Trumpet playing brothers Zachariah and Alexander plus trombonist Christian were enthralled to play with the Fisher’s Ghost Youth Orchestra’s (FGYO) production of Carnival of the Animals at Gledswood Homestead & Winery on Sunday 4th March 2021. After the concert they expressed their eagerness to join the FGYO in future productions.
Murray Bishop, Musical Director of Camden Community Band applauds the successful implementation of his long-term goal of cross pollination of players that give young members from both groups the opportunity to broaden their musical experience. He stated that it is paramount to any musician’s development to maximize their musical experience.
One of the highlights of the concert was the narration by FineFM host Andrew Bukenya.
Photos from the concert can be seen under “Band Snippets” or click here
It’s been a tradition in Camden for many years to have Camden Community Band, the local band, play in the Main Street for the enjoyment of passers by and to raise necessary funds to maintain the band. Musical Director Murray Bishop was ecstatic when the band was given the all clear by Camden Council to perform in the main street of Camden. Mr Bishop stated “The 6th March is the rebirth of that tradition!
The band has beedi rehearsing in a COVID safe environment for many months and is looking forward to entertaining the citizens of Camden once again.
FIRST Video Release by COS!
The Community of Schools (COS) Ensemble has released their inaugural video.
Click on link to hear the Director of Music Murray Bishop give a synopsis of the genesis of COS.
You can view the COS video posted on YouTube by going to the Video Slider in the “Band Snippets” column.
The new Ensemble rehearsal timetable is now posted on our calendar. Please login and register. All members are encouraged to “have a go”!
Playing in ensembles will help cement progress the band/individuals have made in the period leading up to the NSW Band Championship. They also offer the opportunity for members to play other than “normal” instrument(s).
Any wind ensemble player interested in visiting during our rehearsals is most welcome, but please contact us prior to ensure Covid 19 spacing can be maintained.
Where – Senior Citizens Centre,
65 John Street, CAMDEN
Date – Tuesdays
Timing – 7:30 pm- 9:00pm
For more information click on the link at the bottom of the page.
Members’ Urgent Notices
PLEASE NOTE: the Concert Band Rehearsal scheduled for Tuesday 13/4/21 will begin at 7:00pm.
ANZAC Services: Details regarding the upcoming ANZAC Services have been announced. Please check “General Notices” for details.
Registrations for the ANZAC performances have been posted. Please login and register at your earliest convenience.
Director of Music Notices has been updated regarding errors in parts. Please check these notices ASAP.
Please be aware that to protect
Members and the Community
Safety Plan is in-force.
Donation to Mawarra PS
Congratulations go out today to Mawarra Public School who received a donation of this fine Drum Kit from CAMDEN COMMUNITY BAND.
Director of Music Murray Bishop said that it was our pleasure to make the donation because we are a community group and it is important to support the local school’s music program and the younger musicians in the Camden Community !