Wind Ensemble

PLC Sydney Wind Ensemble and Big Band will have the opportunity to travel to Tasmania from Saturday 1st to Friday 7th October 2022. The tour will include performances in Hobart and Launceston and rehearsals with some of Tasmania’s Premiere conductors. Please see the itinerary below for more details.  

The aims of this tour are to:

  • Provide students with educational experiences in Wind Ensemble performance
  • Showcase the talent of our students.
  • Represent the wind ensemble and orchestral musical opportunities offered at PLC Sydney.
  • Provide girls with the chance to perform on an national stage.

Approximately 50 students and 5 staff will be traveling on the tour and it is hoped that everyone is available.

COST:

The total cost of the tour is $2,500 which covers flights, all accommodation, internal travel costs on private coaches, food, and sightseeing.

A tour booklet will be published early in Term 2 with detailed itinerary information and medical forms.

BOOKINGS:

To secure your place on this tour, please click here and fill in the Parent Permission form and make your payment of $500 deposit, by Thursday 7 April 2022This will ensure that we have locked in the Qantas flight which gets us to the first performance on Saturday 1st October at Salamanca Markets. This will also help to lock in accommodation for such a large group.

Please see the full payment schedule below.

Payment schedule 

  • Payment 1 - $500 by 7th April
  • Payment 2 - $1,000 by 24th June
  • Payment 3 - $1,000 by 26th August

NB Please note - you may pay the complete amount of $2,500 in full on the 1st payment date if you wish.

proposed Itinerary:

Saturday 1 October

  • AM: Depart Sydney Domestic Airport for Hobart
  • PM: Perform at Salamanca Markets, Hobart behind Stalls 184-18
  • Evening: Check into Hobart accommodation

Sunday 2 October

  • AM: Sightseeing (Port Arthur/ Mount Wellington?)
  • PM: TBA

Monday 3 October

  • AM: Session with guest clinician
  • PM: TBA 

Tuesday 4 October

  • AM: Depart by private bus to Launceston
  • PM: TBA-

Wednesday 5 October

  • AM: Session with guest clinician
  • PM: Sightseeing

Thursday 6 October

  • AM: Performance at the Royal Launceston Show
  • PM:

Friday 7 October

  • AM: Depart Launceston airport for Sydney Domestic airport
  • PM: TBA

We are very excited to be organising a tour again. Touring has many benefits to individuals, full ensembles and the school in general and they create lifelong memories.

If you have any further enquiries about the tour, please contact:

Mr Phil Harper
Director of Performing Arts
Coordinator of Bands