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Bluescope Youth Orchestra- Music from the Movies
Mon 11 April at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmFree
The BlueScope Youth Orchestra has been one of the flagship performing ensembles of the Wollongong Conservatorium of Music for the past 35 years, providing performance opportunities and orchestral training to the youth of the Illawarra region and surrounding areas. It currently has 35 players aged 12 to 19 years of age, and is conducted by Nigel Edwards. The Orchestra performs regularly within Wollongong and surrounding areas, often bringing together other musical groups and societies to share concerts. Annual tours are also part of the program, visiting regional areas within NSW and Australia. Every third year there is the opportunity for the Orchestra to tour internationally.
This year’s tour will see the Orchestra present a special concert to help celebrate Youth Week titled “BlueScope Goes to the Movies”, featuring popular tunes from some of cinemas most famous films. Music will include music from the Harry Potter Movies, Pirates of the Caribbean, La La Land, James Bond, Beauty and the Beast, The Pink Panther, Breakfast at Tiffanies, The Mission, The Avengers, and a John Williams Trilogy showcasing Stars Wars, Jurassic Park, and Raiders of the Lost Arc.
Youth Mental Health and Wellbeing is a shared passion of the Parkes Library and Cultural Centre, and the Bluescope Youth Orchestra. At checkout you will have the opportunity to donate to Minus18, an Australian charity who support LGBTQIA+ youth and are the organisers of Wear it Purple Day each year. This is a voluntary donation, and we thank you in advance for your support of our chosen charity.
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