Contemporary ensemble provides students with practical experience in the study, rehearsal, arranging and performance of contemporary music. Students gain performance experience in a wide variety of styles, and emphasis is placed on progressive development of performance skills within a group setting including band/ensemble techniques, musical arranging/composition, management skills, PA management and OH&S issues.
Now entering its sixth year, the Australian International Symphony Orchestra Institute is firmly acknowledged as one of the most innovative and professionally structured orchestral training schools in the country.
Jan Sedivka Camerata
Renowned violinist Jan Sedivka was one of Australia’s most influential and innovative music teachers, making an immeasurable impact on many musicians throughout his life. The Jan Sedivka Camerata was formed in 2009 to pay tribute to Jan Sedivka, keeping his legacy alive. Since its formation, the Camerata has performed regularly at the Conservatorium of Music and has undertaken a number of successful tours of Tasmania. In 2011, the Camerata gave a world-wide web stream performance which received acclaim from many countries, including China, the USA, Japan and the UK.
Tasmanian Youth Orchestra Incorporated provides high quality musical experiences and expert training for young Tasmanian musicians.
The TDO is a refreshingly new, bold idea in Australian orchestral music making, designed to offer musicians with advanced orchestral instrument skills the opportunity to come together and make great music in Hobart, Tasmania.
The Southern Gospel Choir is unique in Australia. Their very contemporary sound draws on the grooves and harmonic structures of jazz, funk, soul, house and hip-hop and yet maintains the heart and soul of traditional gospel through beautiful and powerful melodies and vocal arrangements, and the irrepressible, uncontainable joy that is gospel music.
Authorised by the Head of School, Tasmanian College of the Arts
29 February, 2012