Illawarra: Groups to Join

If you're in the Illawarra region of NSW and want to play or sing with a group, have a look at these listings from the Illawarra Choral Society, Illawarra Choral Society, City of Wollongong Brass Band, and the Wollongong Conservatorium of Music.  Contact Alex if you have something to add.

 

Illawarra Choral Society

Where: Wollongong, NSW

When: 7:30-10:00pm, every Monday night

Location: Creative Arts Theatre, Building 25, University of Wollongong

Cost: Working: $120/year;  Concession: $100/year

Contact: Maurene Dredge 02 4229 2886

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The Con Artists (formerly Concord Community Band)

Where: Wollongong, NSW

All ages community band with a world music flavour.

When: Thursday Evenings 7.00-8.30pm during term time

Location: Wollongong Conservatorium of Music, Murphy's Avenue, Gwynneville

Cost: $270/year/person + $30 enrolment fee per family

Contact: David Rooney

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City of Wollongong Brass Band Inc.

Where: Wollongong, NSW

City of Wollongong Brass Band consists of four groups within in its organization which covers all brass woodwind and percussion instruments.

Rehearsal times below:

  • Junior Wind Band - Friday 5:45p.m to 6:45p.m.
  • Junior Brass band - Friday 5: 30pm to 7:00 p.m.(9-18yrs)
  • Senior Brass Band - Friday 7:30pm to 9:30p.m.(Grade 4+)
  • Senior Wind Band - Tuesday 7:15 to 9:15p.m. some exper.

All experienced / non experienced / learners / and anyone wishing to learn music are welcome - no age limit 8yrs to seniors+ aged people.

When: Tuesdays and Fridays

Location: City of Wollongong Brass Band Hall, cnr. Church & Ellen Sts. Wollongong.

Cost: $40 registration fee per year (covers all band rehearsals)

Contact: Ph: 4228 6018 (Band Hall message service only) or mobile 0419 228 103

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Wollongong Conservatorium of Music

Their program encompasses much more than we can list here. Jazz, chamber music, orchestral and vocal ensembles for school students; "Sing For Fun" group, community band, private tuition, and Childhood Music Education (ChiME).  For more information see www.wollcon.com.au