Monthly Archives: March 2014

Flamenco Workshop with Andrew Veivers was a great success

Gospel Project Final (1)Weekend Workshop & Performance, refractionist directed by Dan Scollay

Looking for an inspiring and uplifting way to spend a weekend?

Come and be a port of the Gospel Project Cooma, a weekend of gospel singing culminating in a performance of songs learnt over the weekend and supported by six piece band The Righty Mevelators- Cooma, 29th/30th March. To register phone 02 64935027 or email

What previous participants said:

“It was really well done in all respects, due in large part to Dan Scollay’s great expertise in leading a large group of people, having an excellent musical ear and a light, fun, joyful smile and approach.”

“I couldn’t imagine a more wonderful experience.”

“Fantastic uplifting weekend. Dan is an angel.”

“Dan’s skill in giving us all the right amount of attention, instruction and encouragement was really exceptional.”

“Thank you Dan for your fantastic direction, calmness, humour, expertise, talent…you have lifted my spirits!! Thank you!!”

For more information go to:

The Flamenco Workshop held at Belconnen Arts Centre was a great success on Sunday (16 March 2014). Andrew Veivers held an intensive 1 hour flamenco guitar workshop then we all joined the flamenco dances for a session.

Andrew is a Brisbane based flamenco guitarist. He has a wealth of knowledge as well as has being a fantastic performer and teacher.  He has produced several CDs, cheap
his latest CDs is “Departures” which he is currently touring around Australia.  Andrew has also published a wonderful book, symptoms
“The Rhythm Method” -An introduction to the rhythms and techniques of the Flamenco Guitar.

His book and CDs may be purchased directly from his website:


coomamusic – 15 March 2014

Hi Everyone, mind

Facebook-Like modern smaller 2Here’s all the Music Events happening in Cooma and the Snowy Mountains. You can also find all the contacts and links for:
Music Teachers, try Local Musicians, Music & Arts Organizations, Recording Studios & Music Venues.
You can also get daily updates on our Facebook page.

Also All Your Music Needs:

We’ve got our new Inside Music Catalogue out now. You can browse through our catalogue online at: Click Here!

We have all these great products and more at Cooma School of Music.

Instrument Hire:

Now Available at Cooma School of Music. Phone (02) 6452 6067 for details.

Music event summary & more important dates:(click on the coloured text to link to more info)
Also some Important Canberra Events
Our Music Community – Contacts for Local Music Teachers:
Cooma School of Music
Leslie Spencer (Classical Guitar) 0428 907 510
Allan Spencer (Classical Guitar) 6452 6067
Adrian Reichenback (Modern/Contemporary Guitar & Bass, Harmonica) 0477 035 854
Michael Horneman (Modern/Contemporary/Jazz Guitar & Bass, Flute, Saxophone, Clarinet) 0423 612 942
Emma Ventura (Violin, Viola, Piano & Keyboard) 6452 5262
Rodney Clancy (Singing, Trumpet, Trombone & Brass) 0408 488 749
Matthew Ventura (Flute, Clarinet, Oboe, Bassoon & Piano) 0420 664 073
Marie Cox (Piano) 6452 2605
Phil Horneman (Brass, Drums, Piano, Cello) 6452 1255
Jarka Wichta (Violin, Viola & Cello) 0405 661 300
Mary-Anne Simpson (Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano & Classical Guitar) 6457 1594
Tom Collett (Flute, Saxophone, Clarinet & Piano) 0428 434 377
Matthew Lloyd (Modern/Contemporary/Rock Guitar) 6452 3620
Manny Aigney (Modern/Contemporary/Jazz Guitar) 0439 271 007
Matt Charlesworth (Guitar, Bass) 0439 884 533
Christine Morris (Piano) 0431 325 283
Our Music Community – Links to Local Music Organizations:
Our Music Community – Links to Music Venues
Our Music Community – Links to Recording Studios & Music Management
Piano Tuning & Repairs – Nigel Leach 0415 739 904
Also these important links:          
Bye for now,

The Rocky Horror Show 40th Anniversary Songbook_$24.99

Code: AM1006797 $24.99

Code: AM1006797 $24.99

It’s just a jump to the left…

The Rocky Horror Show 40th Anniversary Songbook celebrates 40 years since the making of Richard O’Brien’s schlock-horror musical masterpiece The Rocky Horror Show, cardiologist which made its debut in London before conquering the world.

Here are all the songs from his glorious musical tribute to sci-fi and B-movie horror, epilepsy arranged for Piano, Voice and Guitar, complete with lyrics and Guitar chord symbols.

This exclusive 40th anniversary songbook is complete with a lavish photo section plus rarely seen scrapbook memorabilia from the composer.

The Rocky Horror Show was always big on audience participation, so here’s your chance to sing along with the music. The included card gives you instantly downloadable sound-alike backing tracks.


Shop 2, Parkview Arcade, 123 Sharp Street,
Cooma, NSW 2630
PHONE: 02 6452 6067
FAX: 02 6452 4938



How to dance the Time Warp:

The Time Warp – Official (2013 UK Cast of Rocky Horror):

25 Great Sax Solos_Book & CD ($29.95)

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Code: 311315 $29.95

We have this fantastic book in stock.
“From Chuck Rio and King Curtis to David Sanborn and Kenny G, more info take an inside look at the genesis of pop saxophone. This book/CD pack provides solo transcriptions in standard notation, impotent lessons on how to play them, about it bios, equipment, photos, history, and much more. The CD contains full-band demos of every sax solo in the book, and is enhanced so PC & Mac users can adjust the recording to any tempo without changing pitch! Songs include: After the Love Has Gone · Deacon Blues · Just the Two of Us · Just the Way You Are · Mercy, Mercy Me · Money · Respect · Spooky · Take Five · Tequila · Yakety Sax · The Logical Song · How Sweet It Is · Takin’ It To The Streets · Maneater · I’ve Had The Time Of My Life · Lily Was Here , and more.”


Shop 2, Parkview Arcade, 123 Sharp Street,
Cooma, NSW 2630
PHONE: 02 6452 6067
FAX: 02 6452 4938


How cute are these little ladybug technique helpers? Only $3.50!

Saturday 1st February 2014 6pm

renny field cooma 00140 Cafe – Corner Sharp & Bombala Streets

just $10 – Includes Tapas & Show – BYO

International RenounedPerformer

Hear Renny Field here:

These specially designed little ladybugs are a great way to improve hand position in young piano students.


Shop 2, prescription
Parkview Arcade, 123 Sharp Street,
Cooma, NSW 2630
PHONE: 02 6452 6067
FAX: 02 6452 4938