Tag: Roland Yeung

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…

Call for Original Australian Compositions 2024 – closes 31st January 2024

31st January 2024 is the deadline for submitting a score and parts in pdf for performance in 2024 at the concert dedicated to Australian compositions. However, submissions are welcome at anytime. The Grainger Wind Symphony is calling for Australian composers to submit an original  composition for the Grainger Wind Symphony to perform. The Grainger Wind…

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.…

Research about The Grainger Wind Symphony

GWS has been the subject of research and recently published in a book “Musical Ecologies: Instrumental Music Ensembles Around the World” by Melbourne researchers Jane Southcott and Leon de Bruin. The chapter is titled “Training and retaining traditions: the Grainger Wind Symphony”. This is a link for further information and how to purchase it. https://research.monash.edu/en/publications/training-and-retaining-traditions-the-grainger-wind-symphony…

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…

Conducting Workshop Program 2023 – completed

The workshops for 2023 have been completed, but if you are interested in future workshops, please contact the Music Director Roland Yeung musicdirector@graingerwindsymphony.asn.au Conductors and those wanting to develop their skills in conducting are invited to participate in one of two (or both) conducting workshops lead by Roland Yeung an experienced music educator, conductor and…

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…