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Homegrown Community Concerts

We are looking for homegrown community performers to perform in one of three concerts in our beautiful new hall. If you are a non-professional performer or ensemble and would like to perform in the series, send an email to our Artistic Director Trish O’Brien ad@coffscon.org.au and describe your performance. Images, recordings, program ideas and biographies […]

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Studio Band Auditions!

Auditions are being held on Wednesday February 22 at 7pm for the new and exciting COFFS CON STUDIO BAND! Directed by Chris Frater, the band will rehearse every Wednesday night and play Funk, Soul, Motown, Blues, Afro Cuban, Brazilian and Salsa charts. We’re looking for players of all instruments for this band, especially sax, clarinet, bass, […]

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YOUTH ORCHESTRA!!!

Does your child play an orchestral instrument? We are so excited to be forming a Youth Orchestra for Coffs Harbour, and want to give the experience to as many students as possible! Our wonderful new strings teacher Patrick Brearley will be conducting the orchestra, and he’s keen to make it the world’s greatest youth orchestra! If your […]

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SUNDAY CONCERT SERIES!

Coffs Harbour Regional Conservatorium is delighted to present a very special professional concert series in our newly renovated Performance Hall. The series celebrates the acquisition of a beautiful new grand piano by Mason & Hamlin, makers of the world’s finest pianos. Five of Australia’s finest pianists and strong advocates of Mason & Hamlin pianos will […]

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New strings teacher!

Coffs Harbour Regional Conservatorium is delighted to present the newest member of our teaching staff, Mr Patrick Brearley. Pat moved here this week from Melbourne, where he was most recently Principal violist with the ANAM Symphony Orchestra.Pat was born in a small town called Wingello, near Bowral, and while he has embraced the big city […]

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Carnival of the Animals!

Follow the Academy musicians along in a fantastic performance of Camille Saint-Saens’ “Carnival of the Animals”. Famous tunes including The Swan, The Elephant, The Aquarium and many more will delight and entertain the audience, narrated by QLD Conservatorium’s Paul Dean. ***SOLD OUT****

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2016 Piano recital

A very special concert featuring some of our most talented piano students, including 2016 Scholarship holder Feodora zu Hohenlohe, Katelyn Phinn, and Connor Schumer-Caldwell. Program includes solo works by Beethoven, Debussy, Schumann and Chopin, and works for 4, 6 and 8 hands by Liszt, Benjamin, Beeethoven & Schubert. Adults $15, children under 18 free.

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Decatones Concert!

In their third year of amazing 10 part singing, the Decatones are heading to our newly renovated Performance Space for a concert at 7.30pm on Thursday 18th August. Enjoy a selection of solos, duos, trios and full band numbers from the comfort of our beautiful red raked seating! Tickets $10 plus booking fee.

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Performance Technique workshop

Do you suffer from stage fright, or do you need help with performance techniques, presentation or communication? Book your place now for this fun interactive workshop with Heather Rose. Saturday 14th May, 11.30am – 1pm. $10 entry fee, reserve your place by phoning us on 6652 1592 or at the front counter. 

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Coramba Chamber Music Festival

Announcing the launch of our biggest project for the year, the Coramba Chamber Music Festival! We have partnered with Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University in Brisbane to present a fantastic classical music festival at the beautiful old hall in Coramba. Dates are Friday June 3 – Sunday June 5 (NOT the long weekend). Along with 7 amazing […]

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