Monthly Archives: February 2011

A Grand Concert – SMAC Fund Raiser – Friday 25 February

Snowy Monaro Arts Council will be launching it’s fund-raising program to replace their grand piano with this wonderful concert.

This concert will showcase the talents of many local musicians as well as friends from away who have generously donated their time and talents to this worthy cause.

Here’s an outline of the programme:


  • New River Train (Traditional)
  • Mama Don’t Allow (Traditional)
  • Copperhead Road – Steve Earle


  • Waltz, stuff Op 17 – Chopin

DAVID FORD & VERA SHANDLEY– Vocal Duet (Accompanist – Glenyss Allen)

  • The Carnival is Over – Tom Springfield
  • We’ll Kiss in the Shadow from “The King & I “ – Rogers & Hammerstein


  • Deux Arias Opus 92B – Francis Kleynjans

ROWENA EVANS – Treble Recorder (Accompanist -(Judith Marriott)

  • Caprizioser Walzer – Eberhard Werdin
  • Two Movements – Sonate for Treble Recorder & Piano – Harald Genzmer


  • Notturno, malady Op.54 No. 4 from Lyric Pieces – Edvard Grieg


  • Madly Deeply – Own Composition
  • Circles – Own Composition


  • Sonata for 2 Flutes, ampoule Andante & Presto -Johann Christian Schultz

ROBERT SHEARER, Tenor  (Accompanist – Glenyss Allen)

  • Dalla Sua Pace from Don Giovanni – Mozart
  • Midnight on the Great Western – Benjamin Britten
  • Cranes – Dorian Le Gallienne


  • Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen
  • Portrait – Own Composition


  • Impromptu in A Flat Minor, Op. 90, No. 4 – Schubert


  • Guapparia – R. Falvo arr. Richard Charlton
  • Core’ngrato – S. Cardillo arr. Richard Charlton


  • Hungarian Rhapsody – Popper


  • Piece pour Flute Seule – Jacques Ibert
  • Variations on a Traditional Melody – Colin Brumby

EMPYREAN TRIO: Wendy Lorenz (Piano), Andrew Lorenz (Violin), David Periera (Cello)

  • Trio in B Flat, Op. 99, 1st Mvt. – Schubert

CHRIS WALL, Bass Trumpet (Accompanist – Glenyss Allen)

  • Somewhere from “West Side Story” – Leonard Bernstein
  • Czardas – Monti, arr.Raphael Mendez

Flute & Guitar Concert – Saturday 5 March 2011 at 4pm

Teresa  Rabe – Flute
Minh Le Hoang – Guitar

Performing works by Schubert, viagra 40mg J S Bach, pancreatitis Vivaldi, Faure, Ravel and more.

Where: St Paul’s Anglican Church Hall, Commissioner Street Cooma NSW 2630

When: Saturday 5 March 2011 at 4 pm.


  • $20 – Adults
  • $15 – Seniors/Pensioners/Arts Council Members
  • $10 – Students

Ticket prices includes afternoon tea so come and join us for a cuppa and a piece of cake.

Tickets will be available at Cooma School of Music or at the door.

Minh Le Hoang

About Minh Le Hoang

Minh Le Hoang is one of the leading classical guitar virtuosos in Australia. He began playing popular music at the age of nine, while living in Vietnam. When his family moved to Australia in 1991 Minh, then aged 13, had great interest in classical guitar and decided to take the instrument seriously, studying firstly with Carolyn Kidd and continuing with leading Australian guitarist/teacher, Timothy Kain at the ANU School of Music. He subsequently graduated with first class honours, receiving the highest mark ever achieved by a student in a solo recital. Minh then continued to undertake postgraduate studies and completed the course with a Master of Music.

A member of Australia’s unique guitar quartet, Guitar Trek, Minh has toured extensively throughout Europe, toured for Musica Viva and appeared at major festivals including the Sydney Festival, Canberra International Chamber Music Festival, Brunswick Music Festival, Port Fairy Classical Music Festival, Frankston, Darwin, and New Zealand International Guitar Festivals.

As a soloist and recitalist he has appeared as a guest artist at the Sydney Guitar

Minh Le Hoang's CD "The Fall of Birds" now available ($25)

Summer School and the Sydney Acoustic Guitar Festival. Within Australia he has given master classes and concerts for guitar societies in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Canberra. He has also given concerts in the United States, Vietnam, and Japan. He has performed in master classes for leading guitarists from around the world including John Williams, Carlos Bonell, Pavel Steidl, and David Leisner. He has made many appearances on radio and television and has recorded two solo guitar recitals for ABC Classic FM as part of the Young Australia Program, both of which have been broadcast nationally. He is currently teaching in the Pre-Tertiary program of Australia’s leading guitar department at the Australian National University School of Music.

Minh has gained first prize in numerous guitar competitions including the Adelaide Spring Guitar Competition and the 50th Tokyo International Guitar Competition.

Teresa Rabe

About Teresa Rabe

Teresa Rabe grew up in the little North Coast town of Mullumbimby, moving to Canberra to gain a Bachelor of Music with Distinction from the Canberra School of Music. Along the way she has been placed in various competitions, including winning the National Flute Orchestral Extracts competition. She has performed concertos with the Queensland Philharmonic Orchestra, Canberra Pro Musica, The Hayden Bande and Canberra School of Music Orchestra.

Teresa has toured with the Australian Chamber Orchestra and played in a casual position with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Currently she is a member of the Canberra Symphony Orchestra. In this capacity she has played for the Australian Ballet, Australian Opera and Kiev Ballet among other national and international groups when they tour Canberra. She has been Principal Flute with the Canberra Pops Orchestra, Stopera and The Haydn Bande. Teresa also plays principal flute for the Canberra Choral Society and Llewellyn Choir concerts. She has appeared many times in the Canberra International Chamber Music Festival and plays for the Canberra Philharmonic shows.

Teresa enjoys chamber music and performs with many musicians in all sorts of different combinations around Canberra and the South Coast. She has a prestigious teaching studio, which includes pre-tertiary students at the Canberra School of Music. Teresa conducts the Canberra Girls Grammar School Flute Ensemble and is in demand as an adjudicator and audition panelist.


Two Songs Schubert/Mertz



Andante from Partita BWV 1034 J.S Bach

Largo Antonio Vivaldi


Songs and Dances from the New Village Dusan Bogdanovic

I. Shepherd’s Song

II. Lesnoto according to Johann

III. Gankino Oro

IV. Prophet’s Song

V. Milcho’s Boogie


From “Mountain Songs” Robert Beaser

Barbara Allen


Suite no.3 Roberto Di Marino

I. Milonga

II. Humoreque

III. Interludio

IV. Tango

Three French pieces

Sicilienne Gabriel Faure

Habanera Maurice Ravel

Entr’act Jaques Ibert

Presented by Cooma School of Music

2 Parkview Arcade, 123 Sharp St. Cooma NSW

Ph: (02) 6452 6067 Email:

ABC Interview Brew Guitar Duo

This Snowy Mountains event will be a celebration of Polish culture and the historic and cultural connections between Australia and Poland. Live music performances will feature prominently during the weekend. Musicians performing this year include:

  • Snowy Strings Youth Orchestra
  • Paderewski Music Academy Chicago

For more information go to:
Brew Guitar Duo have an interview online (Sildenafil
featured-recording-interview-brew-guitar-duo.aspx” target=”_blank”>here) for Limelight magazine and coming out on Feb 16 is the March edition with a review of their Landscape disc as their Featured Recording.

Matt Withers & Bradley Kunda - Brew Guitar Duo

Landscape by Brew Guitar Duo Available at Cooma School of Music - $25

Kosciuszko Run 2011 n Strzelecki Walk 2011 – Sat 12 Feb to Sun 13 Feb

This Snowy Mountains event will be a celebration of Polish culture and the historic and cultural connections between Australia and Poland. Live music performances will feature prominently during the weekend. Musicians performing this year include:

  • Snowy Strings Youth Orchestra
  • Paderewski Music Academy Chicago

For more information go to:

Woodwind Workshop by Sax Summit – Friday 11 February

The Sax Summit, discount rx is giving a Woodwind Workshop in Cooma on Friday 11 February for the Cooma School of Music.

The workshop will be held at St Paul’s Anglican Church Hall. (Commisioner Street, store Cooma)
The workshop will be  flexible in nature with the workshop being conducted by the 5 members of the group. The structure of the afternoon will depend mostly on numbers and skill levels of the students. However, the overall program for the workshop would be something like this:

3.30-4.00- Everyone will play a small tune to break the ice then open the floor to any students/ensembles that want to perform in an open masterclass setting. This might be good for older students or some of the really keen kids who want to play for of everyone.

4.00- 5.15- Break into smaller groups to workshop a piece. This can be done on an instrument basis or on a skill level basis depending on numbers.

5.30- 6.00- Performances of the ‘workshopped’ piece then open question time and  close with everyone  playing another tune together.

Entry Fees: $10 per participant

All enquiries:

Cooma School of Music, Shop 2 Parkview Arcade 123 Sharp Street, Cooma NSW 2630

Ph: (02) 6452 6067

Fax: (02) 6452 4938


The Sax Summit will then be performing at Rose’s Restaurant for a Dinner Music Show.

(Click on “ENTRY FORM” thumbnail for a printable form.)