On Friday 13th November the Czech Philharmonic Children’s Choir and the Conservatorium High School Chorale conducted by Choirmasters Petr Louženský and Réka Csernyik workshopped and performed Czech and Australian Christmas Carols.
The successful collaboration between two choirs can be seen here from iphone footage courtesy of Julie Simonds and Kris Gyebroszky:
Reka giving a workshop with all the choristers, Petr teaching everyone Czech Christmas Carol, Con High Chorale performing and the combined forces of both choirs finishing off the night.
A group of students from the Conservatorium High School have been very privileged to be invited to attend a rehearsal of The Australian World Orchestra under the baton of Sir Simon Rattle
The 10th Harp Eisteddfod Celebration Concert was held Sunday 19 July in the Conservatorium
The soloists pictured here are all members of the Con High and CHAOS (Conservatorium High Assoc of Old Students)
Julie, Verna, Hana, Gemma, Jo, Solveig, Louisa, Timothy, Azumi, Georgia and Louise
The Conservatorium High School is privileged to be granted Patronage of Mrs Linda Hurley, wife of HE General The Honourable David Hurley, Governor of New South Wales. Mrs Hurley has a longstanding interest in music and in the arts generally. Her great passion is singing. The Conservatorium High shares Mrs Hurley’s aspiration to see Australia become a nation that sings. In collaboration with Gondwana Choirs (the Junior Vocal Stream) and through our commitment to Kodály pedagogy the school lends active support to the realisation of Mrs Hurley’s noble goal.
The Conservatorium High School numbers amongst its graduates a long list of distinguished pianists: Roger Woodward, Kathryn Selby, Michael Kieran Harvey and Stephanie McCallum – to name but four. With a view to ensuring that today’s student-pianists have access both to a superb quality concert instrument and to cutting-edge teaching and recording technology the school has purchased a Yamaha concert grand Disklavier. See the following link to Yamaha Australia’s web site.
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