Welcome to 2021 !
We will run all our ongoing programs this year, and have some new ones beginning or planned. We already have some potential performances booked !
Early Years Program
- acting on recommendations from our pilot program
- a series of professional development and incursions for staff
- remote and in situ delivery
Schools programs (instrumental tuition)
- Ongoing programs - Clifton Creek Primary and Nungurner Primary.
- A new program - Lucknow Primary.
Youth(ful) Orchestra begins this week !! - All ages and skill levels
- One day / week afterschool
- based in Bairnsdale
Unique Events (TBC)
- July School Holiday Program - orchestra based
- Lost in the Groove - folk music and singing based
- collaborations with other orchestras
- performances at local community events
- other events as they arise
CRASHENDO! Bairnsdale is part of an international social change program providing intensive instrumental and choral group tuition resulting in life-enhancing experiences for children, families and the community.
We encourage the natural inclination of people to share and help each other learn.
Our programs are socially and culturally inclusive, and offer opportunities for regular performance and engagement with other ensembles.
- pre-orchestral and instrumental programs in primary school settings,
- after-school youth orchestra
- regular school/community performances
- annual 3 day July school holiday program
- two scholarships - Melbourne Youth Orchestra Summer School and Transition to/Complete Secondary College
- annual rehearsals and concert with the Gippsland Symphony Orchestra
- annual workshops and concert with Latrobe Orchestra
- Early Years pilot program
- other events as they arise.
Some activities particularly support those experiencing adversity.
All programs operate in East Gippsland, a regional area of Victoria.
We have a band of young and adult volunteers, from 14 – 80+ years, who support us musically and administratively.
Please see our Sponsors Page to understand the breadth of philanthropic, government, community and business support.