Meet the Orchestra


Benjamin Northey conductor and presenter
Eric Avery / Marrawuy Kabi voice and co-presenter
Shane Charles didgeridoo
Jessica Aszodi soprano

Join the MSO’s Patricia Riordan Associate Conductor, Benjamin Northey, as he presents four interactive concerts for primary school students exploring how music relates to places, life and culture in Australia. Through performances of classic orchestral works by predominantly Australian composers, students will discover the key building blocks of music including rhythm, melody, harmony, dynamics and form. Eric Avery’s specially composed audience participation piece titled Yananha will provide everyone with the chance to perform with the MSO.

Recommended for Grades 3-6

Resources now available via our Teaching Kit page.

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