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TSO Australian Conducting Academy Summer School

TSO violin Edwina George has a hidden talent, and it’s extreme Eight aspiring conductors will train with Maestro Johannes Fritzsch The Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra today announces the successful participants selected for the Australian Conducting Academy Summer School, which will be held in early 2020. Open to Australian and New Zealand permanent residents, The Australian Conducting Academy plays a vital role in …

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TSO’s Australian Composers’ School

TSO’s Australian Composers’ School marks its second year; concertino and commercial arranging workshops took place last week of September The Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra’s Australian Composers’ School is a unique opportunity to develop orchestral composition skills with one of Australia’s foremost symphony orchestras and forms an integral part of the TSO’s Australian Music Program. Building on the success of past schools, …

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2019 Louise Crossley Conducting Workshop

An opportunity to inspire and engage women conductors The Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra’s second Louise Crossley Conducting Workshop, a conductor training opportunity for female conductors, will take place on September 28 in Hobart. The workshop, named in honour of the late Dr Louise Crossley, whose 2015 bequest to the TSO was intended to develop and identify opportunities for female conductors, will …

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Take A Breath With Amy Dickson

Grammy Award-nominated saxophonist Amy Dickson, who appeared as soloist at RACT Symphony under the Stars, took time out to visit Tasmanian school children and give workshops on breathing techniques. Amy’s custom-made program, called Take a Breath, was delivered to students at Risdon Vale Primary School in Hobart and Mowbray Heights Primary School in Launceston. Amy taught students to breathe in through their …

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Principal Guest Conductor Announced

Johannes Fritzsch will take up the new position of TSO Principal Guest Conductor from the start of 2018. Johannes is no stranger to the TSO and Tasmanian audiences having first conducted the orchestra in 2001 and returned as a guest conductor on many occasions since then.