2019 Winter Orchestra Workshop

begins in 8 days.


Musicians of all orchestral instruments gather at Camp Clayton in Ulverstone for a weekend to play a major work for symphony orchestra.

Dates: the evening of Friday, 5th July to the afternoon of Sunday, 7th July

The main work for the 2019 Winter Orchestra Workshop will be Beethoven’s 5th Symphony

Application Form Here: APPLICATION FORM

Conductor – Willem Van der Vis

Willem van der Vis

Willem Van der Vis gained a BSc (Hons) in physics before becoming a professional cellist with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra in 1980. He has also played with Orchestra Victoria and the New Zealand, Tasmanian, and Melbourne Symphony Orchestras.

Willem has since conducted many symphony orchestras, choirs, and musicals in and around Melbourne. He is currently Musical Director of the Maroondah Symphony Orchestra. Willem also conducts at orchestral workshops, schools and music camps around Australia, is in demand as an adjudicator, and holds workshops in conducting.


The main repertoire is Beethoven’s 5th Symphony.  There will also be other, shorter pieces for our enjoyment.

This camp is for string, brass, woodwind and percussion musicians. The music will be for full symphony orchestra, at intermediate to advanced level. If you would like to know more about the standard required, contact Margaret Hoban:
(0403 155 852 — margaret@lyco.org.au.)

The weekend schedule can be viewed here: Schedule

Information Sheet can be found here: Information Sheet

Printable Flyer can be found here: Flyer


Full single fee $235
LYCO Members $210
Saturday Only $80

Fees are adjusted for staying off-site, special diet requests and other options.
These are covered on the application form.

Previous Workshop Galleries

2017 Winter Orchestra Workshop

2016 Winter Orchestra Workshop

2015 Winter Orchestra Workshop

2013 Winter Orchestra Workshop

2012 Winter Orchestra Workshop


Send questions about accommodation and other administrative matters to apply@lyco.org.au.

If you have questions about the music, instrumentation or standard expected, contact Musical Director Margaret Hoban, margaret@lyco.org.au.

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