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EChO with Paul Rissmann

Wednesday 30 and Thursday 31 May (Schools)
Friday 1 and Saturday 2 June (Family)

John Inverarity Music & Drama Centre, Hale School

Paul Rissmann presenter/composer
Ali Bodycoat vocalist

Join us for special EChO (Education Chamber Orchestra) performances with guest composer and presenter, award winning British music educationalist Paul Rissmann.  This week of musical adventure will explore gorgeous children's books across a variety of interactive programs. 

Schools performances include extensive pre- and post-performance resources. 

Family performances feature the opportunity to meet the WASO musicians and try our have-a-go instruments at the end of performances.


Wednesday 30 May
Thursday 31 May

9.45am & 11.15am
Sir Scallywag and the Golden Underpants*

* Warning! May contain brief illustrated appearances of the King's bare bottom!


$10 per student
Recommended Supervision 1:7 (1 teacher free per 7 students)
$10 subsequent teacher/supervisor (maximum 6 tickets)


Friday 1 June
​Saturday 2 June

9.45am EChO11 - Giddy Goat (Recommended for younger audiences)
11.15am EChO9 -  Sir Scallywag and the Golden Underpants*

*Warning! May contain brief illustrated appearances of the King's bare bottom!

Please note: John Inverarity Music & Drama Centre is a seated venue.  While different to the traditional Kids' Cushion Concert venues, there will still be plenty of room for full involvement of children (and their grown ups!) with excellent viewing from all seats of Paul and Ali, EChO and the video screen.   Seating is unreserved, and doors will open approximately 20 minutes prior to each performance.  For any queries, please contact us.


$18 per person
To purchase tickets please call the WASO Box Office on 08 9326 0000 or click here to purchase online.

For further information please contact Fiona Taylor at or call 9326 0022.

Presented in partnership with Hale School.
Kids' Cushion Concerts are supported by Water Corporation.

Paul Rissmann as Education Artist in Residence is supported by McCusker Charitable Foundation.