Symphonic Wind Orchestra

The Central Coast Symphonic Wind Orchestra (SWO) is an ensemble program for high school student musicians who play woodwind, brass or percussion instruments.

SWO is one of the Conservatorium’s Premier Ensembles and aims to complement and enhance the learning and performance experiences gained in one to one lessons and school band programs by further challenging students who have gained a high degree of musical proficiency.

Rehearsals: Wednesdays 

Location: Presbyterian Church, 14 Young Street, West Gosford

Conductor: Patrick Brennan

Video Audition Requirements:

Students interested in joining the CCYO 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 CCSWO are eligible to join our Conducting and Teaching Music Program.

The Program offers developing young 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.