

This example is by students Kayla Henwood & Alex Fitzgerald.​

Year 10

Students elect to study in the Arts across the areas of Dance, Drama, Media Arts, Music and Visual Arts.
 
 
  

Years 11 and 12

 
 
Download the Year 11 and 12 subject selection booklet (PDF, 1.9MB) for more information about the following subjects.
 
 
 
 
 

Authority Subjects

(contributes towards an OP)  ​


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Visual  Art                                 

 

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Drama     

Dance      

 

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Music       

Film, Television and New Media
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Music Extension (Year 12 only) ​
  
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 

 
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Extra-curricular

 
 
 

2017 Music Performance Handbook (PDF, 1050KB)

Vocal Music Program

Multi Program (w/wind, brass & percussion)

String Program

String Orchestra

Concert Band

Stage Band

Percussion Ensemble

Vocal Ensemble & Vocal Group

Music Scholarships (PDF, 441KB)

Cheerleading (PPT, 13 MB)

Creative Generation (including the Ministers Award for Excellence in Art)

Arts Exhibitions