2019 Junior Orchestra Workshop
July 3 @ 8:45 am - July 4 @ 3:30 pm
The New England Conservatorium’s annual Junior Orchestra Workshop gives Yr 3-9 students an intensive two days of invaluable performance experience playing in a large orchestra under the leadership of specialist conductor Ann Phelan, NECOM tutors and guest musicians. For many students, it is the first time they have played in a 100-piece orchestra and it will be an inspiring and unforgettable two days of music making.
The Workshop is open to students in Years 3-9 who can read music and have at least 12 months experience playing one of the following instruments:
Strings violin, viola, cello, double bass
Winds flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone
Brass trumpet, trombone, French horn, tuba
Percussion Orchestral percussion (percussionists must either be learning drum kit/percussion OR have a minimum of 3 years experience on piano)
NB. There is a strict limit of 6 percussionists.
The standard fee of $110 covers 2 days’ tuition and morning tea. An Early Bird fee of $100 is available if you make early payment by Fri 8 June.
After 5pm Mon 25 June the late payment amount will be $140. A $0.50 Trybooking fee will apply to each booking.
Bursaries for financial assistance are available.
This rewarding 2-day workshop offers students a rare opportunity to develop their instrumental technique and ensemble skills while having a great time with like-minded musical friends.
When: Wed 3 July 8:45am-3.30pm & Thurs 4 July 9am-3pm
Where: NECOM, Cnr Mossman & Faulkner Sts, Armidale
Fee: $100 Early Bird Discount – pay before 4pm Fri 7 June
OR $110 Standard Fee – pay between 4pm Fri 8-5pm Mon 24 June
OR Late Fee $140 – pay after 5pm Mon 24 June
$0.50 booking fee will apply to all transactions via Trybooking.
Bring: Your instrument, pencil and spare reeds/strings if applicable.
Dress: Warm casual clothes (no uniforms)
Lunch: Students must bring their lunch both days
Conduct: Students must uphold the Code of Conduct (see Enrolment Terms & Conditions on Application Form)
Thurs 4 July 2.30-3pm – all parents welcome
NECOM provides supervision of students during course times only. It is the responsibility of parents to ensure the safe and punctual delivery and pickup of their child outside course times.
Call NECOM Armidale: 6788 2137