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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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Music&More: Ranges Music Festival & Music Market

Date: Thursday 16th November 2017, 5pm - 9pm

Venue: Burrinja, Upwey

A warm invitation is extended to the music community to perform, attend workshops or have a music market table at our Music & More Festival.

  • Music performers of all ages
  • Music publishers and retailers
  • Songwriter, composers & arrangers
  • Instrument makers
  • Music directors
  • Recording studios
  • Schools and the community.....are all welcome!

Registration is essential.

To book a performance or to secure a market table contact Karen during office hours on Tuesday or Wednesdays on 9754 6566 or 0400 995 493 or

Music Festival

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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DRMC phone: 03 9754 6566   |  Email:    |  Mail: PO Box 430, Belgrave VIC 3160

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