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ORC Music Director, Donna Riles, presents two of our students, Will Harper and Luka Mihalich on ABC radio. This audio clip is a snippet of what to expect at the Toddlers Proms Concert on Saturday 20th June at 10am.

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!

Golden Guitar Winner Headlines Music Workshops at the ORC

MikeCarrRenowned Australian song writer Mike Carr, will be hosting a song-writing workshop at the Orange Regional Conservatorium’s annual Winter Workshops these upcoming school holidays.

Winner of two Golden Guitar awards, Mike has written well-known country songs for Adam Brand and Melissa Schneider, to name a few.

The song-writing workshop with Mike Carr and well-known local musician Kyle Manning, will run over two days on Monday 29th and Tuesday 30th June – cost $40.

The Winter Workshop program will also include many other exciting music workshops including Glee Workshops; Guitar Start Up; Test Drive the Violin and a Piano Masterclass with ORC piano teacher Meriel Owen. These workshops are $10/session and will be held over two weeks from Monday 29th June to Friday 10th July.

All workshops will be held at the Orange Regional Conservatorium, 73a Hill Street, and are open to everyone – not just the kids. There is a workshop for all ages and abilities.

ORC Music Director, Donna Riles is thoroughly excited to be offering these workshops to the Orange community, “It is important for the ORC and the Orange community to be able to offer these workshops that increase music accessibility and music education delivery to more than just our regular students. Make your holiday’s fun and come and sign up for a workshop of two.”

Further details of the workshops can be found here or by calling the ORC Admin on 6361 7974.

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.