Murray Conservatorium Murray



> Murray Conservatorium

502 Dean St. Albury, NSW(02) 6041 4249

Gregory Lewis0439 430 536

About us

NEWBIES is a teaching and performance ensemble suitable for wind and percussion students in their first two years of study.

Entry is by audition with your private teacher. If you can play Happy Birthday with tone and style then please come and join us.

It is a valuable learning experience for beginners to sit beside musical mentors so advanced players are also welcome. Join us to play simple music beautifully.

We also offer another beginner group.

> Learn more about our 21C orchestra.

Advanced players are also welcome.

> Learn more about The Concert Band.


Tuesdays in NSW school terms. 5:00pm – 6:00pm

This group will rarely exceed a technical standard of about AMEB Grade 3. Since the notes are relatively simple we can concentrate on more important aspects of musicianship such as:


During the year we will add modern arrangements for beginner wind bands as the musicianship of the group allows. Here are some representative examples of items planned for this band.

Membership fees

Our fee is $85 per NSW school term. A reduced rate may apply for membership of multiple groups. Please contact the office on (02) 6041 4249.

Tutor Books

We use the Sound Innovations series. These books provide the basis for learning the many technical and ensemble skills necessary for great band performances. Music for two or three parts plus full multi-part band arrangements are included.

Gregory Lewis - Band Director

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