Tag: wind symphony

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 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.…

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…