2017 Education Programs

In 2017, MCO will run regional orchestral workshops in Geelong, Mornington and Warragul, and a masterclass in Daylesford. The dates for these programs are:

  • Mornington Workshop: Sunday 4 June 2017

Mornington Workshop

This year’s program is an orchestral workshop working with members of Melbourne Chamber Orchestra. Students will have the chance to be tutored on, rehearse and perform string orchestra works over an intensive day of activity. Led by renowned violinist and educator William Hennessy, the program is designed to enhance young musicians’ confidence in, and enjoyment of, orchestral music-making.

Time & Place

Sunday 4 June 10am to 4:30pm

The Peninsula School, Wooralla Drive, Mount Eliza VIC 3930

Student Profile

Instruments: violin, viola, cello and double-bass

Level: Equivalent of AMEB Grade 4 or above

Age: up to 21 years of age

Number: capacity for up to 25 students


The 2017 fee for the workshop is $50 inc GST.

The cost of offering this program is many times greater than the student fees, and is generously supported by our partners: the Linnell/Hughes Trust, and the Rural Enhancement Endowment, managed by Perpetual; and Peninsula Music Society. The program also depends for its success on in-kind assistance from facilitators, educational institutions and venues in the local area.