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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. This document will now set out the GWS COVID-Safe Plan to return to rehearsals and performances in 2021. To download a copy, click here.

COVID-19 and resuming

Last update 1 September 2020. This post will be updated as new research information comes available.  Since the State of Victoria’s Government declaration of the COVID-19 Pandemic State of Disaster in March 2020, the Grainger Wind Symphony has cancelled all rehearsals and concerts as required by the Federal and State government and health authorities. The regulation were eased to…


As a result of the upheaval that the recent COVID-19 pandemic has caused, The Grainger Wind Symphony has made the difficult decision to cancel our next event, a concert which was scheduled for May 23, and to postpone our March Conductors Workshop. Whilst we look forward to resuming our 2020 Concert Calendar later this year,…

Concert 1 2020 Enchanted Worlds

Our first concert for 2020 Enchanted Worlds will be lead by guest conductor Andrew Stokes. click here for his bio. To download a poster for printing click here To book tickets at Trybooking click here. Tickets also available at the door. For more information click here.

Guest Conductor: Andrew Stokes

The GWS Committee is delighted to announce that Andrew Stokes is guest conductor for Concert 1 in 2020. He comes with a wealth of experience conducting professional wind bands in a diverse range of repertoire, in particular, of new Australian works. We look forward to working with him. For more information click here.

Concert 6 2019 Fables

Saturday 7.00pm 7 December 2019 Venue of concert: St Peter’s Anglican Church, 1068 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill, next to the Box Hill Town Hall Download a poster click here Book a ticket using TryBooking click here. The feature works in this concert are: “The Nutcracker” suite from the ballet by Pyotr Illych Tschaikowsky transcribed by…

GWS Merchandise now available

We arranged our GWS logo on selected garments that can be ordered on-line and delivered direct to you. The design includes hoodies and shirts with your choice of logo colour. Designs are unisex or women’s cut, and are quality garments sourced locally. Perfect for wearing at concerts and rehearsals! The blackshirts with black logo looks…

Concert 5 2019 Lord of the Rings

The Grainger Wind Symphony combined with The Monash University Wind Symphony Conductor: Roland Yeung Sunday 4.00pm 20 October 2019 Sir Zelman Cowen Conservatorium of Music Auditorium Performing Arts Centre, 55 Scenic Boulevard, Clayton Campus, Monash University To download a poster click here Audience numbers are limited. Bookings essential. To make a booking using TryBooking click…