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James Brice interview

Conducting North West Wind Ensemble & Castle Hill RSL Youth Wind Orchestra and the Future of Concert Banding in Australia. Interview by Jared McCunnie. http://jaredmccunnie.weebly.com/articles/james-brice-interview-conducting-north-west-wind-ensemble-castle-hill-rsl-youth-wind-orchestra-and-the-future-of-concert-banding-in-australia?fbclid=IwAR3UnjDRdeStWM07_Gh7HAhO1XToCrF-tdVGvFXSkzOY0aQ_CZXjJ5xUw7E

Music Stand Light?

Would players please consider buying their own music stand light? Some venues we perform in have uneven down lighting or insufficient lights. Recently, LED Music Stand Lights have fallen in price and are very effective. We would like to ask players to look into buying their own. Prices start $6.00 up to $116. There are…

Preventing hearing loss

The Grainger Wind Symphony wishes to bring to the attention of players in regard to the prevention of hearing loss. Hearing and listening are significant to the playing and performance skill of all musicians. With a commitment to life-ling participation and enjoyment of music, then it is important that everyone is aware of preventable loss.…

Conducting Workshop Program 2019

PLACES STILL AVAILABLE (at 17 June 2019). Roland Yeung and The Grainger Wind Symphony is again running its conductor education programs in partnership with ABODA Victoria. This is an invitation to music teachers and community musicians who conduct instrumental music groups. A one-evening Public Seminar presented by Jo Heaton, One-on-one Conducting Tutorial and Video Workshop, and a  Four half-day plus one-evening…

Concert 2: Made In Australia 2019

Saturday 25 May 7pm in St Peter’s Anglican Church Box Hill 1038 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill. Our second concert for 2019 features Australian composers and one composer who was commissioned to write a published work with an Australian folksong. Pre-Concert Talk 6.10pm-6.40pm Concert 7.00pm St Peter’s Anglican Church, 1038 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill, next to…

Concert 1. 2019 Lincolnshire Posy

Our first concert for 2019 is titled Lincolnshire Posy after the masterwork Lincolnshire Posy by our namesake Percy Grainger. The concert is on Saturday 7.00pm 30 March in St Peter’s Anglican Church, 1038 Whitehorse Rd, Box Hill VIC 3128, next to the Box Hill Town Hall. To book tickets on TryBooking, please click here A special…

Concert 6: Season of Celebration

Our final concert for the year “Season of Celebration” is on Saturday 8 December 2018 in St Stephen’s Anglican Church 360 Church Street, Richmond. The program features some interesting solo items by musicians in the group and showcases their fine musicianship. Kristian Gregory who is also our regular compere, will sing several baritone songs to…

Concert 5: Bilik Symphony for Band

Excellent music for band, performed by some of the best! The Grainger Wind Symphony invites you to witness some iconic and awe-inspiring compositions in the generous acoustic of St Stephens. Themes from Les Miserables, West Side Story, and Dam Busters March will be familiar music to many regular concert-goers, and Jerry Bilik’s Symphony for Band…