Information for Students




Orchestra is open to any Department for Education student who will be in Years 5-10 (school does not need to be participating in the Festival).

Members must attend:

  • Weekly rehearsals from 4:20pm to 6:00pm (one night a week)
  • Full day or half day workshops as required (maximum of 2)
  • 2 full day offsite rehearsals
  • 4 rehearsals and 4 performances at the Festival Theatre

Please note that extra workshops, rehearsals or venue changes may occur to further develop the students learning. These will be advised as early as possible to assist your planning.

Orchestra Venues
South Orchestra - Seaview High School - Thursdays 4:20pm - 6:00pm
Central Orchestra - Glenunga Int High School - Wednesdays 4:20pm - 6:00pm
North Orchestra - PSMF Klemzig - Thursdays 4:20pm - 6:00pm

- A fee of $55 is charged to cover cost of uniform and music folder.

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