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- Kapooka Open Day
- Kapooka Spring Ball
- Last Night at the Proms
- Crime Watch
- An Eventful City
- Charity Events
- Wagga RSL Club
- Civic Theatre
- The Riverina Conservatorium of Music
- Strings in the Gallery 2010 - Schubert and Brahms String Quintets - 5th September 2010
- Dreams and Images
- Brew Guitar Duo, Saturday 14th August
- Stephen O'Connell's Illara Show July 25th 2010 - Bannister Room RCM
- 20th Century Classics for Flute and Piano
- Trio Al Quartetto
- Western Strings Tour 2010
- Free Lunchtime Concerts
- ANU School of Music Chamber Orchestra
- Cathy Wall in concert!
- Geoffrey Lancaster in Recital
- Four Flutes Concert
- Slava and Leonard Grigoryan @ the RCM this Thursday Evening
- Announcement of Funding Increase in Budget
- RCM Public Strategic Planning Meeting - Saturday 13th June 2009
- Free lunch time Concert, Thursday 21st May
- Volunteers wanted!
- RCM Recital Wagga Wagga Art Gallery Sunday 24 May at 4.30pm
- Genevieve Bodkin and Carmel Ryan Recital Sunday 3 May
- Recital on Sunday 5 April with Lauren Davis and Hamish Tait
- Hats off to Heather and Dave Wall
- Tchaikovsky at the RCM!
- Dates for the 2009 Riverina Conservatorium of Music Concert Series
- RCM Christmas Choir concert 7th December
- dominantSEVEN at RivCon
- Piano Recital Series No 5 with Hamish Tait 1 November
- RivCon Woodwind & Brass Concert
- Flute recital 19th October 2008
- RCM Scholarship Recital 26 September
- Wendy Lorenz Piano Recital
- Stakeholder Support for the Riverina Conservatorium of Music
- Instrumental Series at RivCon this August
- Ran Dank
- Icelandic Classical Guitarist at the RivCon
- RivCon Piano Concert 10 August
- Heather Wall Students Sing
- Something to Sing About
- Simon Tedeschi at RivCon
- Argentine Tango at RivCon
- Riverina Conservatorium of Music Keys Club
- Piano Concerto Series 2008
- Instrumental Concert Series
- Museum of the Riverina
- Wagga Wagga Art Gallery
- The Capital Entertainment Centre
- Roseleigh Manor
RivCon Woodwind & Brass Concert
Woodwind & Brass Concert Sunday 9 November at 3pm at the Riverina Conservatorium of Music
“The next Concert in the Instrumental Series at the Riverina Conservatorium of Music will be on Sunday, 9 November 2008 at 3.00pm. The ticket prices are Adult $20 and student/concession $10. Please phone the RCM at 6925 3522 to obtain your ticket.
The group performing will include:-
CRAIG WALTON on clarinet
Craig initially became interested in playing the clarinet when he joined his local high school bands in both Melbourne and Canberra. After finishing his secondary education, Craig commenced tertiary studies at the Canberra School of Music, Australian National University, which he completed in 1992. During this time Craig regularly played with various music societies in the ACT such as Canberra Youth Orchestra, Canberra Philharmonic Society, Canberra Wind Ensemble and Canberra Symphony Orchestra. After completing his studies, Craig joined the Riverina Conservatorium of Music as a clarinet/saxophone teacher in July 1992, and has performed in and around the Wagga Wagga region for many years. Craig has a particular interest in ensembles and has directed many school groups over the years.
Craig formed and directed the groups ‘Sax Appeal’ and the ‘Licorice Allsorts’, who performed regularly and became quite well known in the community. Currently Craig conducts the Kooringal Primary School Junior Band, the Riverina Anglican College Jazz Band and the Riverina Concert Band, whilst maintaining an active teaching studio at the conservatorium.
Catherine Holland on clarinet
Originally from Hobart, Tasmania, Catherine commenced playing the clarinet at the age of ten. She was fortunate to be taught throughout her school years by Christopher Waller and then Duncan Abercromby of the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra. Catherine enjoyed playing in ensembles right from the start and she was a member of the Tasmanian Youth Orchestra for a number of years, playing clarinet and viola at different stages.
Catherine studied with Phillip Miechel and Craig Hill of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra during her Bachelor of Music degree course at the University of Melbourne. She completed a Bachelor of Teaching following her music studies and taught at Westbourne Grammar School in Melbourne for nine years prior to moving to Wagga Wagga with her husband, Jonathan, in 2008.
Tracy Gunn M.A., Dip. Ed., A.Mus.A. on lower brass
Tracy is a native of Melbourne who started playing euphonium, her principal instrument, in 1977 and completed her A.Mus.A. in 1982. She completed her Bachelor of Arts and Diploma of Education at the University of Melbourne, studying under renowned tubist Ian King, and later completed her Master of Arts in Public History at Monash University. Tracy was employed by the Victorian Education Department from 1987-2007 as a brass teacher and ensemble director in a range of schools, and also as a Regional Instrumental Music Co-ordinator.
She has performed as an instrumentalist, singer and conductor with various community groups and served on the Victorian Bands’ League Music Advisory Board. Tracy has been a committee member and President of the Australian Band and Orchestra Directors’ Association (Victoria), and also was editor of their journal ‘Interlude’. She has performed a musician with the Army Reserve since 1986
DAVID MATTHEWS on trumpet
David Matthews began learning the trumpet at the age of eight under the QLD Education Music Program and continued on becoming an enthusiastic music student at Toowoomba State High School. While at school he also participated in a number of external music ensembles ranging from Brass Bands to Big Bands.
In 1997 David began a Bachelor of Music at the QLD Conservatorium of Music and graduated in 2001 with Bachelor of Music in performance. During this time he worked as a part time musician with the Army Reserve and on completion of his degree joined the full time ranks of the Australian Army Band Corps.
Today David is in his seventh year as a musician in the Army band and has enjoyed participating in a wide variety of musical performances around Australia and beyond. David has recently begun teaching at the Riverina Conservatorium and is enjoying passing on his knowledge and experience of trumpet playing to his students.
Carmel Ryan will be the pianist for the concert.
The programme for the concert will include Sonata for Clarinet & Piano (Francis Poulenc), Four Pieces for Clarinet & Piano (Claude Debussy), Five Slavonic Dances for 2 clarinets & Piano (Antonin Dvorak) and 5 short movements of old Broadway songs arranged for brass quintet. “
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