THE Hamilton and Alexandra College will be hosting Orchestra Victoria for the annual ‘On the mOVe’ workshop.
To be held this Thursday and Friday, the workshop will give local music students the opportunity to hone their skills under the guidance of Orchestra Victoria members.
The Orchestra, which delivers close to 200 performances every year, is considered one of Australia’s busiest and most respected orchestras.
Approximately 50 music students from the area will take part in the workshop, with students from Hamilton, Aararat, Warnambool, Portland, Edenhope, Horsham, Nhill, Camperdown and Mortlake all participating.
Students involved will work on various types of skills including ensemble playing and instrumental techniques.
The two day event will conclude with a joint concert that showcases the student’s progress under the Orchestras mentorship.
The Hamilton and Alexandra College principal, Bruce Simons has welcomed the Orchestras return and encourages everyone to attend the showcase.
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