WASO’s Secondary Music Program enhances and consolidates the present WACE Courses on offer from the Department of Education as well as introducing the secondary students to the unique live experience of Open Rehearsals, Morning Symphonies and Fabulous Fridays.
Years 6-12 | 60mins
Q&A session commences at 10.15am
Concert commences at 11.00am
Perth Concert Hall
WASO’s Morning Symphonies are a great way to introduce students to an orchestral concert and learn more about the life of our professional musicians. Join Education Manager, Prue Ashurst and a WASO musician for an informal Q&A session in the Terrace Level foyer of the Perth Concert Hall before the concert.
$10 per student (1 free teacher per 10 students)
$10 subsequent teacher & supervisor tickets (maximum 6 tickets) (upper gallery only)
5. Sol Gabetta Plays Dvorak
Thursday 14 November
SMETANA Ma Vlast: Vltava [The Moldau]
DVORAK Cello Concerto in B minor
Michal Dworzynski, conductor
Sol Gabetta, cello
Years 8-12 | 90mins | FREE
Talk commences at 9.30am
Rehearsal commences at 10am (please be seated by 9.50am)
Perth Concert Hall
Join your West Australian Symphony Orchestra for the final rehearsal prior to the weekend’s performances. Students will be part of a unique experience as the conductor, Orchestra and soloists give the music a final polish. An introductory talk before the rehearsal will give your students an insight into the works performed.
Free – bookings are essential as seats are limited (maximum 30 tickets per school)
5. Strauss & Ravel
Friday 18 October
STRAUSS, R. Don Juan
JAMES LEDGER Violin Concerto WORLD PREMIERE
STRAVINSKY Symphony in Three Movements
RAVEL Rapsodie espagnole
Otto Tausk, conductor
Margaret Blades, violin
Years 10 - 12
Tuesday 25 February 2014, 11.00am
John Inverarity Music & Drama Centre, Hale School
This concert sold out in 2012 and 2013 and we encourage you to reserve seats now.
WASO is delighted to bring the 2013-2015 School Curriculum and Standards Authority list of Designated Works to life, and perform a selection of the symphonic and concerto works. The concert will include musical analysis and performance of the main musical ideas of each piece, as well as performance of the selected repertoire in full.
Recordings of the works are available at waso.com.au and resource notes will be provided to each member of the audience.
Concert duration: approximately 75 minutes
Program to include:
BACH, J.S Brandenburg Concerto No.2 (Andante)
HAYDN Symphony No.88 (Adagio – Allegro and Menuetto: Allegretto)
MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto, E Minor
(Allegro molto appassionato)
Peter Moore conductor
Margaret Blades violin
$12 per student (1 teacher free per 10 students)
$12 subsequent teacher & supervisor tickets (maximum 6 tickets)
For bookings, call the WASO Box Office on 9326 0000 or download the booking form.
For content and curriculum related enquiries, contact WASO’s Education Coordinator Hannah Clemen firstname.lastname@example.org.