!!!CHEESE & CHIT-CHAT ALERT!!! We are delighted to announce that Ingrid Martin, one of Australia’s most respected Maestros, will be joining us to present a session on: Efficient score study for busy conductors Wednesday 16th October 5-6.30pm at Trinity College, Mary Kerr Music Room (2nd Floor Cultural Building) Members-Free Non-Members $10 We look forward to seeing you there!
Dates: September 12th -15th Venue: Churchlands Senior High School, Lucca St Churchlands 6018 Tickets: Full prices $7, Concession $5 available at the door on the day Programs available at the ticket desk: $3 Cash and Card facilities on site Coffee shop and Photo Booth on site
A reminder to all band and orchestra directors that entry forms are due for the upcoming WA Schools’ Junior Concert Band and Orchestra Festival on Thursday 20th June (Week 8). Please ensure that these are on time as late entries will not be accepted. For forms and information please click here.
Everything you ever wanted to know about LOW BRASS!! IMSS Head of Brass, Peter Younghusband and ABODA WA President, Steven Harmer, will walk us all through the finer points of playing a brass instrument including technique, maintenance, beginner playing & expectations, intonation & brass friendly conducting techniques. Mary Kerr Music Room (2nd Floor Cultural … More CHEESE & CHIT-CHAT With Peter Younghusband (IMSS Head of Brass) and Steven Harmer (ABODA WA President)Monday 17th June 5pm, Trinity College
Concert Saturday 27th July 3pm Callaway Auditorium UWA ABODA (WA) WINDS is back for another season, this time under the batons of Paul De Cinque and Alan Laurens. Among this seasons repertoire will be (subject to change); Samuel Barber – Commando March Percy Grainger – Bell Piece Percy Grainger – Molly on the Shore Kathryn Salfelder – … More ABODA (WA) WINDS 2019
Come to Trinity College at 5pm on April 8th and spend some time with the delightful Anna Person, double bass specialist, and get some insight into how to help and support those unruly rumbling beasts in both your Orchestra and Wind bands. Anna will be taking us through some fundamental aspects of playing the instrument … More Cheese and Chitchat with Anna Person
Our AGM is in a few short weeks. Please come along and support the committee by taking the opportunity to share your ideas about current and future events, hear reports regarding the years activities and if you wish to become involved, become an active member in the sub- committee being formed for ANBOC 2020 planning. … More ABODA (WA) Inc. AGM
We are pleased to report that this event was a great success. We hope that our beloved Greg would have been proud. With 51 participants, including 5 regional and 2 interstate we had a thoroughly mixed group of attendees, involving participants from both the String and Band conducting strands. Anne Williams, one of … More Greg McMurdo Memorial Conducting Clinic 2019
Based on the results of the Post Festival Survey 2018, the Festival dates for 2019 will be: Senior Festival: August 9th-11th Junior Festival: September 12th-15th Please see the results of the survey published on the specific site page. Thank you to all of those who contributed their thoughts, your willingness to have a voice is … More 2018 Post Festival Date Change Survey Results
2017 was a year of change for the ABODA (WA) Inc/IMSS Festivals. With the recommendations from the Community Forum of 2016 and the subsequent survey results from our general community taken into consideration, ABODA launched into a complete overhaul of the festivals. The removal of publicly announced results was very high on everyone’s wish list. … More 2017 Post Festival Survey Summary