2018 Conference Gallery
Bach & the New Kids on the Block
Starring Paul Wright and the WAAPA String Camerata Thursday 4th and Friday 5th October The Camerata will perform ravishing chamber music and gorgeous solo works by JS Bach and others – including Albinoni/Giazotto’s beloved ‘Adagio’ (made famous in the film ‘Gallipoli’), along with music by Ottorino Respighi, Mark Summer and Gerald Finzi.
AUSTA Tasmania – upcoming events
AUSTA Tasmania has the following events planned for the coming months. As registrations open, they will be published under events. Keep the dates free and register early so you don’t miss out. String Teachers Forum – Bow strokes and technique. Date/Venue TBC. Fee: FREE EVENT. Info: Join professional teachers and players in discussions of specific bow strokes and how to approach them in teaching and in practice. AUSTA has invited string teachers and players from Hobart’s leading music schools, the TSO and Conservatorium of Music to present their topics. Student Chamber Music Day: Proposed dates August 18/19. Venue…
‘Let It Flow!’
Have you ever played your instrument and become so completely immersed in its sound that it becomes a purely sensory experience? This is essentially what happens when you are ‘practising-in-flow’, a skill developed by German violinist/psychologist Andreas Burzik to help musicians both practise and perform. Recently I spent a day with him in Bremen (Germany) learning this technique. By practising-in-flow you learn to not only ‘play’ your instrument but to ‘feel’ it. It is a way of practising based almost entirely on sensory input rather than mental instructions. You learn to trust your body to tell you what it needs….