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Meet the Musician: Guest Ensemble & Acacia Quartet
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Meet the Musician: Guest Ensemble & Acacia Quartet

Orange Chamber Music Festival

Festival Winds - Guest Ensemble

Festival Winds invites some of Australia's most exciting wind players to Orange, to prepare an exciting program highlighting woodwind instruments, its versatility and virtuosity.

Local Artist David Shaw (pictured), together with Lloyd Van’t Hoff and Matthew Kneale from Melbourne and Frank Giraldo, straight from the Simon Bolivar Orchestra of Venezuela, are to embark on a full schedule of workshops for local students, talks and demonstrations, as well as main features in two special programs, one side to side with the students of the Orange Regional Conservatorium Chamber Academy, as the characters of the tale Peter and the Wolf by Sergei Prokofiev, and the other as a stand alone featured ensemble concert.

This project was made possible with the assistance of the Orange Regional Arts Foundation and the Orange Regional Conservatorium.

Find out more about the Festival Winds event with the Orange Chamber Music Festival HERE

Acacia Quartet

Acacia Quartet is an Australian String Quartet established in 2009. Acacia had their international debut in Vancouver, Canada at the Roundhouse in June 2016. The following year, Acacia Quartet were invited by the Christine Raphael Foundation to give their European debut, where they performed concerts in Berlin and recorded a CD with three string quartets by Günter Raphael.

In 11 years Acacia Quartet have won great respect for their versatile and inventive programs. They have recorded ten albums, with ‘Blue Silence’ earning a nomination for an APRA-AMCOS Art Music ‘Award for Excellence’.

Find out more about the Acacia Quartet in Concert event with the Orange Chamber Music Festival HERE

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