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CALL FOR COMPOSITIONS 2023

The GWS proposes a Made In Australia Concert in 2023 giving the success of the 2022 project. Closing date for submissions is 31st January 2023. 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…

VACANCIES

The Grainger Wind Symphony is seeking players of Bassoon, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba and Percussion immediately. Ability to sight read is essential. Please contact the Music Director Roland Yeung if interested – e: music.director@graingerwindsymphony.asn.au.

Meet The Composers 2022 – Pre-Concert Talk

Prior to the concert Made In Australia 2022, a free pre-concert talk will introduce ten of the twelve composers who are able to come. They are: Mitchell Alexander (Canberra), Scott Copeman, Nic Courto (Tasmania), Michael Young (Tasmania), Wade Gregory (Shepparton), Naomi Brown, Frances Griffin (Regional NSW), George Barsoum, Nick Shirrefs (Horsham), Adam Brook, Benedict Deane-Johns.…

Concert 3 2022: Made In Australia

A concert featuring only Australian composers. 7.30pm Saturday 3rd September 2022 Salvation Army Box Hill Hall, 1010 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill. Tickets: $25 Adults, $20 concession and full time students. A special group price for 10 full time students plus a free teacher is available. Go to TryBooking to book tickets click here To download…

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…