This is the home page of the Dandenong
Ranges Music Council Incorporated, an arts organisation
located in the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges, east of Melbourne.
The DRMC has been funding, facilitating and teaching community
music for over thirty years. The Dandenong Ranges Music Council
Inc. is assisted by the Yarra Ranges
Community music is for everyone, beginner
to professional. It enriches our lives and gives us opportunities locally to sing, play, perform,
jam, create and listen.
A health and music program for Yarra Ranges women living with
The Bells of Peace is a concert project to tell the story of ANZAC from a local perspective including: a new composition for Chorus and Concert Band by Brian Hogg, community singing WW1 songs, stories from local communities and Dame Nellie Melba's role.
PERFORMANCES: April 17 & 18 at Mt Evelyn Discovery Church
April 19 & 20 at Belgrave Hts Convention Centre
BELLS OF PEACE PERFORMANCE TICKETS will be available on the trybookings.com site.
Come and hear how WW1 impacted on the electorates of Casey and Latrobe across the ranges, foothills and Yarra Ranges through musical theatre, exhibitions by schools, RSLs and Historical Societies. Foyer exhibitions and pre performance entertainment at each venue is free.
Following our successful forum on 2nd September, the Monbulk Respect Project Team have created a Project Blog that we would like you to see, follow and comment, leaving your opinion on this important community issue.
Please visit: www.monbulkrespect.weebly.com
The New Horizons Concert Band is having a Concert and an Open Day
A Sunday Afternoon with the
New Horizons Concert Band
Come along for an afternoon of musical entertainment
This concert is also to launch a beginner band for people who:
have never played a musical instrument and want to learn
have played at some time in the past and now wish to re-engage and play music again
want to eventually play in a concert band
A beginner band is where people can learn the fundamentals and eventually move to a higher level band. We are also looking for experienced players to join the New Horizons Concert Band now.
Where: Tecoma Uniting Church
1566 Burwood Highway, Tecoma
When: Sunday 19 October at 2.00 - 4.00pm
Cost: Adults $10 Under 16 $5.00 Under 4 Free
Tea and coffee provided
Tickets: Call Marion 0413 800 971 or John 0417 513 908
Available at the door unless sold prior
THE OPEN DAY:
Where: Dandenong Ranges Music Council
1451 Burwood Highway, Upwey
(In the grounds of Upwey High School)
When: Thursday 23rd October 10.30am - 12.30pm
Morning Tea provided
If you are interested in playing a musical instrument in a band then you might like to come along and see how you would fit in to the New Horizons Concert Band or alternatively the beginner band. Enthusiam is much more important than experience. Our 'Open Morning' will give you a chance to talk to our conductor and members of the band who can help you with any of your questions.
COMMUNITY CRIME PREVENTION PROJECT
The DRMC applied to the Department of Justice to support a grant for a project that addresses the rise in family violence in the Yarra Ranges.
HANDS UP TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
GET INVOLVED IN COMMUNITY MESSAGE
YOU CAN HELP PREVENT FAMILY VIOLENCE
TUESDAY 2 SEPTEMBER @ 7PM
MONBULK LIVING & LEARNING CENTRE
This project has been funded as part of the Victorian Government's
Community Crime Prevention Program.
'BELLS OF PEACE'
The Bells of Peace is a concert project to tell the story of ANZAC from a local perspective, including: a new composition for Chorus and Concert Band by Brian Hogg, community singing of WW1 songs, stories from local communities and Dame Nellie Melba's role. Come and tell your story!
We need you at the Casey ANZAC Centenary
Project Launch by Hon Tony Smith MP
Are you a Singer, Historian, Musician, Dancer, Descendant
of an ANZAC, CWA, RSL? We need your stories, letters
The DRMC wants to hear from musicians, composers, community groups, schools and individuals about new music ideas and projects for 2014. Does the community need a composers' collective, a hurey gurdey orchestra or even a kerosene tin percussion group? Perhaps there are hidden bassoons, oboes and cor anglais players just waiting for an opportunity. Tell us at drmc.org.au or phone: Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays 9754 6566