Upcoming events: Winter-Spring 2017

Professional Development Day, Saturday August 5 2017

  • Venue: Ashburton Community Centre, 160 High St. Ashburton
  • Time: 9.30am-4.30pm
  • Facilitated by Andrew East and Paul Donnelly, the full day session will include talking about techniques that help students to develop their rhythmic awareness, how to improve their habits around taking a good breath, an efficient path towards a complete knowledge of scales and arpeggios.  Paul Donnelly will do a “hands on” session with clarinet/saxophone repairs.
  • Registrations close Friday July 28. Registration form: Prof Dev. Day 2017

Ensemble Liaison, Thursday August 31 2017

  • Venue: Melbourne Recital Centre.
  • Featuring James Crabb, one of the world’s leading exponents of the accordion, playing tangos with the members of Ensemble Liaison.

Monash Clarinet Mega Day, Sunday September 10 2017

  • Featuring guests David Krakauer (NY), Alan Vivian (Canberra School of Music), and Paul Champion (Orchestra Victoria) working alongside David Griffiths (Monash University).

Australian Romantic and Classical Orchestra, Friday September 22 2017

  • Venue: Melbourne Recital Centre.
  • Featuring the basset clarinet playing of Nicole van Bruggen playing Spohr and Mozart.

Junior Day, Friday October 6 2017

  • Venue: Highvale Primary School, Glen Waverley.

End of Year Clasax Concert, Sunday November 19 2017

  • Venue: High Street Road Uniting Church, Mount Waverley.

Adult Clarinet Ensemble Day

For all abilities! Saturday, April 29, 2017 Highvale Primary, 33 Ashton St., Glen Waverley 9:45 am-4:00 pm, 4:00-4:30 pm Concert Featuring: Fun warm ups Large and small ensemble playing Easy ways to learn rhythms with Marla Swift Cost: $35/$30 for Clasax members Please BYO clarinet, music stand, lunch and water bottle. Morning and afternoon tea will… Continue Reading

Australian Saxophone Retreat

The inaugural Australian saxophone retreat will take place at the iconic property ‘Seacroft’ on Victoria’s Great Ocean Road. Visiting artists include Joshua Hyde, Australian saxophonist based in Paris, Joseph Lallo, Australian saxophonist based in Strasbourg and Barry Cockcroft, Melbourne based saxophonist. The residential retreat will feature workshops, performances, ensemble playing, lessons as well the all… Continue Reading

Clasax End of Year Concert

Clasax End of Year Concert

7:30pm Friday 23rd November 2012 Mt.Waverly Uniting Church Hall cnr High Street Road & Stewart St. Mt. Waverley Melway p.61 G12 Friday evening, 23 November at 7.30 Come and listen to our concert featuring clarinet and saxophone ensembles, quartets, trios and duos and join in the evening’s music-making and socialising. What to bring:  family, friends,… Continue Reading

Clasax Junior Clarinet Day

Clasax Junior Clarinet Day

Saturday October 6, 2012 9:30am- 4:00pm Ormond Anglican Church An ensemble day for all school aged clarinettists ranging from one year of playing up to Grade 3/4 AMEB standard. Students will work as a clarinet ensemble with clarinettist and educator Grania Burke (Loreto Mandeville Hall, Toorak), as well as participate in technique and performance workshops with other educators throughout the day.… Continue Reading

Super Sax Sunday

Super Sax Sunday

Clasax, Yamaha Australia, Selmer, Melbourne Brass and Woodwind Invite Saxophone Players To Super Sax Sunday. August 26, 2012 . 10AM to 5  Methodist Ladies’ College, 207 Barkers Rd. Kew Guest Artists– Barry Cockcroft, Ian Godfrey, Dr Michael Lichnovsky , Dr Michael Duke .  Continue Reading