Southern Highlands Symphony Orchestra / Local Hero

We are delighted to announce our Concert Series 2 for 2021, to be held at the Oxley College Peter Craig Centre.

The Southern Highlands Symphony Orchestra will perform music of Scandinavian delights as well as Czech, and a new Australian composition at our next concert series in June.

The Bowral Memorial Hall will be out of action prior to our first concerts. We are delighted that we are able to perform at both Oxley College and Chevalier College for our 2021 Concert Series. The SHSO appreciate the support of both Colleges.

Concert Series 2 – June 5/6

Program includes:
Jean Sibelius Karelia Suite Op.11
Antonín Dvořák Romance for Violin and Orchestra Op.11 / soloist Alexandra Denning
John Corley High Flight / 2020 Composition Competition winner (due to the Covid–19 shutdown we were unable to perform the composition from the Competition held in 2020).

Saturday 5th June at 7.30pm
Sunday 6th June at 2.30pm
Oxley College, Peter Craig Centre
11-29 Railway Road, Burradoo

BUY TICKETS ONLINE or in person at Destination Southern Highlands Welcome Centre in Mittagong.

The orchestra, comprised of musicians from students to retirees and primarily from the Southern Highlands but also from adjacent communities ranging from Campbelltown to Canberra.

In the five years since its creation it has become widely recognised as one of the finest community symphony orchestras in New South Wales. The orchestra of over sixty members includes: professional musicians, semi-professional musicians and other highly qualified musicians that cover a range of professions including: lawyers, medicine, IT, media, teaching and publishing.

The orchestra has performed many premiere performances by Australian composers. Soloists from the region, overseas and nationally have also performed with the orchestra. The SHSO performs four concert series a year in the Bowral Memorial Hall.

The orchestra has now become a significant part of the educational and cultural life of the Southern Highlands.

SHSO Patrons 
Ann Carr-Boyd AM
Andrew Ford OAM

For more information
M  0416 380 567


SHSO Brass Players

The Dance of the Reed Flute: Dancers from Angus and Lucinda’s Academie de Danse in Swan Lake Suite by Tchaikovsky, with the SHSO

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