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VSMF Repertoire Reading Day

It was lovely to catch-up with some familiar musicians and meet some new ones at Fine Music’s repertoire reading day at PLC. 4 hours of sightreading with a 50+ ensemble of great musicians, conductors and educators really reinforced why we love playing music. It was nice to see solid representation from Geelong as well as […]

The Geelong Concert Band: Memories, Hopes and Dreams

Geelong’s premier concert band will explore the unique acoustics of the Basilica with a program that highlights the lyrical and versatile sounds of this unique ensemble in the space. It will include the world premiere of local composer Kym Dillon’s latest inspiring work, Veni, Creator Spiritus, which explores the importance and necessity of human creative […]

A Great Start for Beginner Woodwinds

There is so much anticipation when a student opens an instrument case for the first time. As teachers we open up their minds to a whole new world of musical and technical discovery while learning a woodwind instrument. This session will explore teaching approaches that have been successful for those in their first year of […]

Baritone Saxophone Institute: Australia

Have you ever felt like you are the odd one out in the ensemble? The Baritone Institute is the brainchild of Dutch saxophone legend Niels Bijl and has been a roaring success in the Netherlands. I am excited about hosting their second every Australian event in Geelong for everyone who loves playing the ‘Grandfather’ of […]