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Des Cannings and the South Coast Big Band
Des Cannings and the South Coast Big Band

He knows how to play the trombone, tuba, sousaphone, euphonium, baritone and tenor horn, and he can compose and re-arrange music while leading big...

Combining forces for Red Shield Appeal
Combining forces for Red Shield Appeal

On Saturday 14th May, the Wollongong Conservatorium of Music's BlueScope Youth Orchestra will join forces with the Salvation Army Brass Band to...

Alumni Profile: Richard Tognetti
Alumni Profile: Richard Tognetti

“WollCon is a huge asset to Wollongong, to the community and to the future of music.  It needs us all to champion its work and ensure it thrives for...

Alumni Profile: Titus Grenyer
Alumni Profile: Titus Grenyer

Titus Grenyer’s love of the pipe organ began through WollCon, when he was awarded the inaugural Roger Soden Organ Scholarship in 2013, which led to...

Plus1 Fundraising Campaign
Plus1 Fundraising Campaign

Fundraising campaign to support 'Musical Futures' and showcase new Australian music from WollCon alumni for our 50th birthday year. Wollongong...

Ferrari of Jazz Orchestras
Ferrari of Jazz Orchestras

WollCon's Eric Dunan presents the Ferrari of Jazz OrchestrasSome of the country's greatest jazz musicians will come together for a one night only...

BlueScope Youth Orchestra Regional Tour
BlueScope Youth Orchestra Regional Tour

BlueScope Youth Orchestra ‘Goes to the Movies’ for regional NSW Tour and Youth Week 2022 Wollongong Conservatorium of Music’s flagship BlueScope...

Concert Launches Fundraiser
Concert Launches Fundraiser

Community Music event launches WollCon’s 50th Birthday & Fundraising Campaign“It is great to be back performing music in the Wollongong CBD...

Alumni Profile Lorraine Moxey
Alumni Profile Lorraine Moxey

A 50 year link with WollCon! Lorraine Moxey started at WollCon when it first opened in 1972, playing violin in the youth orchestra with our very...

Vocal program expanding
Vocal program expanding

WollCon is pleased to be expanding its vocal program to include more daytime places for those interested in singing lessons. Beginners through to...

New Junior Strings Program
New Junior Strings Program

The new Junior Strings Program (JSP) developed by leading violin and viola player Adrian Davis will provide a strong musical foundation for young...

Alumni Profile: David Piper
Alumni Profile: David Piper

Piper’s passion in music theatre has lasted 30 years As a musical director, pianist, composer and educator, David Piper has been a leader in the...

Open Day 2021 – Day Two
Open Day 2021 – Day Two

Day two of our 2021 Open Day(s) was a performance extravaganza, held on a glorious day on the lawns surrounding Gleniffer Brae.The schedule was as...

2021 Concerto Competition Results
2021 Concerto Competition Results

Congratulations Hana Lee! Audiences at the Soloist Showcase Concert during WollCon’s Open Day (5th Dec. 2021) were treated to a morning of...

Open Day 2021 – Day One
Open Day 2021 – Day One

It’s been a long time coming but we were thrilled to experience, as part of our end of year celebrations, the first of our 2021 Open Day(s).The...

Alumni Profile: Matthew Hindson
Alumni Profile: Matthew Hindson

“Thanks @wollconmusic - you saved my teenaged years, I tell you that! Such an invigorating musical environment. It set me up for my entire musical...

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