Symphonic Wind Orchestra
Through large scale public performances, showcase concerts, regional tours and intensive rehearsals and tutorials, the Symphonic Wind Orchestra is a fantastic opportunity for young wind, brass and percussion players to develop their ensemble skills, musicality and technique.
Rehearsals: Saturday, Santa Sabina College, Strathfield
SWO accepts applications from all wind, brass and percussion musicians, aged 11 years and over and approximately AMEB Grade 7 minimum standard or equivalent.
Conductor, James Pensini
PREVIOUS REPERTOIRE HIGHLIGHTS
Star Wars by John Williams
Pines of Rome by Respighi
First Suite for Military Band by Holst
Flourish by Vaughan Williams
Handel in the Strand by Percy Grainger
Mars and Jupiter from The Planets by Gustav Holst
Declaration Overture by Claude Smith
Crown Imperial by William Walton
Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral from Lohengrin by Richard Wagner
Molly on the Shore by Percy Grainger
The Symphonic Wind Orchestra presents a number of public performances each year, including ANZAC Day, Mosman Music Society Concerts and the wonderful Meet the Orchestra concerts which allow musicians to share the experience of music with young children and their families.
PAST PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
Performances with internationally renowned Wind Symphony Orchestras such as Brigham Young University
Performed at the Pre-Game Ceremony of the NRL ANZAC Day Cup match between the Sydney Roosters and St. George Illawarra Dragons
Showcase as part of Mosman Musical Society Sunday Concert Series
Musicians from the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Australian Chamber Orchestra, and the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra tutor each section of the orchestra on a regular basis, an association which allows members exposure to the professional music industry. SYO also offers a number of masterclasses with local and international guest artists along with camps and music retreats which offer intensive learning opportunities.
2018 Central West Tour as part of the annual SYO State program.
2017 Central West Tour as part of the annual SYO State program.
2016 Central West Tour as part of the annual SYO State program.