Renowned 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.
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.
The NSWQ will be entertaining music lovers at the Orange Regional Conservatorium, Saturday 23rd May 7pm for 7:30pm.
The Quintet was formed in 2004 by 5 internationally acclaimed Australian Wind musicians. They set off to become recognised as the country’s leading wind quintet.
Tickets are available from the ORC Admin 63617974 or www.trybooking.com/134022
$30 – adult, $25 – concession
The NSWQ will also be delivering a Masterclass on the day, Saturday 23rd May at 11am. Please register at the ORC Admin – firstname.lastname@example.org. $15/participant