The Essington Choir
The Songsters Choir, conducted by Jill Kuhn, enjoys singing at out of school events. Songsters commence in second semester of Year 1 and progress to Junior School Choir in the second semester of Year 3. They have been most successful at past Eisteddfods, earning the title of Best Primary School Choir Year 3 in 2007 and 2008. At this level, the children learn to follow the conductor, work on simple voice exercises and to enjoy singing.
The junior School Choir members, with their distinctive gold jackets are well known in Darwin for their singing expertise and general presentation. They are frequently invited to open conferences with the National Anthem and to further entertain with their songs. Their conductor Merrilyn Watson enjoys working with the children as they develop their musical skills and their self esteem through harmony.