Discover the excitement of Wind Ensemble every Saturday afternoon from 21 Oct – 25 Nov with the Open Music Academy. For ages 8-18.
Cost: $166 + booking fees for 5 weekly sessions
Wind Ensemble @ Open Music Academy – Term 4, 2023
When: Every Saturday afternoon- 21 October – 25 November* join tutor Alevia Evci for Wind Ensemble at the Elder Conservatorium of Music.
note: there will be no ensemble Sat 28 Oct
Venue: Bishop Hall Elder Conservatorium – North Terrace, Adelaide – see map
Instrument: trumpet, trombone, flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, french horn, bassoon (all wind and brass essentially)
Who can join? You must be of school age. You must have been learning your instrument for at least one year to meet the minimum level requirement.
Why join an ensemble?
Music ensembles offer valuable benefits for learning music. They foster collaboration, teamwork, and communication skills as students work together to create harmonious performances. Through ensemble participation, musicians develop technical skills, such as sight-reading and musical phrasing, listening and reacting, leading and following. Ensembles create a sense of belonging and foster social connections, promoting emotional well-being. Overall, music ensembles provide a holistic learning environment that nurtures musical growth and a lifelong passion for music.
About Open Music Academy
The Open Music Academy opens the doors to Australia’s renowned Elder Conservatorium of Music, provides high-quality music education with access to leading educators, musicians, and events. Our program inspires and challenges students at all levels, nurturing their musical growth. We offer one-on-one lessons, ensemble sessions, and performances for school-aged children. Located in Adelaide, Australia lessons are held at the historic Elder Conservatorium buildings nestled in the University of Adelaide.
About Alevia Evci
Alevia holds a Bachelor of Music (Classical Performance) with a specialisation in saxophone, she is currently pursuing her Honours in performance. Apart from her studies, she has delved into conducting under the guidance of esteemed mentors Dr. Luke Dollman and Carl Crossin OAM. Alevia shares her musical knowledge by teaching saxophone, clarinet, and trombone at various educational institutions.
Alevia has had active participation in the Adelaide Youth Orchestras, JazzSA Superbands program, and community bands across Adelaide. As a member of the Elder Conservatorium Wind Orchestra, Alevia takes on the role of mentor for new members. She is captivated by the unique sounds and textures produced by the ensemble, as well as the sense of community and camaraderie that develops among like-minded musicians.