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 2 2017




  • Diary Dates



Term 2                  Saturday 22nd April                        Rehearsals Commence

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

                                Sunday 11th June                            Festival 10am and Concert 3 30pm with SPLC – Sinfonia & Chamber

WSSO 1&2 on Saturday 3rd June and 10th June instead of rehearsals are invited to play a Solo piece of their choice with piano accompaniment, followed by BYO morning tea. Families are invited to be cheer leading audience.


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 for Term 2 can be paid on Saturday.
  •  Thank you to the families who have already paid for Term2

Fees 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.

Cara Tran has some piano lesson vacancies at Bridgeman Downs MB: 0404 952026


  • Contact Details for absence notification

Andrea Messenger         Mob: 0411 793 646           Email:             Web: