President’s Report 2016

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2016 has been a formative and successful year for the Sydney University Wind Orchestra, finding the balance between SUWO’s functions as a music ensemble, social society and now a course offered by the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. In the society’s second year of rehearsing and performing at Verbrugghen Hall, this year saw the formal introduction of ENSE1017 and ENSE1021, providing … Read More

SUWO Presents: Angels In The Architecture

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7.30pm | Friday 6 June DARLING QUARTER THEATRE 1-25 Harbour St, Sydney     This June we are proud to present the first major concert of our 2014 concert season, Angels in the Architecture. Equal parts beautiful, powerful and terrifying the concert’s feature piece, also titled Angels in the Architecture, by Frank Ticheli unfolds as a dramatic conflict between the … Read More

2013 C&S Awards

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We’re pleased to announce that for the second year in a row SUWO has received the University of Sydney Union Clubs and Societies award for best website! Even more exciting we’re one of only three clubs to be shortlisted for the 2013 Dave Burnett Award for Best Club with 100+ Members. The Dave Burnett award is the highest award a … Read More

SUWO Presents- Aurora Awakes

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Aurora Awakes Concert Poster

This November SUWO celebrates its 10th anniversary by proudly announcing our semester two major concert- Aurora Awakes- an exploration of the musical themes of light and colour. Including works by John Mackey, Percy Grainger and Eric Whitacre. Please join us this November and help us celebrate ten incredible years of music making with Aurora Awakes.

2014 Executive Committee

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On the 5th of September SUWO held its 10th AGM. It was a productive evening of discussion and decision making. Our new committee members will join the 2013 Committee for a handover period to plan for 2014 before the official handover at O-Week in February next year.

Congratulations to or 2014 Executive Committee Elect

Showcase 2013

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On the 16th of August SUWO launched headfirst into its semester 2 program with an diverse and intimate concert at the Petersham Town Hall. A huge thank you must be extended to all of our supporters who attended. With your help we raised much needed funds for the purchase of instruments, namely a piccolo, crucial to the operation of the band.

Introducing Splash

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Splash is the title for a brand new music performance group at USYD. Also known as the Sydney University Percussion Ensemble, Splash is the first and only percussion ensemble at the main university campus. Led under the artistic direction of James Guest, the orchestra’s percussion section leader and long time SUWO veteran, Splash consists of members from the orchestra’s current percussion section.

SUWO’s New Look

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SUWO turns ten in semester two this year and the band has grown a great deal since its founding in 2003. It was because of this we decided it was high time to update the orchestra’s “look” to better reflect who we are today.