2024 Winter Orchestra Workshop

Musicians of all orchestral instruments gather on the north-west coast of Tasmania to play a major work for symphony orchestra.

12th – 14th July

Starts in only in 20 days.

Application Form is HERE!

Applications need to be submitted before 12th May 2024 to secure a place!

All information can be found by checking the menu on the left of the page!

This year the main repertoire will be Tchaikovsky’s 5th Symphony.

Links to the edition we will be using can be found on the Links to the Repertoire page in the menu on the left.
We are so fortunate that the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra reaches out to forge links with the community. This year LYCO is happy to announce that part of the WOW will be an opportunity to prepare for the TSO Community Rehearsal (see link) which will be held later in the year, and will be featuring the Finale for Tchaikovsky’s 5th Symphony

The Conductor will be Willem Van der Vis.

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.


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

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