Expressive Arts

Mr Tait  (Curriculum Leader)
Subjects - Art, Drama, Design & Manufacture, Graphic Communication, Photography, Music, Music Technology, Practical Woodwork.


Faculty News: Expressive Arts

Published: 30 November 2023

The Music Department are hosting our annual Christmas Concert on Thursdsay 21st December 2023 at 7pm

Tickets on sale from Friday 1st December in the Music Department at Break. 

£4 adults, £2 under 18s (Cash Only)

Pipes, Jazz Band, S1 Choir, Folk Group, String Quartet, Student Bands, Knox Voices, Orchestra, Cello Ensemble...

Come along and enjoy a fabulous evening!

Published: 04 October 2023

The Instrumental Music Service will be showcasing the talent of young musicians in East Lothian through concerts on Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th October at St Mary's Kirk, Haddington.

Knox Jazz Band will be performing on Wednesday 11th October.

Tickets can be reserved and paid for on the door  - all details in the poster below.



Published: 04 October 2023

Following their recent success as members of the East Lothian Senior String Ensemble S4 Brodie Wallace (violin) and S4 Isabella Gold (violin) have now teamed up with S3 Matthew Scott (viola) and S5 Freya Maycock (cello) to launch the Knox String Quartet.

Knox String Quartet are currently rehearsing every Tuesday after school in the Music Department and we look forward to hearing great things from them at our school concerts in the future!


Published: 01 October 2023

Listen again to the Spring Concert which was held on Thursday 30 March 2023 on the concerts section of our website.  Previous concerts are also accessible on their individual pages.

Thanks to Nuala Kirkham, Beatrix Haydock and Elle Davies for filming the concert.


Published: 07 September 2023

Scottish jazz pianist Fergus McCreadie hosted a truly inspirational workshop on Wednesday 6 September 2023 for the Higher/Advanced Higher Music students as well as members of Jazz Band, Goats' Toes and Knox pianists.

Fergus was the Winner of the SAY Award 2022 and Jazz FM Instrumentalist of the Year 2022. He is an excellent communicator and engaging, emotive performer with an infectious enthusiasm for his craft. 

The Music Department would like to thank Lamp of Lothian for sponsoring this event.