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BEATS Workshop 20 March

BEATS Workshop with Jeff Jarrott


Saturday 20th March from 9.45am to 4pm


All Percussionist Welcome!

Stick figues playing different percussion instruments

All percussionists are welcome to join a special 1 day workshop with special guest tutor Jeff Jarrott.

Jeff is an awesome teacher, conductor and composer, and will help bring out your best.

This workshop will be held at the Kingaroy Uniting Church Hall, on the corner of Youngman and Alford Streets. 

Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register or for more information.

Supported by the RACQ Foundation

FREE Beethoven's 5th Open Rehearsal

A Weekend of Symphony


Concluding with an Open Rehearsal, Sunday 28th March at 1pm

Held at St Mary's Catholic College Maryknolll Centre

A colourful modernist picture of Beethoven


The SBCO has invited guest conductor Gwyn Roberts and other local musicians to join us for a special "Weekend of Symphony".  

We will work on Beethoven's 5th Symphony over the weekend.

To conclude the workshop, we will hold a special free "Open Rehearsal" so music lovers and community members can enjoy the

wonderful classical music we have been practising.  This will be followed by afternoon tea.


Due to SMCC requirements, there is no on-site parking available. Street parking is available, or in the car park on the corner of Power and Carinya Streets.

Attendees with mobility difficulties can be dropped off at the hall. 


Please book your free tickets at www.trybooking.com/BOZKA or available at Kingaroy Office Central from Monday 8th March


A COVID Safe plan will be in place.  Please do no attend if you are unwell, have been in close contact with a person with COVID 19 or have been in a hotspot within 14 days.


SBC-YO "Young" Orchestra 2021


A tree with musical notes for leaves and a cello in the trunkSBCO presents: SBC - YO "Young" Orchestra - for developing musicians of all ages!

SBC-YO started in 2019, with support from the Red Earth Community Foundation,
South Burnett and FRRR: the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (Tackling Tough Times Together).  

We continue to welcome less experienced musicians of all ages to enjoy a series of low cost orchestral workshops throughout 2021,
giving the experience of playing in a larger, more diverse group of musicians and working on pieces from a wide range of genres,
including classical, 20th century and popular film themes. 
The music to be learned during the workshops is best suited to musicians of about AMEB grade 1 level or above.

Workshops are held on Saturdays, from 9.45am to 2pm.  Most are held at Kingaroy Uniting Church Hall, corner of Alford and Youngman streets. 

Workshop dates for 2021: Feb 6, Mar 20, May 8, Jun 5, Jul 31, Aug 28, Oct 9 (includes propsed community concer), Nov 6, and Nov 27.   

Proudly supported by the South Burnett Community Orchestra.




A Weekend of Symphony

South Burnett Community Orchestra Logo



Beethoven's 5th Symphony Orchestral Workshop                           



Beethoven's 250th birthday was in December 2020.                                                                        

Help us to celebrate the life of this great composer!                                                                        

All Orchestral musicans are invited to join with guest conductor Gwyn Roberts                          

for a weekend to practise and perform Beethoven's 5th Symphony.                                    

Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th March 2021

Held at St Mary's Catholic College Maryknoll Hall. Sign in from 9.45am on Saturday.

Please park off-site - you can drive in and unload instruments or equipment then park on the street or in the parking lot on the corner of Power St and Carinya St.                            

Cost is $20 for the whole weekend.

Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information or to register your interest.


Proudly supported by RADF.

The Regional Arts Development Fund is a Queensland Government and South Burnett Regional Council partnership to support local arts and culture.

         South Burnett regional council logo


Orchestra is back!


SBCO is back!!

SBCO Rehearsals have started again in 2021 - Come and join us!

We are excited to welcome back our members, old and new, young and old. 

SBC-YO (Young Orchestra) is also restarting. 

Stay tuned for more information about upcoming concerts!

Rehearsals: Wednesdays during school terms from 6-7.30pm at Kingaroy Uniting Church Town Hall - set up from 5.45pm

We also meet for Saturday workshops approximately once a month, usually from 10am to 4pm

Term 1:   Jan 30
              Feb 13
              Mar 6
              Mar 27-28 - Beethoven's 5th with Guest Conductor Gwyn Roberts 

Term 2:   Apr 24
              May 22

              Jun 19

Term 3:   Jul 24
              Aug 14
              Sep 18 - proposed concert

Term 4:  Oct 23
             Nov 20

Orchestra members can volunteer as "Mentors" for the SBC-YO (Young Orchestra) for a series of workshops throughout the year or play with the YO on an alternate instrument.  

Dates are: Feb 6
               Mar 20
               May 8
               Jun 5
               Jul 31
               Aug 28
               Oct 9 - proposed concert
               Nov 6
               Nov 27


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