NRYO 2017 – Update – About Luis Madrid

Northern Rivers Youth Orchestra (NRYO) 2017 is approximately 9 weeks away and our early bird discount ends on 2nd June. The music has all been finalised and there are some fantastic pieces that have been chosen and I am currently sorting out the parts and will email...

Youth Jazz Orchestra Workshop Series

Young musicians aged 12-20 who play a big band instrument are in for a treat! Every Monday night in February, Youth Jazz Orchestra (YJO), premier ensemble of The Northern Rivers Conservatorium will host specialist workshops with Australian Jazz Scene heavyweights Ken...

Spring Gala Sunday 14 September

  Our most recent house concert featured a student singing traditional Chinese song Moo Li Hua (Jasmine Flower),  holding a sprig of Jasmine. So we know here at the Conservatorium that it is nearly Springtime.  Which means our annual fundraising concert is coming...

Orchestras – greater than the sum of their parts

Northern Rivers Youth Orchestra, held in the July School holidays, was a great success.  Over 75 students aged 7-21 packed the stage at SCU’s Whitebrook Theatre to present ten pieces practised over just three days.  This was the third year for this project, and...