The Song Company – The Arrow of Song

Vocalisation is all about the sound and the story. The Song Company of Australia comprises the continent’s leading vocalists, singing music of all times and places.

The Song Company will be returning to Orange to deliver their concert program The Arrow of Song October 14th.

The concert’s repertoire is drawn from many years’ educational work by The Song Company. This chronological program captures the long and fascinating history of unaccompanied vocal music in a unique timeline that is both informative and entertaining – from early chant to contemporary forms of a cappella singing. Hearing how harmony and notation have developed into many styles and genres over the last two thousand years inspires and encourages people of all ages to find their voice in the ongoing story of a cappella.

Saturday 14th October – 6:30pm for 7:00pm
ORC Auditorium
Tickets are now on sale through Eventbrite and ORC Admin 

Adults: $42
Concession: $36
Students (under 18): $10
ORC Students (under 18): Free

 

Howling Winds

A concert celebrating the hard work and dedication of our talented woodwind and brass students. Featuring performances by our flagship Symphonic Wind ensemble, flute and recorder groups as well as solos by some of our most gifted students. Come along to enjoy an amazing variety of brass and woodwind music.

19th August 2017
5pm – ORC Auditorium
Adults – $15
Concession – $10
ORC Kids – FREE!

School Holiday Workshops

Looking for something musical to do these July School Holidays? Are you an AMEB or HSC student? The ORC is offering a huge selection of workshops and masterclasses with something for everyone, plus some exciting guest artists.

This year will feature a special selection of workshops specifically for AMEB and HSC students. Exams are just around the corner, to help everyone achieve their best we’ve got sessions covering Composition, Aural and Technical work, Musicianship and more!

We’re also very excited to be bringing two special guests to deliver masterclasses. Tim Hansen is a renowned composer who will use his extensive experience to work with HSC composition students. Lisa Cooper will also be joining us to deliver two exciting vocals workshops, Lisa is an exceptionally talented Soprano who worked with Opera Australia for over 10 years.

See the full list of workshops below –

General Workshops:

Monday 3rd July

Glee Club Back to the 80’s!

High School students and adults will prepare song and dance in this fun 80’s inspired session.

4pm – 6pm $15

Tuesday 4th July

Glee Club Back to the 80’s!

Junior primary students will prepare song and dance in this fun 80’s inspired session.

10am – 12pm $15

Digital Recording Workshop

Learn the fundamentals of recording music and how to capture your own performances.

2pm – 5pm $20

Wednesday 5th July

Contemporary Musicianship Workshop

Covering a wide variety of topics for anyone interested in modern music theory.

2pm – 4pm $15

Lisa Cooper Singing Masterclass

AMEB singing students will learn from this acclaimed Opera Australia vocalist (2004-14).

2pm – 4pm $30

Thursday 6th July

Glee Club Back to the 80’s!

Upper primary students will prepare song and dance in this fun 80’s inspired session.

10am – 12pm $15

Monday 10th July

Performance Class

Practice performance session for HSC and AMEB students with expert feedback.

10am – 12pm $15

Tuesday 11th July

Beginner Ukulele Workshop for Kids

Primary school students will learn Uke basics in a fun filled session. BYO uke.

2pm – 3pm $15

Wednesday 12th July

Beginner Ukulele Workshop for Kids

Primary school students will learn Uke basics in a fun filled session. BYO uke.

2pm – 3pm $15

Thursday 13th July

Beginner Ukulele Workshop for Kids

Primary school students will learn Uke basics in a fun filled session. BYO uke.

2pm – 3pm $15

FRIDAY 14th July

Adult Ukulele Class

A relaxed and fun way for adults to get together, play ukulele and sing. New members always welcome and morning tea is included. BYO uke.

10am – 12pm $5

 

AMEB and HSC Workshops:

Monday 3rd July

AMEB Violin Fun with the Extras

Preliminary to grade 2 students will work on scales, exercises and pieces.

10am – 12pm $15

Tuesday 4th July

Digital Recording Workshop

Learn the fundamentals of recording music and how to capture your own performances.

2pm – 5pm $20

Wednesday 5th July

Lisa Cooper Singing Masterclass

HSC and advanced AMEB students will learn from this acclaimed Opera Australia vocalist (2004-14).

10am – 12pm $30

Contemporary Musicianship Workshop

Covering a wide variety of topics for anyone interested in modern music theory.

2pm – 4pm $15

Lisa Cooper Singing Masterclass

AMEB singing students will learn from this acclaimed Opera Australia vocalist (2004-14).

2pm – 4pm $30

Thursday 6th July

AMEB Aural and General Knowledge

Grade 1 to 4 students will cover skills essential to their AMEB exam.

10am – 12pm $15

Friday 7th July

AMEB Aural and General Knowledge

Grade 5 and above students will cover skills essential to their AMEB exam.

10am – 12pm $15

Monday 10th July

HSC Composition Workshop with Tim Hansen

Year 11 and 12 Music 2 students will learn from acclaimed composer Tim Hansen.

9am – 12pm $30

Performance Class

Practice performance for HSC and AMEB students with expert feedback.

10am – 12pm $15

HSC Composition Lessons with Tim Hansen

Individual lessons with acclaimed composer Tim Hansen for year 11 and 12 students.

2pm – 4pm

Australian String Quartet with Slava Grigoryan

Tickets on sale now through ORC Admin and Eventbrite

Friday 26th May 6:00pm for 6:30pm

The Orange Regional Conservatorium is excited to announce that ASQ will be performing this May 26th, with special guest, guitar virtuoso Slava Grigoryan. Performing their Migrationconcert program in full, with works by Schubert, Iain Grandage and Ralph Towner this will be a truly special event.

For over 30 years, the Australian String Quartet (ASQ) has created unforgettable chamber music experiences for national and international audiences. From its home base at the University of Adelaide, Elder Conservatorium of Music, the ASQ reaches out across Australia and the world to engage people with an outstanding program of performances.

The Quartet members are Dale Barltrop (Violin), Francesca Hiew (Violin), Stephen King (Viola) and Sharon Draper (Cello). The distinct sound of the ASQ is enhanced and unified by its matched set of 18th century Guadagnini instruments, handcrafted by Giovanni Battista Guadagnini between (circa) 1743 and 1784 in Turin and Piacenza, Italy. They are on loan to the ASQ for their exclusive use through the generosity of Ulrike Klein and UKARIA.

In this special concert the ASQ will be joined by guest artist, classical guitar virtuoso, Slava Grigoryan.

Slava Grigoryan is regarded as a “wizard” of the guitar with a talent for bewitching his audiences. At just eighteen, Grigoryan, was on his first tour after being signed to the Sony Classical Label. This tour was with guitar legends Paco Peña and Leo Kottke. Since then he’s travelled the world as a soloist and with orchestras in Australia, Europe, Asia and North America, and performed at dozens of national and international arts, music and guitar festivals. Slava has won ARIA awards for Best Classical Album and released over 20 solo and collaborative albums.

We welcome back Slava Grigoryan and the Australian String Quartet to the ORC for this unique concert experience.

Philip Moran Twilight Concert

Guitarist Philip Moran presents works by Scarlatti, Barrios, Aguado and more.

Friday 21st April 6:00 for 6.30pm

Adults $15 – Concession $10 – ORC School Aged Students FREE

Tickets available at the door

 

Easter School Holiday Workshops

Come join the fun these School Holidays at the ORC. Glee Clubs, Improvisation Workshops, Ukulele Groups and more!

10th – 21st April 2017

Monday 10th April
GLEE CLUB – Junior Primary Ages: 4-7 Cost: $15
Junior Primary students will prepare song and dance in a fun-filled session.
10:00am – 12:00pm

Monday 10th April
GLEE CLUB – Upper Primary Ages: 8-12 Cost: $15
Upper Primary students will prepare song and dance in a fun-filled session.
2:00pm – 4:00pm

Monday 10th April
Rock & Jazz Improvisation
Ages: Adults and Students Grade 3 or above  Cost: $15
Bring along your instrument to learn the basics of improvisation.
11:00am – 2:00pm (B.Y.O lunch)

Tuesday 11th April
Choral Gala Workshop
ORC Students: FREE
Open to all ORC choir members who are taking part in this year’s Choral Gala.
10:00am – 12:00pm

Tuesday 11th April
GLEE CLUB – High School/Adult Cost: $15
High School and Adult students will prepare song and dance in a fun-filled session.
4:30pm – 6:30pm

Friday 21st April
Adult Ukulele Class & Morning Tea

Cost: FREE
Workshop for all ORC ukulele groups. New members always welcome, bring along your Ukulele
10:00am – 12:00pm

Friday 21st April
Philip Moran Classical Guitar Recital
Cost: Adults $15 – Concession $10
ORC Guitar Tutor Phil Moran performs works by Scarlatti, Barrios and more.
6:30pm – 7:30pm

Workshop Registration Required – Limited Numbers
Guitar Recital Tickets Available At The Door
Contact ORC Admin on 6361 7974, admin@orangecon.org.au