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

2016 Executive Committee

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Thursday the 3rd of September saw SUWO hold its 12th AGM. It was a great evening of discussion and decision making. Congratulations to or 2016 Executive Committee Elect President– Chathurika Ravindra Vice President– Elyse Hardiman Treasurer– Renzo Balboa Secretary– Tammy Craig Publicity Officer– Elena Sheard Social Coordinator– Flynn Hunt IT Officer– Hugh Guest Librarian– Oskar Francis Equipment Manager– Shane Leviton General Committee Members– Serena Fernandez, Jasmine Mills Our new … Read More

2015 Executive Committee

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Thursday the 11th of September saw SUWO hold its 11th AGM. It was a great evening of discussion and decision making. Congratulations to or 2015 Executive Committee Elect President– Stephen English Vice President– Luke Hardiman Treasurer– Claudia Nagy Secretary– Lauren Stern Publicity Officer– Jason Tong Social Coordinator– Elyse Hardiman IT Officer– Hugh Guest Librarian– Jasmine Mills Equipment Manager– Shane Leviton … Read More

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

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.

Farewell Adrian

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On the 29th of September, the band formally farewelled Adrian Tan, our dedicated Musical Director of 2011. Adrian had a huge and positive influence in his time as Musical Director of SUWO, acting as the driving force to the many great ideas, initiatives and achievements of the band over the past year. Some of these achievements included almost doubling previous … Read More