This week in Culture we have important news from Co-curricular Music, more information about the Advanced Life Studios Family Portrait offer and the announcement of the combined St Patrick's and St John Fisher Colleges 2017 Musical.

St Columban’s Band Spectacular – October 14th and 15th

The Concert Band, Middle School String Ensemble, Woodwind Ensemble and Drum Corps will be performing at the St Columban’s Band Spectacular on 15th of October. Excursion letters will be sent out this week, however please see the performance times and dates below. We would like parents to transport their sons to the venue. If you know that transport on Saturday might be an issue for your family, please contact Kelly Jensen at


Cultural Support Group News

Advance Life Studios - Family Portrait

Advance Life Studios Family Portrait Sittings will take place in the Waterford Building on Saturday 19 November 2016. Sitting fee is $20.00 and all proceeds raised will support the Cultural activities of the College. Website is open now - so book your preferred times now! These photos make an ideal Christmas present for family and friends!

Flyers and reminders will be sent out in the coming weeks.

College Musical - Stop Press!!



  • WHAT: Announcing the Combined Colleges Musical to be staged in May 2017 - “High School Musical, On-Stage
  • WHO: Auditions are open to any student enrolled in St John Fisher College or St Patrick’s College in 2017
  • WHERE: St John Fisher College – Killoran Centre
  • WHEN: Monday 17 October(Student Free Day)
  • TIME: Chorus Auditions - 9.00am – 12.00 noon Lead Auditions-9.00am – 3.00pm
  • HOW: Click here for the Audition Pack, which provides detailed information about the show, rehearsal process and what is required to audition. You don’t need any previous musical /acting experience. Everyone is welcome to come and try-out!

Mr Geoff Samuels - Head of Culture