Celebrating Jazz at WollCon

Event Details
Experience the Ferrari of Jazz Orchestras…
Introducing the WollCon Generations Jazz Orchestra
WollCon Jazz Orchestra

Some of the country’s greatest jazz musicians will come together for a one night only concert in Wollongong Town Hall as part of WollCon’s 50th Birthday Celebrations.

An all-star-all-generation Jazz Orchestra will showcase the amazing talents of musicians who have been part of the Wollongong Conservatorium Jazz program over the past two decades, and who have built an enviable reputation in the jazz scene. This band can only be described as the Ferrari of jazz orchestras.

The 18 piece WollCon Generations Jazz Orchestra will feature special guests, WollCon Alumni, selected music staff as well as our next generation jazz students, all of whom are  coming together to deliver an unforgettable sonic experience at the Wollongong Town Hall

This gig brings together the most highly trained Jazz Artists on the national and international scene today, also known for their outstanding improvised jazz solos.

Special guest Mariela Mulder (alto saxophone) is an award-winning saxophonist from America who has played and led bands all over the world, and forged a successful career in jazz.
Jayden Clark shares his time between San Francisco and Wollongong and performs to audiences worldwide; Claire Hollander is one of the original members of the Sirens Big Band; Dave Quinn plays with Hammerhead, while Harrisson Ball played lead trumpet with the Australian National Youth Jazz Orchestra.

The Line-Up

Special Guest Artist:
Mariela Mulder – alto saxophone

Special Guest Alumni:
Jayden Clark (tenor sax), Harrisson Ball (trumpet), Cailey Soon, Tessa Tsurugaoka & Jack Lincoln (trombone), Alec Watts (baritone sax), David Quinn (bass)

Faculty Staff:
Eric Dunan – director, Alex Masso – drums, David Reglar – saxophone, Des Cannings – trombone, Claire Hollander – trumpet, Callum Burns – guitar

An event not to be missed …

Ticket Prices:

Adults $30
Concession/Pensioners $25
Students $15
Children under 13 years – Free of Charge (Use promocode WC13 when purchasing a children’s ticket)