Christmas Concert 2015

On December 06, 2015
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Christmas Concert 2015

Christmas Songs for Symphony Orchestra and YOU!

Sunday 6 December 2015, 2:30 p.m.
The Concourse Concert Hall|
Chatswood Sydney Australia

Come and refresh your spirit! Newly arranged for a large symphony orchestra, the Sydney Contemporary Orchestra presents the traditional Christmas carols you know and love with a contemporary twists.

PROGRAM 

  1. Overture, Marriage of Figaro – A.W. Mozart Come,
  2. All Ye Faithful – Adeste Fidelis XIII Latin Hymu
  3. Deck the Halls – Old Welsh Folk Song
  4. Oh Holy Night – Adolphe-Charles Adam
  5. Joy to the World – George Frideric Handel
  6. The First Noel – Traditional Christmas Carol
  7. Pavne Pour Une Infante Defunte – Maurice Ravel
  8. Hark! The Herald Angels sing - Felix Mendelssohn
  9. O’Come, Little Children – German Folk Song
  10. Romanian Folk Dances – Bela Bartok
  11. We Wish You A Merry Christmas – Traditional English Carol

 

This is a charity concert, all ticketing revenue will go towards The SCO Foundation to be used to promote new music.

Tickets and Booking Information: $40 - $110, Book your tickets now to save 20%! (by the 1st of August 2015)

Tickets and Booking: 1300 795 012 (Ticketek Theatre & Arts Line)

http://premier.ticketek.com.au/shows/show.aspx?sh=SYDCHRIS15

http://m.ticketek.com.au/shows/show.aspx?sh=SYDCHRIS15

The Concourse Box Office 02 8075 8111 (The Concourse)

For more information please contact: General Manager - Julia Farquharson 0409 409 814 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Putting the fun in music training 2018

Designed and arranged with variety of popular songs in various styles - pop, jazz, classical, traditional, modern etc., a new program for the SYS Junior Orchestra in 2018 will be the most educational, enjoyable and exciting training program ever!


All young music lovers under the age of 15 and have been learning orchestral instruments for above 2 years can join and be benefited.

Audition fee: $60

Fee: $500 for 4 school terms in 2018. Commencing from Friday 10 February 2018.

 

 

JOIN THE SYS ORCHESTRAS

All revenues (membership fees, concert ticket sales etc.) will go towards The SCO Foundation to be used to promote new music of the contemporary composers.
 
Membership annual fee of  $600 (for 4 school terms) is asked of each member for the SYS Concert Orchestra (SYSCO), and $500 for the SYS Junior Orchestra (SYSJO).

The fee is calculated in 4 school terms blocks for all members (e.g. if you join from term 2 of the year, your membership will be extended to next year term 1). 

Direct deposit:

Bank: Westpac
BSB: 032173
Account Number:  501117
A/C Name: The Sydney Contemporary Orchestra Inc.
YOUTH SYMPHONY MEMBERSHIPS

Please indicate your name and description.

  1. All fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  2. Payments must be completed before the first rehearsal.  

You are welcome to join us at any time.

For young musicians joining the SYS Orchestras will need fill up your online Membership Registration From to book your audition, and pay $60 audition fee. Or contact our managers arrange a time to observe our rehearsals.

Fee can be paid by Direct deposit: 

  • Bank: Westpac
  • BSB: 032173
  • Account Number: 501117
  • A/C Name: The Sydney Contemporary Orchestra Inc. 
  • - Youth Symphony Memberships

Please indicate your name and description.

You may be exempt from audition if you provide video recordings or if you are introduced by your teacher, or in special cases.

Audition Schedule

  • Your audition will be scheduled after payment completed.
  • The details of your audition date, time and venue will be advised via email.

Audition materials

  1. Your own choice of two contrasting pieces (or excerpts)
  2. Any major scale and arpeggio
  3. Any minor scale and arpeggio
  4. Sight-reading

Audition Result

  • You will be notified your audition result via email.
  • Successful members will have a website login account to access the Members Zone to download music parts. 

 

PERFORMANCE ATTIRE

The SYS Concert Orchestra
All orchestra members require a formal uniform for concert performances.

The SYS Concert Orchestra members:

Girls:

Black formal dress
Black polished shoes

Boys:

White long sleeve collared shirt buttoned to the neck with black bowtie
Black formal suit
Black socks
Black polished shoes
The SYS Junior Orchestra
The SYS Junior Orchestra members:

Girls:

Dress (colorful, fresh, smart)
Matching socks and shoes

Boys:

White long sleeve collared shirt buttoned to the neck with black bowtie
Black formal suit
Black socks
Black polished shoes

 

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