The Summer School Sinfonietta will bring together talented young string players from all across Victoria, for a week of creative music-making with conductor Hamish Paterson.
This will be a week of new music, laughter, and fun. The program promises the best learning environment for participants to advance their individual playing, their sight-reading and ensemble skills, and to build confidence as musicians.
|SINFONIETTA||*AMEB Grade 2-3|
|AGE||8 years +|
|INSTRUMENTS||Violin, viola, cello, double bass|
*NOTE: AMEB levels indicated are not a formal requirement, but are provided as a guide to the skills required.
Hamish works in music education, teaching violin and viola, and conducting ensembles at Loreto Mandeville Hall Toorak and Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School. He worked for Melbourne Youth Orchestras as tutor, manager and conductor from 2003 – 2014. Hamish has also been Victorian President and Secretary of the Australian Strings Association. He has been Music Director for a number of amateur and school musicals in Melbourne. Hamish has also adjudicated at a number of competitions including Royal South Street in Ballarat and the VSMF.