Upcoming Performances and Events

Have an upcoming clarinet and/or saxophone performance or event you’d like us to promote on our website? Let us know about it here.

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2017 AGM

Notice of the Clarinet and Saxophone Society of WA
Annual General meeting 2017
To be held on Sunday 5th November at 5.00pm
at 27 Roscommon Road, Floreat, WA

Download the agenda here

If attending please RSVP to clarisaxwa@gmail.com by 3rd November, 2017

Ace Your WACE

The Clarinet & Saxophone Society of WA (CASSWA) is delighted to partner with the School of Music (UWA) to host an afternoon session for ATAR clarinet and saxophone students.

Students undertaking their WACE/ATAR practical music exams are invited to perform in front of an expert panel and receive individual feedback, plus helpful tips on performance etiquette and managing stress. An experienced accompanist will be provided to play with you, or if you prefer to bring your usual accompanist along, please feel free to do so.

Date: Sunday 10 September
Place: UWA School of Music, 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley WA
Time: 2pm to 4pm

Attendance is free but bookings are essential. Click here to register 

Audience members are welcome to come along to listen… a great opportunity for teachers and students alike!

Flyer – ATAR Performance Day

ClariSaxFeast 2017

ClariSaxFeast 2017 features guest artists, ensembles, workshops, master classes, displays and performances for clarinet and saxophone enthusiasts of all ages.

Date: Sunday 11 June 2017
Time: 9am – 3pm, morning tea provided, lunch self-provided. Coffee van available.
Cost: Adult: $65 | Concession: $35 (includes Bonus CASSWA membership until 05/2018)
Venue: School of Music | University of Western Australia

For all the event information and registration details for the ClariSaxFeast 2017, please click on the links below:

CLICK HERE for the ClariSaxFeast Programme

CLICK HERE to complete the Online Registration form

CLICK HERE to complete the Online Medical Form

For your child’s health and safety, if you are unable to accompany your child to this event, please complete the required Medical Consent Form.

Note: Parents who are accompanying/supervising their own child/children do not need to register, only the children who are participating need to register.

Ensemble Day 2017

If you are a saxophone or clarinet player in your second or third year of learning, we welcome you to join us at our annual CASSWA Ensemble Day.

Date: Sunday 26 March 2017
Time: 2pm – 4pm, with free light refreshments at 3:00pm for parents and friends prior to the performance at 3:30pm
Cost: FREE for CASSWA members; $10 non-members
Venue: Paul Latham Auditorium, Churchlands Senior High School, 20 Lucca Street, Churchlands

For all the event information and registration details for the 2017 Clarinet and Saxophone Ensemble Day, please click on the links below:

CLICK HERE for Ensemble Day Flyer and Event Details

CLICK HERE to complete the Online Registration form

CLICK HERE to complete the Online Medical Form

For your child’s health and safety, if you are unable to accompany your child to this event, please complete the required Medical Consent Form.

Free Clarinet Masterclass with Andrew Simon

Internationally renowned clarinettist Andrew Simon, Principal Clarinet of the Hong Kong Philharmonic will be performing and working with UWA clarinet students in a free masterclass.

Friday 2 September
5 – 6:30pm
Callaway Auditorium, School of Music
The University of Western Australia

FREE ENTRY!

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2016 ATAR Performance Day

Come along to hear ATAR level repertoire performed by outstanding students with expert comments from our adjudicators… a great opportunity for teachers and students alike!

Date: Sunday 28 August
Place: Eileen Joyce Studio – UWA School of Music, 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley WA
Time: 2pm to 4pm (includes a short break with light refreshments)
Cost: Gold coin donation

All unaccompanied under-aged participants must have completed the CASSWA Medical Consent Form

Flyer - ATAR Performance Day at UWA

Free Ashley Smith Recital

THIS Sunday 22 May at 3pm, Ashley Smith will be presenting a recital in the Callaway Auditorium at UWA.

Centred around Ashley’s research on the 20th century Italian composer, Franco Donatoni, the program consists of clarinet and bass clarinet works of extreme virtuosity. The recital shall include the Australian premiere of a solo work by Donatoni alongside the premiere of a new version of Magnus Lindberg’s Ablauf for clarinet with electronic sampling devised by Chris Tonkin. Other works include Berio’s Sequenza IX, Bartok’s Contrasts and Rossini’s Introduction, theme and variations. Lachlan Skipworth’s beautiful the night sky fall shall also be performed.

Joining Ashley will be Shaun Lee-Chen (violin), Gladys Chua (piano), Louise Devenish (percussion), Emily Green-Armytage (piano), Lachlan Skipworth (composer / conductor) and Chris Tonkin (composer / electronics).

The program is hard-edged, but promises to be extremely exciting. Entry is free!

Further details can be found on the UWA School of Music events page:
http://www.music.uwa.edu.au/concerts