Symphonic Wind Orchestra

CCSWO is a high calibre Symphonic Wind Ensemble program for high school student musicians who play woodwind, brass or percussion instruments and have gained a high-degree of musical proficiency on their instrument.

This ensemble rehearses and performs challenging repertoire that compliments and enhances the learning and performance experiences gained in one to one lessons and school band programs.

Rehearsals: Wednesdays 5.30pm – 7:30pm

Location: Presbyterian Church, 14 Young Street, West Gosford

Conductor: Patrick Brennan & E-Yang Liu

Video Audition Requirements:

Students interested in joining the SWO are invited to apply by submitting a video audition meeting the following guidelines:

  • auditionees must play one scale.
  • auditionees must play one or two pieces of music that demonstrate their current playing level and skills.
  • video is limited to 5mins.

Conducting and Teaching Music Program

Members of the SWO are eligible to join apply for the Conducting and Teaching Music Program.

The Program offers senior high school & tertiary musicians the opportunity to extend their orchestral music education in conducting and musical pedagogy.

It provides essential skills and knowledge to help students develop as a musician, teacher, and conductor.