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The Dandenong Ranges Music Council Incorporated is an arts organisation serving the Shire of Yarra Ranges and beyond. The office is located in Upwey in 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 Yarra Ranges Council.

We believe 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.

     

     

2017 is an exciting year with these projects:

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Media Release

Wednesday, 3 May, 2017

UPWEY HIGH SCHOOL UPGRADE INCLUDED IN STATE BUDGET

The DRMC will have a new home as part of a $10m upgrade to Upwey High School. 

The project is part of a $685 million investment announced in the Victorian Budget 2017/18 to improve classrooms, upgrade facilities and build new schools across the state as well as creating local jobs.

DRMC Board member Ray Yates said ‘In this day and age, it is inspiring to find that ambitions and aspirations are the guiding light for our local member, the Honourable James Merlino.  This new facility for DRMC will be a boost for our musical community and a beacon for the development and promotion of music and arts in the core curriculum'.

Read the full Media Release.

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Calvin Bowman's Crowd Funded CD Project

Calvin Bowman is seeking crowd funding to publich a CD of his works. Calvin Bowman's songs have received acclaim from some of the most distinguished names in the arts over the years: 'Gems of twenty-first century imagination' - Sir Neville Marriner 'Beautiful and well written' - Barbara Bonney 'Equal to that of Ned Rorem...magnificent and flawless' - William Jay...

The money raised in this part of the campaign will go towards artists costs and engineering and production fees. Overall production costs will be in the vicinity of $36,000.

Click here to support a CD recording of Calvin Bowman songs.

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