Tag: Grainger Wind Symphony

Concert 1 2023: Mahler and Hisaichi

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” by Joe Hisaichi – two movements which presented famous tunes from many of Hisaichi’s Anime films. Other works are by John Mackey, Percy Grainger…

VACANCIES

The Grainger Wind Symphony is seeking players of Contrabass Clarinet, Cor Anglais, Bassoon, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba and immediately. Ability to sight read is essential. Please contact the Music Director Roland Yeung if interested – e: music.director@graingerwindsymphony.asn.au. 31st January 2023

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.…