CHEESE & CHIT-CHAT With Peter Younghusband (IMSS Head of Brass) and Steven Harmer (ABODA WA President)Monday 17th June 5pm, Trinity College

  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


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

Greg McMurdo Memorial Conducting Clinic 2019

    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

2018 Post Festival Date Change Survey Results

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

Conducting Workshop with Mark Laycock

The Australian Band and Orchestra Directors Association (WA) will be holding a string conducting workshop and masterclass with presenter Mark Laycock on Saturday 7th July 9am-4pm at Trinity College East Perth. At 4:00pm, there will be a reception organised by AUSTA (Australian String Teachers Association) as a welcome to their National Conference held from Saturday … More Conducting Workshop with Mark Laycock

Swing into Summer 2017

Friday 8th – Sunday 10th December 2017 UWA School of Music ABODA WA is proud to present the sixth annual conducting Summer School, presented in conjunction with the UWA School of Music Summer Music Academy. A three day event for conductors of all levels, covering score analysis, advanced conducting techniques and open masterclasses, with opportunities … More Swing into Summer 2017