Category: Concerts

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…

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,…

Concert 2 2023: By Invitation

Saturday 25th March at 7.30pm. The Grainger Wind Symphony has invited the Blackburn High School Symphonic Band to share the concert stage with us. Each group will perform by themselves, and then combine sitting side-by-side to perform two works. To purchase tickets click here. Please note that cash only at the door, no credit cards…

Concert 1 2023: Mahler and Hisaishi

ABOUT This concert features the 1st movement of Mahler’s Symphony No.2 “Resurrection”. Mahler is a significant influence of contemporary composers for wind bands. Alongside is the Symphonic Suite “A Cinema Trilogy” Studio Ghibli Collection by Joe Hisaichi – two movements which presented famous tunes from many of Hisaichi’s Studio Ghibli Anime films. Other works are…

Concert 4: Bernstein, Grainger and Making Australia

press release THE GRAINGER WIND SYMPHONY CELEBRATES AUSTRALIAN COMPOSERS, NEW MUSIC, AND LEONARD BERNSTEIN Richmond, VIC—The Grainger Wind Symphony will present its fourth concert for 2018: BERNSTEIN, GRAINGER, AND MAKING AUSTRALIA on Sunday, September 9 at St Stephen’s Anglican Church, Church St, Richmond. The concert will showcase new works by Australian Composers Dylan Hughes, Andrew Heuzenroeder, Peter…