Author: roland

Concert 1 2024: Celestial Light

Saturday 2nd March 7.00pm The program features live performance of music from inspirational movies. As you listen to each performance imagine the mystery, suspense and awe of their iconic scenes. The program includes music from Dr Who, Star Trek, Star Wars – episodes 4 to 7, A work by Michael Brand places the music of…

Call for Original Australian Compositions 2024 – closes 31st January 2024

31st January 2024 is the deadline for submitting a score and parts in pdf for performance in 2024 at the concert dedicated to Australian compositions. However, submissions are welcome at anytime. The Grainger Wind Symphony is calling for Australian composers to submit an original  composition for the Grainger Wind Symphony to perform. The Grainger Wind…

Update of GWS Child Safety Policy

Following a call for comments, the GWS Committee has accepted the update at its meeting on 8th October. The Grainger Wind Symphony has update its Child Safety Policy in line with new Child-Safe Standards according to the State Government policy.  To see the policy click here. For further information on the new child-safe standards please…

Concert 5 2023: The Worth Of My Music

Performance: 7.00pm Saturday 28th October 2023 Venue: Blackburn High School Auditorium, 60 Springfield Road, Blackburn. Enter via the main entrance and walk down the breezeway alongside the Main Reception to the lowers set of buildings. Bring your own cushion to sit on! Soloist: Leo Nguyen pianoforte from the Australian National Academy of Music. To book…

Concert 4: 2023 Made In Australia

7.00pm Saturday 26th August 2023 St Peter’s Anglican Church, 1036 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill, next to the Box Hill Town Hall. This project is focussed on emerging composers. Whilst there is no monetary reward to composers, the GWS is offering its resources to help composers delve deeper into writing music for the wind symphony genre.…

Concert 3 2023: Year of the Dragon

A shared concert with The Knox Wind Symphony, director Daniel van Bergen. Each group will perform their own short program, then combine to play two works: Wayfaring Stranger by Christopher Nelson and Year of the Dragon by Philip Sparke. An exciting program indeed. Saturday 3 June 2023 7.30pm St Stephen’s Anglican Church, 360 Church Street,…