WeBO Honours Studio Orchestra

The WeBO Studio Orchestra is an inspiring, meaningful, and thrilling experience for outstanding school and community musicians. Members get to rehearse and perform with special guest artists and perform at the Gala Concert at the Michael Fowler Centre on Friday, August 17, 2018. The WeBO Studio Orchestra will be performing with  Australian Idol Top 3 Finalist, Nathan Brake and with “New Zealand’s own Michael Bublé“, Gareth Barker.

Members hail from across the country, from music programs and ensembles large and small. It is open to any age musician who has playing skills of a minimum of Grade 5 or equivalent. You must be playing in an ensemble that is performing at WeBO to be part of the Studio Orchestra.

The Orchestra will be selected from participation in the workshop/rehearsal from April 20-22 at Queen Margaret College, Wellington.  Musicians from outside Wellington will need to provide their own accommodation for the 3 days. After the workshop, the final ensemble members will be chosen and will perform at the Michael Fowler Centre on August 17 at 7.00pm.

Entry will be based on the participation at the workshop and ability to accurately play the music.

Cost is $60 for the workshop/rehearsal.

The following instruments will be required for the Studio Orchestra:

  • Flute / Piccolo
  • Oboe
  • Bassoon
  • Clarinet in B-flat
  • Bass Clarinet
  • Alto Saxophone
  • Tenor Saxophone
  • Baritone Saxophone
  • Horn
  • Trumpet
  • Trombone
  • Tuba
  • Drums and/or Percussion
  • Electric Guitar
  • Bass Guitar
  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Double Bass
  • Piano