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A workshop for teachers, musicians, accompanists and aspiring accompanists led by expert Tonya Lemoh.

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Teachers, musicians, accompanists and aspiring accompanists:

Gain an insight into the world of accompaniment. What to expect, how to prepare, what happens in the rehearsal and performance space, what’s the difference between an accompanist, repetiteur and coach.

For Instrumentalists and Singers:

Learn all about what to expect, how to prepare, what happens in the rehearsal and performance space, what’s the difference between an accompanist, repetiteur and coach.

Award-winning pianist Tonya Lemoh holds performance degrees from conservatoriums in Australia, the US and Denmark, and completed her Ph.D at the Newcastle Conservatorium of Music, Australia. She has extensive international performance experience as soloist and associate artist, having appeared in recitals, festivals and concerto performances in Europe and America. Prior to her position as lecturer on the piano faculty of the University of Copenhagen for ten years, Tonya was staff accompanist at the Boston Conservatory of Music. During her time in Boston she enjoyed collaboration with vocalists and instrumentalists, working in the capacity of associate performer, vocal coach and repetiteur. A keen interpreter of new music, she has performed in international new music festivals in Australia and throughout Scandinavia, and was a former member of the Nordlys Quartet. Tonya has performed and recorded for ABC Radio, Danish National Radio and Danish television. She has released several critically acclaimed recordings, the latest being the complete works of Australian composer Raymond Hanson, released by Grand Piano label, Naxos. The album received a five star review and was selected as Editor’s Choice in Limelight magazine, May 2021.

Award-winning pianist Tonya Lemoh presents a masterclass for HSC and AMEB Students.

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International pianist Dr Tonya Lemoh has worked as an associate artist in Europe, Australia and America, accompanying and collaborating with singers and instrumentalists. Here is your opportunity to get receive feedback and inspiration before your AMEB and HSC exams.

Award-winning pianist Tonya Lemoh holds performance degrees from conservatoriums in Australia, the US and Denmark, and completed her Ph.D at the Newcastle Conservatorium of Music, Australia. She has extensive international performance experience as soloist and associate artist, having appeared in recitals, festivals and concerto performances in Europe and America. Prior to her position as lecturer on the piano faculty of the University of Copenhagen for ten years, Tonya was staff accompanist at the Boston Conservatory of Music. During her time in Boston she enjoyed collaboration with vocalists and instrumentalists, working in the capacity of associate performer, vocal coach and repetiteur. A keen interpreter of new music, she has performed in international new music festivals in Australia and throughout Scandinavia, and was a former member of the Nordlys Quartet. Tonya has performed and recorded for ABC Radio, Danish National Radio and Danish television. She has released several critically acclaimed recordings, the latest being the complete works of Australian composer Raymond Hanson, released by Grand Piano label, Naxos. The album received a five star review and was selected as Editor’s Choice in Limelight magazine, May 2021.

Participants $20

Observers $5

The Beanies LIVE! at Orange City Library – School Holiday Event

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A sing-along and dance-along, educational show from musical group The Beanies.

Join us for a musical adventure sure to delight the young and young-at-heart!

ARIA-nominated and award-winning musical group The Beanies will be LIVE at Orange City Library these school holidays. Get ready to sing, dance, laugh and learn at this interactive, educational concert.

Following the concert there will be an opportunity to meet Laura, Mim and Michael for an autograph or selfie!

This activity is designed for children aged 2-8 years old, but will be enjoyed by all ages.

This is a free event, but bookings are essential.

Tickets available for registration Monday 21 June 2021 at 7:00pm.

Please do not worry about printing tickets, our staff will happily check you in on the day.

Should you have any queries, please contact us on 6393 8132 or by email at library@cwl.nsw.gov.au.

Terms and Conditions:

  • In accordance with Orange City Council’s Child Safe Policy all children under the age of 12 years must be accompanied by an adult or responsible young adult over the age of 16.
  • Your attendance at events supported by Central West Libraries may be digitally recorded through photographs and/or video recordings. Images may be used for promotional purposes on council’s websites, publications, social media or by newspapers. By attending this session you agree to these terms. If you do not wish your image (or the image of your child) to be published, please notify staff before the event.
  • Bookings are essential and spaces are limited.
  • Please arrive 10 minutes early to allow the event to run on time.

** COVID-19 GUIDELINES **

Our events are impacted by Covid-19 guidelines in the following ways:

  • If you or your child are sick, please do not attend, as you could endanger all Library visitors.
  • Spaces are limited. If you cannot attend please cancel via Eventbrite, so that your spot can be offered to those on the waitlist.
  • Hand sanitisers must be used upon entry.
  • Physical distancing guidelines of 1.5m must be respected.
  • Participants who do not follow these guidelines may be asked to leave the session by Library Staff.

AMEB Workshops

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Orange Regional Conservatorium are holding AMEB workshops for students who would like a little more practice before the big exam. There are multiple different workshops focusing on, Performance, Aural, General Knowledge and Sight Reading.

PERFORMANCE CLASS

Preliminary – Grade 4 ‘List A’ | Monday 28 June 10am – 12pm
Preliminary – Grade 4 ‘List B’ | Tuesday 29 June 10am – 12pm
Preliminary – Grade 4 ‘List C’ | Wednesday 30 June 10am – 12pm
Grade 5 & above ‘List A’ | Monday 28 June 3pm – 4pm
Grade 5 & above ‘List B’ | Tuesday 29 June 3pm – 4pm
Grade 5 & above ‘List C/D’ | Wednesday 30 June 3pm – 4pmAURAL SKILLS
Preliminary – Grade 4 | Monday 28 June 12pm – 1pm

Grade 5 & above | Monday 28 June 2pm – 3pm

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
Preliminary – Grade 4 | Tuesday 29 June 12pm – 1pm

Grade 5 & above | Tuesday 29 June 2pm – 3pm

SIGHT READING
Preliminary – Grade 4 | Wednesday 30 June 12pm – 1pm

Grade 5 & above | Wednesday 30 June 2pm – 3pm

UpStage Music Theatre Workshop

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UpStage returns to Orange! Following the success of last year’s  Orange Regional Conservatorium in collaboration with UpStage NSW is excited to welcome back the UpStage Musical Theatre Workshop.
This year, our Faculty for UpStage Orange are:
Jessica Westcott (Opera Australia), Callan Purcell (Hamilton), Natalie Abbott (Muriel’s Wedding), Brittanie Shipway (Chess, The Voice), Stefanie Jones (Muriel’s Wedding, The Sound of Music), Billie Palin (HMS Pinafore), Christen Patinyotis (Sydney Dance Company) and Steve Martin (Sydney Theatre Company)
Sessions will include Performance Skills, Voice, Drama, Dance and the Business of Theatre. Younger performers (aged 8-14) will develop their confidence in age-appropriate, fun, collaborative performance classes while older performers (15-18) will participate in tailored, small-group sessions focused on building a career as a performing artist. All participants will get to create a group performance for parents that showcases the learning they’ve done throughout the day.

The Silk Road – Orange Regional Conservatorium

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Travel across cultures, along the Silk Road from East to West with the musicians of the Orange Regional Conservatorium as your guide. Over the span of four concerts, listeners will be taken on a musical journey along the path of the Silk Road.

Our musical journey continues across the Steppes of Eurasia towards the Middle East. Featuring traditional & classical works from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Turkmenistan and Russia.

Featuring ORC musicians James Buchanan, Laith Ismail, Leon Just, Stephanie Li, David Shaw, Emily Thorburn, Elina Yasumoto and Alina Zborowski.

Festival of Small Halls – Bloomfield Hall, Orange

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Festival of Small Halls have announced that feel-good ukulele strummer and drummer Bobby Alu and two-piece indie pop-rock band This Way North will feature on their upcoming Autumn Tour 2021: New South Wales, kicking off on 7 April and concluding on 2 May 2021.

With a dedication to getting off the beaten track, the not-for-profit music tour celebrates the time-old tradition of gathering in the local small hall for a special night of live music, storytelling and community connection.

Presented by veteran festival producers Woodfordia Inc, twenty halls of all shapes and sizes will throw open their doors, from the rolling green hills of the Mid North hinterlands, to the dry bush of the Central West, from goldrush country to the fertile Southern Tablelands; from the golden sands of the south east coast, to the majesty of the Snowys.

Festival of Small Halls rolls into Orange on Sunday 25 April.

Community Christmas Carols & Concert

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Saturday 19th December

Waratah’s Sports Ground (Platinum Parade, Orange)

Entry from 5pm, Event from 6pm-8pm

Giveaways

BYO Picnic Rugs/Chairs. Set up your chairs and rugs and sit down to enjoy live Christmas carols & concert featuring local musicians Momentum.

Free Ticketed event and COVID safe event by New Life City Church