Snowy String Community Orchestra

The 3rd exhibition of paintings by 16 friends

With beautiful music by Matthew Ventura & Friends – Opening Saturday 31 March 2012 at 3pm



Cooma District Band

Cooma District Band was re-formed in about 1983.
The aim of the band is to provide opportunity for ensemble playing for “concert band” players, ampoule that is brass, no rx wind and percussion and to provide entertainment and a presence for civic events. The band plays a variety of music from marches to jazz, musicals to classical.
The band’s regular performances include the Rotary Markets, Anzac Day, Oktoberfest, and Carols in the Park (Multifunction Centre). The band also plays in local churches, and for civic functions such as opening of the Adaminaby Snowy Scheme Museum, the Multicultural Festival, Motorfest, etc. As an example, on one weekend this year the band played Snowy and 50’s themed music, fanfares, National anthem, etc at the opening of the Adaminaby Snowy Scheme Museum, followed by four hours of Oktoberfest, and then the Rotary Markets on the Sunday.
The band, with help from SMAC members and other locals organised one of the best attended local music events, with local brass and wind players and singers in the first half, and “The Glass Soldier” presented by a guest conductor and members of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, narrator, singer and dancers in the second half, attended by about 270 audience members.
The band has and will perform items composed for and about the local area and local issues. For example, the three pieces of Ralf Hultgren, “High Country”, “Gateway to the Alps”,  Eden’s Coast and Sea”, and the unpublished one, “Kiah Lake”, as well as other itemscomposed or arranged for local performance. The band would be particularly interested to playsome of these pieces at a local performance.

Cooma District Band carols in park

The band is always on the lookout for new members, from beginners to concert standardmusicians.
The band practices each Thursday evening 6.45 pm to 9.00 pm at the band room, Cooma Railway Station and any instrumentalist is welcome.
The band has very considerable resource of instruments, equipment and sheet music.
All band members, committee members and musical director are volunteers, indeed bandmembers pay a membership fee of $25.00 per year.

Contact Chris Wall: 6452 1488 (work) 6452 1618 (home)

Cooma District Band

Cooma District Band was re-formed in about 1983.
The aim of the band is to provide opportunity for ensemble playing for “concert band” players, rx
that is brass, health wind and percussion and to provide entertainment and a presence for civicevents. The band plays a variety of music from marches to jazz, generic musicals to classical.
The band’s regular performances include the Rotary Markets, Anzac Day, Oktoberfest, andCarols in the Park (Multifunction Centre). The band also plays in local churches, and for civicfunctions such as opening of the Adaminaby Snowy Scheme Museum, the MulticulturalFestival, Motorfest, etc. As an example, on one weekend this year the band played Snowy and50’s themed music, fanfares, National anthem, etc at the opening of the Adaminaby SnowyScheme Museum, followed by four hours of Oktoberfest, and then the Rotary Markets on theSunday.
The band, with help from SMAC members and other locals organised one of the best attendedlocal music events, with local brass and wind players and singers in the first half, and “TheGlass Soldier” presented by a guest conductor and members of the Melbourne SymphonyOrchestra, narrator, singer and dancers in the second half, attended by about 270 audiencemembers.
The band has and will perform items composed for and about the local area and local issues. For example, the three pieces of Ralf Hultgren, “High Country”, “Gateway to the Alps”,Eden’s Coast and Sea”, and the unpublished one, “Kiah Lake”, as well as other itemscomposed or arranged for local performance. The band would be particularly interested to playsome of these pieces at a local performance.
The band is always on the lookout for new members, from beginners to concert standardmusicians.
The band practices each Thursday evening 6.45 pm to 9.00 pm at the band room, Cooma Railway Station and any instrumentalist is welcome.
The band has very considerable resource of instruments, equipment and sheet music.
All band members, committee members and musical director are volunteers, indeed bandmembers pay a membership fee of $25.00 per year.

Contact Chris Wall: 6452 1488 (work) 6452 1618 (home)

Cooma District Band

Cooma District Band was re-formed in about 1983.
The aim of the band is to provide opportunity for ensemble playing for “concert band” players, stuff that is brass, for sale
wind and percussion and to provide entertainment and a presence for civic events. The band plays a variety of music from marches to jazz, clinic
musicals to classical.
The band’s regular performances include the Rotary Markets, Anzac Day, Oktoberfest, and Carols in the Park (Multifunction Centre). The band also plays in local churches, and for civic functions such as opening of the Adaminaby Snowy Scheme Museum, the Multicultural Festival, Motorfest, etc. As an example, on one weekend this year the band played Snowy and 50’s themed music, fanfares, National anthem, etc at the opening of the Adaminaby Snowy Scheme Museum, followed by four hours of Oktoberfest, and then the Rotary Markets on the Sunday.
The band, with help from SMAC members and other locals organised one of the best attended local music events, with local brass and wind players and singers in the first half, and “The Glass Soldier” presented by a guest conductor and members of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, narrator, singer and dancers in the second half, attended by about 270 audience members.
The band has and will perform items composed for and about the local area and local issues. For example, the three pieces of Ralf Hultgren, “High Country”, “Gateway to the Alps”,  Eden’s Coast and Sea”, and the unpublished one, “Kiah Lake”, as well as other itemscomposed or arranged for local performance. The band would be particularly interested to playsome of these pieces at a local performance.

Cooma District Band carols in park

The band is always on the lookout for new members, from beginners to concert standardmusicians.
The band practices each Thursday evening 6.45 pm to 9.00 pm at the band room, Cooma Railway Station and any instrumentalist is welcome.
The band has very considerable resource of instruments, equipment and sheet music.
All band members, committee members and musical director are volunteers, indeed bandmembers pay a membership fee of $25.00 per year.

Contact Chris Wall: 6452 1488 (work) 6452 1618 (home)

Cooma District Band

Cooma District Band was re-formed in about 1983.
The aim of the band is to provide opportunity for ensemble playing for “concert band” players, pilule that is brass, medicine wind and percussion and to provide entertainment and a presence for civicevents. The band plays a variety of music from marches to jazz, salve musicals to classical.
The band’s regular performances include the Rotary Markets, Anzac Day, Oktoberfest, andCarols in the Park (Multifunction Centre). The band also plays in local churches, and for civicfunctions such as opening of the Adaminaby Snowy Scheme Museum, the MulticulturalFestival, Motorfest, etc. As an example, on one weekend this year the band played Snowy and50’s themed music, fanfares, National anthem, etc at the opening of the Adaminaby SnowyScheme Museum, followed by four hours of Oktoberfest, and then the Rotary Markets on theSunday.
The band, with help from SMAC members and other locals organised one of the best attendedlocal music events, with local brass and wind players and singers in the first half, and “TheGlass Soldier” presented by a guest conductor and members of the Melbourne SymphonyOrchestra, narrator, singer and dancers in the second half, attended by about 270 audiencemembers.
The band has and will perform items composed for and about the local area and local issues. For example, the three pieces of Ralf Hultgren, “High Country”, “Gateway to the Alps”,Eden’s Coast and Sea”, and the unpublished one, “Kiah Lake”, as well as other itemscomposed or arranged for local performance. The band would be particularly interested to playsome of these pieces at a local performance.

Cooma District Band carols in park

The band is always on the lookout for new members, from beginners to concert standardmusicians.
The band practices each Thursday evening 6.45 pm to 9.00 pm at the band room, Cooma Railway Station and any instrumentalist is welcome.
The band has very considerable resource of instruments, equipment and sheet music.
All band members, committee members and musical director are volunteers, indeed bandmembers pay a membership fee of $25.00 per year.

Contact Chris Wall: 6452 1488 (work) 6452 1618 (home)
The Snowy String Community Orchestra , order
located at Jindabyne is always looking for new members. SSCO meets for rehearsal every Thursday afternoon between 3.15 and 5 pm at Jindabyne Central School and also a full day rehearsal once a term on a weekend. The SSCO performs at various community events.
As this is a community group, psychotherapist
there would be no payment for your involvement except the joy and fun of working with a group of children who are highly motivated. We have 4 cellos, 2 violas and 20 violins at present with many beginners waiting in the wings. Also if you know of any other string players in the area who would like to be involved please let me know.
We are more than happy to welcome players from outer areas into the orchestra so long as they can make the commitment to attend rehearsals.
The Snowy String Community Orchestra is in the process of planning a skills-development tours in Australia and overseas.
For further details please contact Mary-Anne Simpson:

  • 0402455636 or 64571594
  • email: maryannesimpson@optusnet.com.au

 

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