Windsong Series 3
Windsong Series 3 | Sunday 22 September | 1 – 3pm | Windsong Pavilion
International guest violinist Anthony Marwood in collaboration with Four Winds Artistic Director James Crabb. ‘Music through the centuries’
|Astor Piazzolla (arr. Crabb):||Trad. Tango suite: S.V.P, Tzigane Tango and Preparense|
|J.S.Bach:||Sonata no.3 in E-Major BWV 1016|
|Sally Beamish (arr. Crabb):||Lament from Seavaigers (2011)
Variations on 2 Trad. Scottish/Border Folk Melodies by Matt Seattle (arr. Crabb)
|C.Gardel/J.Williams:||Tango ‘Por una Cabeza’|
|Stravinsky:||Divertimento from Fairy’s Kiss|
|Astor Piazzolla (arr. Crabb):||Libertango, Oblivion, Escualo|
Tickets $60. Under 16yrs free.
Koori Community Choir
Koori Community Choir | 10.30am – 12.30pm | Tuesday 24 September | Windsong Pavilion
Would you like to sing together with your Koori community, family and friends?
We hope to bring together the local Aboriginal people to form a choir to showcase Koori culture through music and song, meeting once a fortnight, lunch included.
Transport is available to those that need it.
Singing for your Soul
Singing for Your Soul | Monday 7 October | 9.30am – 5pm | Windsong Pavilion
With Corinne Gibbons and and Simon Lewis (piano)
Come and explore the healing and nourishment that singing offers for your soul. This one day singing immersion will tune you into how to connect more joyfully to your singing voice. We will sing familiar songs with nourishing lyrics. We will explore harmony in singing and some of the technical aspects of creating ease with your voice.
If you’ve always wanted to sing, this is a chance to let your voice fly with freedom. No prior experience necessary – singing is as natural as smiling.
Tickets $60 (BYO lunch) or $75 with lunch.More Info
Australian singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Corinne Gibbons has been singing all of her life. Her work is infused with a joyful energy borne from the ancient art of storytelling in song.
She has recorded an album, ‘Melt’, and has written three musicals that have been performed to over 100,000 people to date. Having worked across four continents and over 15 countries, engaging multicultural teams to come together and write songs and perform, Corinne is deeply committed to uniting more people of all walks of life in collaborative efforts through the creation of music.
In her work with Phil Collin’s Charity “Little Dreams Foundation”, Corinne conducted the Global Social Responsibility team to record and perform a song written to support Phil’s charity for children. The song was then performed by a 200-piece choir from over 20 different countries and included children from the charity at a performance in the main square of Montreux.
As an expansion of her vocal coaching Corinne developed Singing Immersions for participants to discover and deepen the freedom and joy of vocal expression.
Simon Lewis is the creative force behind Amanaska and Pravana and has released 9 albums between the projects since 2003. His music as been featured on numerous compilations around the globe and many soundtracks. For the last 30 years Simon has worked in the live music scene in Australia and internationally, with numerous bands, funky outfits, singers, cover bands, and the odd famous person.
Zephyrs Jazz | Sunday 20 October | 2pm | Windsong Pavilion
Sandy Evans & Andrea Keller: ‘Women do jazz’
in partnership with Four Winds
Sandy Evans (saxophones) and Andrea Keller (piano) are two extraordinary musicians who are among Australia’s finest jazz composers, performers and band-leaders. They have each secured international recognition, won most of Australia’s major jazz awards, formed several ground-breaking bands, released acclaimed albums, drawn deeply on other musical traditions and played with many other Australian and international greats.
They will perform a set each with their own ensembles and a third as a duo.
Youth Music Festival
2019 Spring Festival | Friday 1 – Sunday 3 November | Sound Shell
Featuring commissioned work by Brenda Gifford.
Three days of performances celebrating everything to do with young people’s music making. Come and be inspired by public concerts featuring massed choirs and Sydney Youth Orchestra as well as a wealth of talent from the Far South Coast. Public Concert days Friday 1 November and Sunday 3 November.
Info and booking details available soon.
Four Limbs Retreat
Four Limbs Retreat – Nourish Your Senses | Friday 15 – Sunday 17 November | Windsong Pavilion
Exploring. Connecting. Expanding.
With Julieta Mateo & Nikki Valentini
Four Limbs Retreat aims to take you on a journey deep inside yourself.
We combine Yoga, Nutrition and Meditation with live music.
Enjoy inspirational cooking classes and mindfulness, set in the beauty and solitude of nature.
This weekend retreat offers the possibility to reconnect with yourself and your deep instincts.
Relax, restore, and rejuvenate!
Rediscover the joy of looking from the inside, learning about the benefits of fermenting food, and find the inspiration to your own health journey.
Tickets: $495 (limited places available).More Info
Through Feldenkrais you’ll release old patterns of movement awakening your natural rhythm, connecting with your instinct and moving freely again.
Vegetarian meals are provided throughout the weekend using local, seasonal and organic produce.
The menu will cater for dietary needs and is nutritionally balanced to support and nourish you during the weekend. The retreat begins with a dinner on Friday celebrating the bounty of the local region and a Yoga Nidra session.
- 2 Yoga sessions (Vinyasa Flow and Hatha Yoga)
- 2 Yoga sessions with Awareness Through Movement (ATM Feldenkrais)
- 1 Yoga Nidra (deep relaxation)
- 3 delicious, local and organic vegetarian meals on Saturday and Sunday
- Welcome Dinner on Friday
- 1 Mindfulness Meditation
- 1 Meditation session with live music
- 1 Fermentation workshop
- 1 Wholefood Masterclass
- Nutrition Life-skills
- Live music with dinner on the Saturday
Transport and accommodation not included.
Julieta has trained in classical Yoga, Kundalini Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga, and Hatha Yoga.
In 2108 she became a Feldenkrais ATM certified teacher.
Julieta is now based in Australia, teaching Yoga, ATM Feldenkrais and Improv Theatre and leading workshops that combine these three techniques. Julieta’s passion is to promote and expand these new perspectives of movement to help people transform their lives.
Previous releases including Eliza’s debut album ‘The Bones Of Us’ has been strongly supported by the likes of Australian radio stations triple j, triple j Unearthed, FBi, PBS and 3RRR. Eliza has also had syncs through North American TV shows ‘Awkward’, ‘Teen Wolf’ and Canada’s ‘Saving Hope.’
Eliza has a strong live following, selling out headline shows, and along the way sharing stages with Owl Eyes, SAFIA, Katie Noonan, Husky and Mia Dyson.
Kimberley Echoes | Sunday 24 November | Windsong Pavilion
‘Kimberley Echoes’ 2019 Tour in partnership with Tura New Music.
Kimberley Echoes features outstanding Aboriginal artists Stephen Pigram (vocals/guitars) and Mark Atkins (didgeridoo/vocals) with an ensemble of some of Australia’s finest instrumentalists – Stephen Magnusson (guitar), Erkki Veltheim (violin), Joe Talia (percussion), Tristen Parr (cello) and Tos Mahoney (flute) – melding a vibrant and inviting sound world. Created in, and inspired by, the landscape and communities of the Kimberley, this stunning performance takes audiences on a powerful and memorable journey.
Booking details available soon.
Carols in the Pavilion
Carols in the Pavilion | Sunday 15 December | Windsong Pavilion
A much-loved event in the run-up to Christmas.
Come and hear the Luminescence Chamber Singers present a program of traditional carols from different backgrounds and cultures, and across the centuries. Warm, atmospheric and stunningly beautiful, the voices of The Chamber Singers will offer a true moment of calm before the Festive Season. As always, the concert concludes with mass carols under the starry skies of Barragga Bay, and mulled wine and mince pies.More Info
The Luminescence Chamber Singers is a virtuosic vocal consort based in Canberra, Australia. Since the ensemble’s earliest iteration in 2013, Luminescence has earned a reputation for presenting exciting and excellent singing. The Chamber Singers perform a wide range of repertoire from the Renaissance to the 21st century, and frequently premiere new music by Australian composers, including emerging composers from within their own ranks.
In recent years, Luminescence has appeared at the Canberra International Music Festival, the Performing the Jewish Archives Festival, and has collaborated with a diverse range of Australian artists, including Amelia Farrugia, piano-percussion duo Tess Said So, Louise Page, Ensemble Offspring, The Song Company and the Consort of Melbourne. They’ve toured to Melbourne, Sydney, Newcastle, Port-Macquarie and Wollongong, and have worked closely with some of Australia’s leading composers and conductors, including Roland Peelman, Elliott Gyger, Kim Cunio, Carl Crossin, Alice Chance, and Gordon Hamilton.
Luminescence performs regularly at national institutions such as the National Museum of Australia, the National Portrait Gallery, and the High Court of Australia. Highlights of the 2019 season have included performances at the Canberra International Music Festival alongside Bach Akademie Australia, collaborations with the capital’s newest chamber orchestra Canberra Sinfonia, a sold-out concert series at Drill Hall Gallery. In 2020, Luminescence joins with singer and performer Andrie Laptev to present Rachmaninov’s Vespers.
Luminescence is also the umbrella organisation for Luminescence Children’s Choir and Little Lumi, programs for singers aged 7 – 17 years, dedicated to excellence in performance and musicianship.
Booking details available soon.
2020 Easter Festival | Thursday 9 April – Sunday 12 April | Sound Shell
Join us at Easter 2020 for another great Festival of music in the exceptional surroundings of Four Winds and Bermagui.
Info and booking details available soon.