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Patrons & Friends Events

2017 patrons & friends events

We have been busily organising our calendar of special events for 2017! Further details will be revealed soon, but here is a  preview of some of the planned events for Patrons & Friends – please save the dates!

February


Celebrating Summer, Music and Art

Monday 27 February 2017, 5.30pm
Perth Concert Hall

Before the 2017 Orchestral Season commences, we look forward to gathering with our community of Patrons & Friends to enjoy a balmy summer evening celebrating music, art and wine at Perth Concert Hall.

Our first event of the year will feature a tour of the stunning artworks generously loaned from the Wesfarmers Art Collection displayed around the Hall; the opportunity to hear from Evan Gill, Sommelier with WASO’s Margaret River wine partner Vasse Felix; and a performance featuring WASO musicians.

Tickets are $45 for Patrons & Friends ($55 for guests) and includee wine and light refreshments. Bookings open now! Please call the WASO Box Office on 9326 0000. All proceeds support the Friends of WASO Scholarship, providing professional development opportunities for WASO musicians.

June


WASO Patrons & Friends 12th Annual General Meeting

Tuesday 20 June, 5.00pm – 6.00pm
Perth Concert Hall, Corner Stage

RSVP by Monday 29 May 2017 to Emily Kennedy on 9326 0016 or kennedye@waso.com.au. RSVP essential for catering numbers.

If you wish to view the papers for this meeting you may download them below.

Papers include:
- Agenda (PDF)
- Nomination form (for positions on the WASO Patrons & Friends Committee) (PDF)
- Minutes of the 11th Annual General Meeting (PDF)

We look forward to seeing you there!

2017 Judy Sienkiewicz Lecture - Creating Musical Adventures: Paul Rissmann

Tuesday 20 June, 6.00pm – 8.00pm
Perth Concert Hall, Corner Stage

Following the Patrons & Friends AGM, we are delighted to continue the evening with a rare lecture by international educationalist, composer and presenter Paul Rissmann, especially for WASO’s Patrons and Friends

As part of WASO’s Education Week 2017, and nestled in the middle of Community Support Month, this exclusive event will see Paul speaking on the life-changing power of music education and exploring some of his acclaimed programs for children and young people. This is truly a not-to-miss opportunity for anyone with an interest in music and education.

Tickets are $20 for Patrons and Friends ($25 for guests) and include a glass of wine and light refreshments. To book, please call the WASO Box Office on 9326 0000. All proceeds support the Friends of WASO Scholarship, providing professional development opportunities for WASO musicians.

october


Meet the Percussion Section

Sunday 15 October 2017 - time tbc

On stage at Perth Concert Hall, meet the new members and instruments of the self-proclaimed ‘noisy section’ of the Orchestra!

Tickets will be $45 for Patrons & Friends ($55 for guests) and include wine and light refreshments. Bookings will open in early 2017.

December


Patrons & Friends Christmas Party

Thursday 14 December 2017 - venue and time tbc

Tickets will be $45 for Patrons & Friends ($55 for guests) and includes wine and light refreshments. Bookings will open in early 2017.


Tickets for these events can be purchased by calling the WASO Box Office on 9326 0000, and all proceeds support the Friends of WASO Scholarship, providing professional development opportunities for WASO musicians.


To see reports of previous events for Patrons & Friends please click here to go to our Encore Newsletter archive.