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Applications now open for 2017 

In 2017, Newcastle Strings (Intermediate and Senior Strings) will become auditioned ensembles. Auditions will be help in the first week of term 1, 2017, though auditions by appointment throughout the year for new applicants are welcome. Students wishing to play in Newcastle Junior Strings will not be auditioned



Performing in the 2016 Newcastle Music Festival FinalePerforming in the 2016 Newcastle Music Festival FinaleChildren will be placed in the appropriate ensembles according to their standard of playing. As a guide, the minimum level of achievement for the Newcastle Senior Strings  is AMEB grade 4 or Colourstrings book E or equivalent. Students learn valuable ensemble skills such as listening, leading, harmonizing, holding a part and following a conductor. Students are also given the opportunity to work on their parts in separate sectionals led by specialists in their instrument.


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