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March 2017

Monthly Archives: March 2017
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The First Ever Crowdfunded Classical Music World Tour

Clare Kenny · March 28, 2017

TwoSet Violin bring delight to their Facebook fans through their regular videos and memes. Brett Yang and Eddy Chen make up the musical-comedy duo and guest stars like the world-renowned Ray Chen have been more than happy to lend their time and fame to the pair over the last year or so.…

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Image Caption: Orchestra X Audience Development Program
Image Credit: California Symphony

Marketing Classical Music to Millennials: Challenges and Some Answers

Graham Strahle · March 27, 2017

It has become axiomatic for orchestras the world over: faced with aging audiences, they need to market themselves to young people to ensure their survival. At Music Australia, we have reported on a number of initiatives from the classical sector both in this country and overseas – such as new and edgier programming, different styles of venue, and embracing social media – that are aimed toward this objective.…

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Image Caption: Orchestra Noir. Image Credit: Jonell Media PR via Steed Media

Is There Scope For An Indigenous Orchestra in Australia?

Graham Strahle · March 27, 2017

Could we see an orchestra of Aboriginal musicians start up one day in Australia? The question is prompted by the founding of Orchestra Noir, an all-African-American orchestra in Atlanta, USA. It seeks to raise “the invisible curtain” and bring “classical music to diverse, younger audiences that is relevant and respectful of their community”.…

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Breaking Boundaries Through Sound with Club Weld

Scarlett Di Maio · March 27, 2017

In 2014 Autism Spectrum Australia introduced Club Weld, a unique music studio created for musicians on the spectrum. The studio found its home at the Information and Cultural Exchange in Parramatta (I.C.E), a multi-purpose creative hub which has worked with Western Sydney communities, artists and creative producers since 1984.…

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