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Concert 2 2022: The Planets

Our next concert of The Grainger Wind Symphony features a big favourite for players and audience alike. The Planets by Gustav Holst has seven movements, each in our solar system. An enormous work. Accompanying this work in the program are Planet B by Brisbane resident, Ukraine born composer Catherine Likhuta, who has completed a PhD.…

Concert 1 2022: Celebration!

Come to our first concert back after Lockdown 6! It is 7pm Saturday 26 March at St Peter’s Anglican Church, Box Hill 1038 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill. The concert is a celebration for being back together again and making music. The concert features works that are our favourites. The program features works by Grainger, Ticheli,…

Resuming Rehearsals 2022

We are in need of advanced players of Oboe, Bassoon and Percussion. Please pass this request on to any player you may know who would benefit from joining us. The GWS Committee is resuming rehearsals subject to Government restrictions, the willingness of the School to allow us to rehearse in their Music Centre, and lastly…

2022 GWS Young Players Scholarship

APPLICATIONS are open for for 2022. Applications will be considered from Tuesday 30 November 2021. The details for inviting VCE students who are graduating at the end of 2021 to apply for the Grainger Wind Symphony Young Players Scholarship for 2021 is now available. In particular applications are sought from players of trombone, euphonium, oboe,…

GWS COVID-Safe Plan

GWS is committed to returning to rehearsals and performances when the group can come together to enable rehearsal and performance of music suited to a high standard wind symphony. The GWS COVID-Safe Plan sets out how we will return to rehearsals and performances in 2021. To download a copy of our current plan, click here.…