For String Players in the Primary School, Years 1 to 6 Conductors: Andrea Messenger – Primo, Melissa Dineen – Continuo
WSSO is for children who are in primary school and play violin, viola, cello or bass. The aim of WSSO is for primary school string players to gain experience and develop the important skills of ensemble playing in a friendly atmosphere with other young players. Concerts are held each term. Rehearsals are held every Saturday during school term at 57 Carwoola St, Bardon:
- 10am until 12 noon for the Continuo orchestra
- 8.30am until 10am for the Primo orchestra
Membership of the orchestra is by audition. Audition date and orchestra fees are outlined in the application form.
The basic standards are as follows: WSSO Primo – Minimum 1 year learning, basic note reading essential. WSSO Continuo – Approximately AMEB Grades 1–3