july, 2018

11julAll DayCello Big Day Out


Event Details


The AUSTA Big Cello Day Out will be held on July 11 2018 at the UWA Conservatorium of Music, Crawley, WA. Activities will include: opportunities for junior, intermediate and advanced students to play and receive feedback from expert teachers, cello ensemble workshops, and the chance for teachers of junior, secondary and tertiary students to observe and participate in discussion forums with guest teachers. Visiting cellists include Thomas Gregory (UK), David Pereira (ANU) and Alvin Wong (Melbourne), Louise Butler (ACT) among others, will provide expert insights and feedback to participants. The day will conclude with a master class by WASO soloist and international cellist, Pablo Ferrández.

The full program is below. Detailed information, Expression of Interest Form, and registration details for individual sessions can be found here. Please direct expressions of interest and enquiries to bigcelloday@iinet.net.au

Registration can be made for individual sessions, combined sessions or the whole day. Special discounts are available for AUSTA National Conference delegates, AUSTA members and students. Attendance at all sessions is free for Australian tertiary music students with current university ID. A catered lunch may be ordered online along with your registration. Click here to register.


Session 1-Junior
 Primary school age or Prelim – Grade 4 AMEB
9:00 Junior Session A  
10:00 Junior Session B  
11:00  Tea Break  
11:20 Junior Cello Ensemble Discussion Forum 1-Junior Teaching
12:30 Lunch Break  
  Session 2- Intermediate/Advanced Secondary/Tertiary or AMEB Grade 5+
1:30 Intermediate/Advanced A  
2:30 Intermediate/Advanced B  
3:30  Tea Break  
3:50 Senior Cello Ensemble (high school-aged+) Discussion Forum 2- Intermediate/Advanced Cello Teaching
5:00  Dinner Break  
  Session 3-Master Class  
6:30-8:30 Pablo Ferrández Master Class  Very Advanced Students (AMEB Grade 8+)

About our guest cellists:

Pablo Ferrández (Master Class) http://www.pabloferrandez.com/

David Pereira (Intermediate/Advanced) https://www.austa.asn.au/presenter-david-periera/

Alvin Wong (Intermediate/Advanced) https://findanexpert.unimelb.edu.au/display/person650002

Thomas Gregory (Junior) https://www.austa.asn.au/presenter-thomas-gregory/

Louise Butler (Junior) Louise Butler

Registration for the whole day is now open.

$70 whole day price for AUSTA conf. delegates and AUSTA members (add $15 for lunch)
Free of charge to all Australian tertiary music students (with ID and proof of current institutional enrolment)
$35 day whole day price for AUSTA students and/or Conference Delegate students with ID
$45 whole day for all other students
Click here to visit the Trybooking site for full ticketing prices and details


All Day (Wednesday)



35 Stirling Highway Crawley WA 6009


Big Cello Day Outbigcelloday@iinet.net.au