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The Orange Regional Conservatorium's motto is Inspire, Create, Enjoy. We truly value these words and our commitment to deliver music to the Orange community and beyond. Music has proven time and time again to be an amazing and healthy benefit to any individual or group. It is a language that can connect between cultures and help develop minds young and old. We offer a range of tuition for the absolute beginner to the advanced. We have something for those as young as 18mths with our Early Chilhood Music classes to the 90yr olds who just want to sing and be happy. If you have ever day dreamed about learning or have a child who you think would like to learn then check out out tuition page for more information or call the ORC Admin on 6361 7974.
Learn from Australia’s leading vibraphonist and percussionist all about the latest playing techniques in this interactive master-class. It covers topics from how to get started on playing tuned percussion instruments through to the latest mallet techniques. Whether you play percussion in a school band, play piano or drums at home, or are interested in learning for the first time, this class will give you detailed tips on how to sound the best you can!
Age Suitability: Age 5 – 100
Ideal for: Percussionists, drummers, piano players and anyone interested in percussion
Duration: 50 mins
About Nick Parnell
Born in the Australian outback, Nick Parnell began teaching himself drums in his parents’ sheep shearing shed at the age of ten. Such humble beginnings ignited a passion in Parnell that has led to accolades including first place in the International Melbourne Percussion Competition, a Centenary of Federation Medal awarded by the Australian Government and the Dame Roma Mitchell Churchill Fellowship. He holds a Ph.D. in performance from the University of Adelaide.
Tedeschi brings his love of music and the piano to K-6 primary students. In this 50 minute performance of well-known classical and jazz works and on-the-fly improvisation, Simon shares a light introduction to some musical concepts, funny stories from his childhood and even some music from popular children’s shows.
Head of Vocal Studies, Samantha Bartholomeusz took the Little Singers to Gosling Creek Aged Care Facility to perform for the residents. This is just one of the many performances that the ORC offer to the Orange community. We also host singing workshops at the facility on a fortnightly basis.