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Junior Strings Program

The Junior Strings Program (JSP) provides a strong musical foundation for young students (aged 7 years and over) at WollCon who are learning a string instrument. The program is a year-long commitment where dedicated students will be fully immersed in a musical experience. Following a term of lessons students will be placed in an appropriate ensemble to begin developing group playing skills as well as building their musical community.

Since its inception in 2022, young participants have attended workshops and masterclasses with WollCon staff and visiting artists such as Goetz Richter of the Sydney Conservatorium and Kees Boersma and Alex Henery of the Sydney Symphony orchestra. Participants have enjoyed a series of holiday camps and performed in the Church on the Mall as part of the inaugural Culture Mix Festival.

The Junior String Spectacular has become an annual event that brings the regions young strings players together. In 2023 the festival brought together junior string groups from the Illawarra, Southern Highlands, Shoalhaven, and Merimbula regions.

Student’s focused classes and performances with Artists in Residence, the Enigma Quartet, and members of the Sydney Symphony Fellows during 2023, has seen our young string players further develop their skills and inspired them to continue their orchestral journey.

Junior Strings Program

Ensembles pathways include Primrose Training Orchestra, Meyer Double Bass Ensemble, and Llewellyn String Orchestra.

To enrol for the Junior Strings program please select the relevant enrolment form.

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