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The 2018 Winter Orchestra Workshop Begins


LYCO rehearsals will resume after the school holidays end, on the 27th of July 2018. See the Rehearsals page for all rehearsal dates.


The Winter Orchestra Workshop is held at Camp Clayton, 41 Clayton Road, Ulverstone, Tasmania, 7315.

Workshop Timetable

Friday 6th July 2018
5:00 pm onwards Registration
6:00 pm Dinner
7:00 pm Rehearsal
8:30 pm Supper
Saturday 7th July 2018
7:30 am onwards Breakfast
9:00 am Rehearsal
10:30 am Morning tea
11:00 am Rehearsal
12:00 noon Lunch and free time
2:00 pm Rehearsal
3:00 pm Afternoon tea
4:00 pm Rehearsal
5:30 pm Dinner
6:30 pm Rehearsal
8:00 pm Supper
Sunday 8th July 2018
7:30 am onwards Breakfast
9:00 am Rehearsal
10:00 am Morning tea
10:30 am Rehearsal
12:00 noon Lunch
1:00 pm Open rehearsal
2:00 pm Clean up
3:00 pm Leave

2018 Mid Year Concert

When Friday, 29th June 2018, 7:30pm
Where City Baptist Church, 11 Frederick St, Launceston
Entry Gold coin donation

Instructions to Members

Rehearsal Timetable for the 29th of June 2018

All rehearsals will be on the City Baptist Church stage. This means that only one orchestra will be able to rehearse at a time. Please arrive in good time for your rehearsal and leave the stage efficiently so the next orchestra can set up.

Piccolo Strings 4:15pm to 4:45pm
Intermezzo Strings 4:45pm to 5:30pm
Launceston Symphony Orchestra 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Doors Open 7:00pm
Concert 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Orchestra members may wait in the church between the rehearsal and the start of the concert.

Please bring your own music stand and a plate of food to share for supper.

Concert Dress

Piccolo Strings

Dark skirt/trousers, plain coloured T-shirt (with no lettering on it)

Intermezzo Strings

Dark skirt/trousers, plain coloured T-shirt (with no lettering on it)

Launceston Symphony Orchestra

All black

(Symphony members in Piccolo or Intermezzo can wear all black throughout the concert)


Poster advertising the Launceston Youth and Community Orchestra performing Mozart Piano Concertos 1 and 27, featuring Melbourne Based International Pianist Elyane Laussade.

Sheet music showing timpani roll within Haydn's Symphony No. 103.

2018 Winter Orchestra Workshop Repertoire

Apart from the major work of the Symphony No. 103 by Joseph Haydn, the other pieces played at the 2018 Winter Orchestra Workshop will be:

  • Italian Girl in Algiers – Overture by Gioachino Rossini
  • The Barber of Seville – Overture by Gioachino Rossini
  • Aida – Grand March by Giuseppe Verdi
  • The Snow Maiden – Dance of the Tumblers by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

For more information, go to the Winter Orchestra Workshop page.

To apply, start with the Winter Orchestra Workshop Application Form.