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Inside this November - December 2018 newsletter issue:

  • Update on Application for Triennial State Funding
  • Music Education Program
  • Professional & Community Events
  • Events in other Regions


Welcome to our November-December news update.
We’re excited to bring you the latest on our music education program and our upcoming professional and community performances, but firstly…

Update on Funding Application

Deepest gratitude to our Patrons and Friends who sent our Artistic Director/CEO Patrick Brennan letters supporting the Conservatorium’s application to the NSW State Government for additional operational funding. Stay tuned for developments.

Music Education Program

Artstate Performance

Held Sunday 4 November at the Artstate Festival 1-4 November, Mitchell Regional Conservatorium Bathurst.

Central Coast Youth Orchestra’s Sophie Kelly (flute) & Charlotte Donald (cello) in photo with Regional Youth Orchestra, Minister for the Arts, The Hon. Don Hartwick (MLC), Graham Sattleer Executive Director (MitCon) Patrick Brennan Artistic Director/CEO (CCCon) Patrick conducted Tchaikovsky’s 5th Symphony.

Artstate Performance

Historically Informed Performance workshop & concert

Historically Informed Performance workshop & concert

Held 3 & 4 November, Central Coast Conservatorium

Heart-felt thanks to Sydney Conservatorium for providing our students and community a unique and extraordinary learning and presentations on medieval, baroque, romantic, classical music played on period music instruments.

Sunday 25 November
Allen Family Scholarship Finals & Awards Ceremony

2.30 pm Greenway Chapel, Green Point

Congratulations to all our scholarship holders and AMEB students for their outstanding achievements in 2018. A special thanks to our sponsors for providing young musicians the opportunity to continue to develop their talent and skills.

Allen Family Scholarship Finals & Awards Ceremony

Term 4 Premier Ensembles Concert

Friday 7 December
Term 4 Premier Ensembles Concert

6 pm Gosford Anglican Church
3 Mann Street Gosford

Showcase the amazing work of our high calibre students in our premier ensembles.

Click here to buy your ticket $15 Child U 16 Free.

Saturday 8 December
Auditions – Premier Ensembles

45 Mann Street, Gosford

Join our 2019 Central Coast Primary Wind Ensemble, Central Symphonic Wind Orchestra or Central Coast Youth Orchestra

Click here for eligibility & application form
Applications close soon!

Auditions – Premier Ensembles

Enrolments 2019 are now open

For Information or to enrol in our 2019 Schools Music Program, Children Music Program, One-to-One lessons, Ensembles or Musicianship programs, visit our website for types of music programs offered. Email or phone us to answer your queries. Website www.centralcoastconservatorium.com.au P 4324 7477 E admin@cccmusic.nsw.edu.au

Professional & Community Events

Central Coast Chorale & Chamber Orchestra

Sunday 25 November
Central Coast Chorale & Chamber Orchestra
Present Handel’s Messiah

3.00 pm Gosford High School Hall, Racecourse Road, Gosford

Tickets | A $35 | Conc. $30 | Student $15 | Child U 12 Free To buy a ticket click here or at the door.

Monday 26 November
The Con Artists Big Swing Band

7 pm Central Coast Leagues Club
1 Dane Drive, Gosford

Showcasing our superb teaching talent at the Con with leading players & bandleaders coming together for kick-butt ensemble.

Perform 3rd Monday of each month. $10 entry at the door.

The Con Artists Big Swing Band

Tales Far from Home

Sunday 2 December
Tales Far from Home

2.30 pm Performing Arts Centre
Central Coast Grammar School
Arundel Road, Erina Heights.

Click here for Program & Tickets

Presented by Symphony Central Coast an affiliate of the Central Coast Conservatorium. A number of our teachers and students perform in this valued and outstanding symphony orchestra.

Saturday 8 December
Conspirito Community Flute Ensemble Christmas Concert

2.30 pm St John the Baptist Church
123-127 Blackwall Road, Woy Woy

Click here to view event details or to join the ensemble

Entry donations go to Mary Mac’s Place.
This community ensemble includes both teachers and students from the Conservatorium.

Conspirito Community Flute Ensemble Christmas Concert

Tango Origins & Passion

Sunday 9 December
Tango Origins & Passion

Phoenix Collective Concert # 4
A concert to ignite your fire!

2.30 pm Greenway Chapel, 460 Avoca Drive, Green Point
Adult $35 | Conc. $28 | Child 0-17 $15 | 2A + 2C $86

Click here for details & bookings

Phoenix Collective Director Violinist Dan Russell is a much-valued member of our faculty.

Sunday 9 December

Central Coast Concert Band

2 pm The Coral Room, Gosford RSL, Central Coast Highway
Adult $20 | Child $5 |

BOOK P 4328 1951 M 0413 849 307


Two of the Central Coast Conservatorium of Music

Sat & Sun 8 & 9 Dec

Gosford Regional Art Gallery

5.30 pm | Two of the Central Coast Conservatorium of Music developing young artists will be performing in the literary works “Vita and Virginia”

Part of our Charter is to provide students with opportunities to perform to a variety of public audiences.

Sunday 16 December

2.30 pm Christmas Serenade

Concertante Ensemble presents a festive concert
of their favourite works.

Greenway Chapel, 460 Avoca Drive, Green Point
Early Bird $35 | A $40 | Conc. $35 |

Click here for bookings

Central Coast Conservatorium Head of Program, Strings & Founding member Karina Moss-Hollands is at the helm of this premier Central Coast String Chamber Orchestra as Director and Concert Master.

Christmas Serenade

Events in other Regions

Youth Orchestra Classical Discovery Concert

Saturday 1 December

If you happen to be in Sydney, support Sydney Youth Orchestra Classical Discovery Concert

2 PM – 4 PM | Santa Sabina College, 90 the Boulevarde, Strathfield |

Click here to view an impressive program and entry requirements.

Central Coast Conservatorium
  45 Mann Street GOSFORD NSW 2250
Phone: 4324 7477