WSSO 2     8 30-10am     Conductor Andrea Messenger

WSSO 1     10am-12        Conductor Melissa Dineen

Sinfonia    12-2pm           Conductor Andrea Messenger

Chamber   2-4 15pm        Conductor Natalie Sharp


Term 1 2017




Welcome to WSSO 2017! 

Rehearsals commence this Saturday 28th January at 57 Carwoola St Bardon.  Please bring a snack & drink.


  • Diary Dates

Term 1                  Saturday 28th January                     Rehearsals Commence

Saturday 25th March                       Concert, 5pm, St Peter’s Lutheran College, Free


Term 2                  Saturday 22nd April                        Rehearsals Commence

                                Saturday 3rd June                            Concert, 5:30pm, OMB – WSSO1 & WSSO2, w QYO JSE

                                Sunday 11th June                            Concert, 4pm, SPLC – Sinfonia & Chamber


Term 3                  Saturday 15th July                            Rehearsals Commence

                                Saturday 9th September                                Concert, 5pm, AHS [to be confirmed]


Term 4                  Saturday 7th October                      Rehearsals Commence

                                Saturday 18th November              Concert, 5pm, AHS  [to be confirmed]

Sunday 26th November                 2017 Auditions



  • Membership Fees

Yearly membership fees – $480.  Fees can also be paid per term – $120 payable at the start of each term.

Payment Options:

  • Cash/cheques will be accepted at rehearsal on Saturday.
  • Direct Debit       BSB: 064 173, Account No: 0090 1403, Commonwealth Bank

Please name your deposit with your child’s name.


  • Performance Uniform

White T-shirt for WSSO1 & WSSO2, Blue T-Shirt for Sinfonia & Chamber and blue bottoms (jeans or pants – not short skirts or short shorts!). T-shirt cost: $20


  • Private Instrumental Lessons available Saturdays, please contact directly:

Rosanna Sharp, Violin, 0412 672 850  Kate Holley, Violin, Viola , 0437 862 238  Deborah Davis, Cello, 0447411 568

Juanita Simmons, Theory, Aural and Accompanist 0413 992 846

Juanita currently lectures at the QLD Conservatorium in music theory, and in aural skills.

We strongly recommend all players in WSSO should be enrolled in private lessons. We are happy to recommend names of teachers.


  • Contact Details for absence notification

Andrea Messenger         Mob: 0411 793 646           Email:             Web: