Interactive Proms Concert Gets Young Kids Involved in Music

Mums, dads, brothers and sisters alike poured into the ORC auditorium last Saturday morning for a special interactive treat, hosted by the Orange Youth Orchestra and conducted by Prem Love.

Parents and kids joined the orchestra onstage to play and sing along, helping out with the actions and sounds accompanying pieces such as the Barber of Seville and What’s Up at the Symphony.

OYO members performed their own short little musical pieces throughout the show recognizable from famous children’s TV shows, video games and movies, including Harry Potter, Star Wars and Super Mario Brothers – with costumes to go along with their selection.

Kids were even shown how to use some of the instruments and make interesting sounds, including how to blow into a trumpet, hitting the drums and seagull noises on a violin.

Fun, Games and Music at the Toddlers Proms this Weekend

Bring your kids to the Orange Regional Conservatorium this Saturday the 20th of June for an hour and a half of music and fun with the Orange Youth Orchestra.

OYO players will be engaging with pre-school and early school aged children, introducing them to the world of music with interactive activities, costumes, sing-alongs and even their own instruments to play.

The youngsters will be entertained with some familiar songs, including orchestral pieces from Looney Tunes. Kids can come dressed up as one of their favourite characters from a cartoon show, book or story.

Parents and grandparents are also encouraged to come along and enjoy the fun.

The Toddlers Proms kicks off at 10am and finishes at 11:30am. Tickets are available at the door, $10 for adults and free entry for kids. We hope to see you there!

Big Night at the ORC with the Annual Choral Gala

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It was a packed auditorium on Saturday night when the Orange Regional Conservatorium hosted the Annual Choral Gala, with the ORC Symphonic Choir performing Rutter’s Gloria. Choralists of all ages entertained the audience, with singers from the Come Together, Little Singers, Caesura, Crescendo and Chamber choirs all performing. Renowned Australian… Continue reading

Annual Choral Gala this Saturday at the ORC

DSC_0077Come along to the ORC this Saturday night to witness the ORC Symphonic Choir performing the Annual Choral Gala, featuring Rutter’s Gloria.

Over 100 choralists will be performing across a range of choirs from the Symphonic Choir to the Little Singers.

If you would like to attend please see the ORC Admin to purchase tickets or ring them on 63617974. Tickets are $20 per adult. ORC school aged students receive free admission. The Gala kicks off at 5pm.

We hope to see you there!

Great night for all at the New Sydney Wind Quintet Concert!

The New Sydney Wind Quintet was well received on Saturday night with a good turnout and positive feedback from the audience.

Wine and appetizers were served prior to the concert.
The Masterclass was also held earlier that day, with members of the Quintet imparting their expertise and skills to OYO musicians.

NSWQ director, founder and flautist Bridget Bolliger said she enjoyed her time in Orange, felt that the students learnt a lot from the sessions and is eager to return at some point in the future.