GuitarFest

The ORC is lucky enough to have five guitar teachers from a wide range of styles and backgrounds. To celebrate this they are presenting GuitarFest, an afternoon of workshops, masterclasses and concerts for all skill levels and interests.
As a bonus, all participants will also receive FREE entry to the Callum Henshaw concert that evening.

GYPSY JAZZ GUITAR 2pm | $5
Learn the fundamentals of this iconic and fun style from jazz guitarist Andrew French-Northam. Explore the techniques and tools used to play like Django!

CLASSICAL GUITAR 101 3pm | $5
Kick start you journey into the beautiful world of classical guitar with accomplished classical guitarist Phil Moran.

HSC PREPARATION 4pm | $5
Expert guitar educator Matt Arthur will teach high school students vital skills to maximise results and achieve their full potential.

STUDENT CONCERT
 5pm | Free
Up and coming guitarists perform on stage. Featuring a selection of students from the ORC and local schools.

CALLUM HENSHAW 6pm
Concert by award winning classical guitarist
Adults $20 | Concession $15
 All workshop participants receive FREE entry!

If you would like more information please contact ORC Admin on (02) 6361 7974 or get in touch directly with Head of Guitar – James Buchanan at james.buchanan@orangecon.org.au

Choral Gala – Selections from Mendelssohn’s Elijah

Tickets for the ORC biggest Choral Event are now on sale at ORC Admin or online here.

The Orange Regional Conservatorium’s annual choral celebration will this year feature Mendelssohn’s captivating work Elijah, inspired by the life of the Old Testament Prophet. Conductor Ben Macpherson OAM will lead the combined choirs of the Conservatorium through selections of the oratorio, supported by Orange Youth Orchestra.
The Choral Gala is another of the ORC’s community driven events, bringing together all lovers of singing to perform inspiring and challenging works.
Tickets available now, this is sure to sell out, so get in quick!

Callum Henshaw Concert

Callum Henshaw

19 May 6pm

Tickets available through ORC Admin or Eventbrite

Canberra-born classical guitarist Callum Henshaw is considered one of Australia’s leading young players. He has had success in a number of major national and international competitions, including First Prize at the 2012 Cordoba International Guitar Competition in Spain, the 2014 Tirana International Guitar Competition in Albania, and the 2015 Friends of the ANU School of Music Chamber Music Competition with Andrew Blanch. He also won the First Prize and the People’s Choice Prize at the 2016 open instrumental Whitworth Roach Classical Music Competition. Most recently, Cal placed first in the 2017 Melbourne International Concert Artist Guitar Competition.

Kats-Chernin and Cislowksa

Tickets now on sale through ORC Admin or online here.

Elena Kats-Chernin, composer, piano
Tamara-Anna Cislowska, piano

In this fun-filled tête-a-tête with the composer and her long-time collaborator, we delve into Elena Kats-Chernin’s treasure trove of compositions: a delightful sneak peek into the unique beauty and scope of her music, from her two recent and chart-topping albums with Cislowska: Butterflying and Unsent Love Letters: meditations on the music of Erik Satie, described by critics as “outstanding… a triumph” (Readings Monthly, 2017).

 

Toddlers Proms

Introduce your young ones to the orchestra at the…

ORANGE YOUTH ORCHESTRA – TODDLERS PROMS

Learn all about the orchestra in this fun and interactive concert that will inspire and engage! Kids of all ages are encouraged to dress up and experience the wonder of music.

SATURDAY
7th APRIL
11am – 12pm
Entry by Gold Coin Donation
ORC Auditorium

Beatlemania

Join us March 24th to celebrate the music of the Fab Four! ORC students, ensembles, choirs and staff will be getting together to perform Beatles hits.
Enjoy classics such as Yesterday, Hey Jude, Can’t Buy Me Love and more performed by orchestras, choirs and big bands.
Make sure to get your tickets in advance to avoid missing out, this is shaping up to be a big one!
Tickets on sale now through ORC Admin and www.orangecon.org.au

General Admission $10
ORC School Aged Students FREE