Junior Orchestra Workshop, Wed 28 & Thurs 29 June

Junior Orchestra Workshop

The New England Conservatorium’s annual Junior Orchestra Workshop gives students an intensive two days of invaluable performance experience playing in a large ensemble under the leadership of conductor and music education specialist Ann Phelan and 12 NECOM musicians and guest tutors.The Workshop is open to students in Years 3-9 who can read music and have at least 6 months experience playing one of the following instruments:

Strings                  Violin, viola, cello, double bass, harp

Winds                   Flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone

Brass                    Trumpet, trombone, French horn, tuba

Percussion          Orchestral percussion (interested pianists may apply)

NB. There is a strict limit of 5 percussionists.

Fee $99 for 2-day workshop OR Early Bird Discount $90 if payment made by 5:00pm Friday 19 June

Bursaries for financial assistance are available (contact NECOM for an application form).

This rewarding 2-day workshop will allow students to develop their instrumental technique and ensemble skills while having a great time with like-minded musical friends.

When     Wed 28 June  8:45am-3.30pm & Thurs 29 June 9am-3pm

Where   NECOM, Cnr Mossman & Faulkner Sts, Armidale

Fee         $90 Early Bird Discount – pay before 4pm Fri 9 June
OR $99 Standard Fee – pay between 4pm Fri 10-5pm Mon 19 June
OR Late Fee $120 – pay after 5pm Mon 20 June

Bring       Your instrument, pencil and spare reeds/strings if applicable

Dress      Warm casual clothes (no uniforms)

Lunch     Students must bring their lunch both days

FREE CONCERT

Thurs 29 June 2.30-3pm – all parents welcome

SUPERVISION

NECOM provides supervision of students during course times only. It is the responsibility of parents to ensure the safe and punctual delivery and pickup of their child outside course times. NECOM invites parents to volunteer to supervise during breaks.

ENROLMENT TERMS & CONDITIONS

Withdrawal in writing

Withdrawals received in writing before Fri 10 June will receive a refund (an administration fee of $25 will apply). Withdrawals made after that date are ineligible for a refund.  Withdrawals due to serious illness may receive a refund if a medical certificate is provided.  

Code of Conduct

The student will uphold the following code of conduct:

• be respectful and friendly to everyone and welcome new students joining the group

• play by the rules

• participate in all activities

• report any concerns or worries

The student will not:

• be a bully

• leave the group without telling an adult

• interfere with any other student’s learning 

 

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