AUSTA Playing Opportunities

Surrey Hills Orchestra

Surrey Hills Orchestra is a community orchestra that has been performing for 30 years. We rehearse each Tuesday evening and hold major concerts in May and November. Recent concerts included works by Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms and Bizet. Surrey Hills Orchestra is proud of the diverse range of ages and professional backgrounds of its players. We encourage members to perform as a soloist in the August Concertofest. Players need to have had orchestral and/or ensemble experience and have the equivalent of at least Grade 7 AMEB. Good sight-reading skills are assumed and the willingness to practise between rehearsals. Acceptance to…

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VIC
Eltham Orchestras Inc

The Eltham Orchestras include 3 groups. A Beginner String group, Senior String group and full Symphony Orchestra. The orchestra rehearses weekly at Briar Hill Primary School, Beaconsfield Rd. Briar Hill. Beginner Strings 6.00 p.m. – 7.00 p.m., Senior Strings 7.00 p.m. – 8.00 p.m. and Orchestra from 8.00 p.m. – 10.00 p.m. The repertoire is varied and includes a full theatre production with the Diamond Valley Singers annually. Money raised from the theatre show going directly to charitable groups such as World Vision, Open House and Elizabeth School, Malawi.

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Strings West

Styles: Classical, Contemporary, Film, World, Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced Suitability: Ages 7 to 18 years Pricing: $24 per session Visit our Website for detailed information and easy online enrolment – www.stringswest.com.au Saturday morning music school for young people living in Melbourne’s West. Violin, Viola, Cello & Double Bass Each 90 minute session includes Music Craft, Section Rehearsal and Ensemble Rehearsal.

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Ranges Young Strings

RYS is a small and enthusiastic and welcoming string orchestra in the Dandenong Ranges catering for players who have had at least 18 months of instrumental lessons on violin, viola, cello and bass.

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VIC
Ranges Young Strings

Ranges Young Strings is a small string orchestra based in the Dandenong Ranges, with an age range of approximately 8 – 17. It is a unit of the Dandenong Ranges Music Council.Directed by Rosalind Burns, the primary aim is to further develop skills and enthusiasm for playing a variety of string music. With a focus on music literacy and stylistic playing within a positive and fun learning environment, many past members have gained instrument scholarships at a range of schools with strong music programmes. RYS has also participated in workshops with the MSO, Baroque Dance expert Helga Hill, and members…

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Melbourne String Ensemble

The Melbourne String Ensemble (MSE) is a dynamic and exciting orchestra of secondary and tertiary students performing high quality string repertoire. The ensemble has been established for nearly 30 years and places importance on developing the ensemble and musical leadership skills of its members. The MSE performs widely in Australia and overseas. Minimum standard of entry is 7th Grade violin and 6th Grade Cello. Music Director- Fintan Murphy. Please see the website www.mse.org.au for more information.

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Junior Melbourne String Ensemble (JMSE)

The JMSE is a new junior group which began in 2011. It is aimed at players in Year 4-7 at school (approx 9-12 years of age) with a minimum standard of Grade 3+ AMEB. It provides a unique opportunity for ensemble playing for string players who are advanced for their age. The music director for the JMSE is Julie Hewison, AMEB examiner, head of strings at Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School and past president of the Victorian AUSTA association.

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Intermediate Melbourne String Ensemble (IMSE)

Commencing at the beginning of 2014, Fintan Murphy will be directing the new intermediate MSE which will run from 2-3pm on Saturdays between the JMSE and the MSE. This group will develop ensemble skills and the technical skills necessary for advanced ensemble playing. Aimed at players around Gr 7 AMEB or equivalent (violin/viola) or around Gr 5 AMEB or equivalent (cello).

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VIC
Norwood Symphony

Full symphony orchestra rehearses Monday night 7.30p.m. to 9.45p.m. in Don Pyatt Room at Norwood Town Hall. Min.standard grade 5. 4 concerts per year in Norwood Town Hall. Need all string players (especially viola and cello ) Wind and brass Please contact the conductor, Mr David Reid for details

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SA
Noosa Orchestra and Noosa Ensemble

Noosa Orchestra conducted by Antoni Bonetti and Noosa(string)Ensemble conducted by Silvi Eckley have been giving concerts in the Nth Sunshine Coast area since 2010. All string players of all ages and standards are welcome to join and the orchestra is seeking a bassoonist and brass players.

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QLD
Brisbane Symphony Orchestra

Brisbane Symphony Orchestra is Brisbane’s leading non-professional orchestra. Conducted by Antoni Bonetti, the orchestra plays all styles and genre of orchestral music, consists of 70 players and has a vacancy for a Utility/5th French Horn,3rd Trumpet, Oboe and Violoncelli.

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Brisbane Philharmonic Orchestra

The Brisbane Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO) is Brisbane’s leading community orchestra. It is the only Queensland community orchestra to have been recognised at the National Orchestral Awards. It was founded on principles of musical excellence and development, communal participation, and organisational professionalism.

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The Sydney Contemporary Orchestra

We, the Sydney Contemporary Orchestra, are seeking enthusiastic professional musicians, who have strong passions for avant-garde music, to join us as our freelance musician. This new orchestra is for promote new music of all kinds and will host regular concerts every year. Please find below our website link: http://www.sydneycontemporaryorchestra.sys.org.au We would like to invite you to join this new orchestra for the concerts in September and December. There will be about 13 hours participations for each concert and we will pay musicians from $350, depending on the qualifications and avant-garde music performance experience. The details of the concert: Music Contemporary…

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NSW
Sydney Contemporary Orchestra

WORKING OPPORTUNITIES FOR SYDNEY PROFESSIONAL MUSICIANS (All ORCHESTRAL INSTRUMENTS) Salaries: from $105 per call up to…. (depending on qualifications and experience) Upcoming concerts: Three calls for the concert on Friday, 19 September 2014 8:00pm Concert venue: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music Online Application Form http://www.sydneycontemporaryorchestra.sys.org.au Dr Brian Chatpo Koo Artistic & Executive Director 0449 776 872 Email: bkoo@sys.org.au

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Mosman Symphony Orchestra

Mosman Symphony Orchestra is a friendly community orchestra and we are always keen to welcome new players. People join the orchestra for many reasons. Some of our members are music teachers, some are music students who take the opportunity to learn the standard orchestral repertoire in a friendly, non threatening environment. Many are simply amateur players who love playing orchestral music. There are no auditions, but to be comfortable with the repertoire string players should be at a level equivalent to AMEB Grade 5 or above. Rehearsals are Wednesday nights from 7.30 til 10.00 at Mosman Art Gallery.

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Innominato-Strings

Innominato Strings is a community based chamber string group. We consist of adult beginner and intermediate players and we practice at Chatswood in Sydney Australia. Our website is: www.innominato-strings.com.au

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