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A Weekend of Symphony

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LATEST UPDATE: Due to the current sitation, these

music workshops have been postponed for the time

being - watch this space for new dates in future!


Beethoven's 5th Orchestral Workshop                           Percussion Workshop


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2020 marks 250 years since the birth of Beethoven.                                                                         Are you a Percussionist looking to hone your skills?

Help us to celebrate the life of this great composer!                                                                         Explore a wide variety of instruments and styles

All Orchestral musicans are invited to join with guest conductor Gwyn Roberts                              Guest tutor and conductor Jeff Jarrott will lead this workshop

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

Held at Kingaroy Town Hall on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th March,                                           Held at Kingaroy Uniting Church Hall 28th & 29th March

concluding with a free community concert at 1pm Sunday.


Cost is $20 for the whole weekend for either workshop.                       Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information or to express 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.

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Orchestra is back!


SBCO is back!!

SBCO Rehearsals recommenced after  a pause due to COVID19. 

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 6-8pm at Kingaroy Uniting Church Town Hall - set up from 5.45pm

August 5, 12, 19, 26
September 2, 9, 16
October 7, 14, 21, 28
November 4, 11, 18, 25
December 2

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

Term 1:   Feb 8
              Mar 7
              Mar 28-29 - Beethoven's 5th with Guest Conductor Gwyn Roberts - POSTPONED

Term 2:   May 16
              Jun 13

Term 3:    Aug 22
              Sep 12

Term 4:  Oct 17
             Nov 21

2021:    Jan 30 

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.  After a break due to COVID 19, SBC-YO starts again from 1st August. 

Dates are: Aug 1
               Aug 29
               Oct 10
              Oct 31  

We are planning to hold our last SBC-YO rehearsal for this series on January 16th 2021, and plan a joint concert in Feb 2021

Musicians Wanted

Have you ever wanted to play with an orchestra?  Are you a musician who has just moved to the wonderful South Burnett?  Are you a pianist who would like to try something different - like percussion?  The South Burnett Community Orchestra is looking for new members!  Come a join a great bunch of musicians and support our local community. 


If you play an instrument including strings, wood wind, brass or percussion and are interested come and check out our rehearsals, Wednesday nights at Kingaroy Uniting Church Hall from 6pm to 8pm. 

We would love to see you there.  Or you can contact the Orchestra via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , www.facebook.com/sbcorchestra