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Meet Sercan Danis, TSO’s new Associate Concertmaster

We were thrilled to welcome our new Associate Concertmaster, Sercan Danis (Serg), to the orchestra in October this year. Beginning with Rhapsody in Blue and finishing the year in the driver’s seat for Rach 2, we thought it was time to delve a bit deeper and introduce Serg to the family.

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There’s an art to living creatively

MY journey to the role of chief executive officer and steward of the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra started as a subscriber to the TSO with my Mum, and as a graduating student of the Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music.

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Performance Under Pressure

October 30, 2019 Mark Bain on his new project Perfomance Under Pressure If you have missed seeing Mark Bain, trumpet, onstage this year, it is because he and his family packed up their Tassie life to head north for 12 months, taking an opportunity to spend time together as well as giving Mark the opportunity to focus on another passion …

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Training News

October 23, 2019 National Training Programs – September wrap up September has been a month filled with Learning and Engagement National Training Programs. We saw the culmination of the second year of our Australian Composers’ School with performances of four concertino-style works in the Federation Concert Hall and a night at the Odeon showcasing collaborative works with eight singer-songwriting students. …

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HUSH Project

October 23, 2019 Hush Foundation: a conversation with Professor Catherine Crock AM It has long been known that music has healing properties and can directly affect us in ways we are still discovering. Nearly twenty years ago, a doctor started a conversation about how music and the arts could be used to bring relief to patients and their families, and …