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We are delighted to announce the appointment of an innovative new Leadership Team for Four Winds.
If you were here over Easter you will know that the weather was spectacular, the ocean inviting, and Bermagui and surrounds thronged with festival artists and audience. The festival itself was a three day explosion of culture.
The songwriters and musicians of the South Coast write songs of place, of family, friends and farms. Of community, of tragedy, of history. They take these songs to the world, on stages near and far off-shore, but always return to their home, here on Yuin Country.
In November 2020 with no live audiences allowed, Four Winds created a festival for its devoted digital audience, in perpetuity…
As part of Four Winds’ residency program, Marianne Edwards, first violin with Enigma Quartet, along with Kerry Martin (violin), Rowena MacNeish (cello) and guest viola Tahlia Petrosian, spent a week with us here at Four Winds in November 2020.
After more than five years at the helm of Four Winds, David Francis, Executive Director, is leaving the organisation to take up the role of Chief Executive of Wollongong Conservatorium of Music.
Greetings from Four Winds where we are deep in pre-festival planning and plotting.
We are all busy scheduling, confirming, promoting our festival for this year, cleaning, sanding, painting and cutting the grass, with great anticipation and excitement.
Here is the moment you’ve all been waiting for, the moment we’ve been so excited to reach…
We are pleased to announce our program for the 2021 Four Winds Festival.
Due to Covid-19 and with so many people escaping the city, the Far South Coast is proving to be a rather popular destination. Accommodation is at a premium so we suggest you book for the Festival now!
The Windsong Pavilion is considered a home for Australian Music. The building, but also the site on which it rests is spectacular, and the acoustics are exceptional, it is a truly creative space.
Four Winds and the Cultural Connections Initiative of the National Museum of Australia.
Four Winds ‘Spring’ Youth Music Festival is happening this weekend.
Four Winds is delighted to announce the appointment of internationally celebrated and renowned Artistic and Festival Director Lindy Hume to the role of Creative Director of the Four Winds Festival for the next two years.
On Saturday October 10, after what seemed like an endless time, Four Winds at last threw open the doors of the Windsong Pavilion for our first live music event of 2020. In a fitting celebration we welcomed pianist Sonya Lifschitz performing Stalin’s Piano, a multimedia work by composer Robert Davidson.
Four Winds is undertaking a redesign of its artistic leadership model in order to better serve the changing needs of artists and audiences following the impact of COVID 19.
A very special event has taken place in Bermagui Primary School. The gift of a new song Ganbi has been made from Four Winds Koori Choir ‘Djinama Yilaga’ to the Indigenous children at the school.
The whole Four Winds team is taking this opportunity to celebrate, thank and send a virtual round of applause to all those who have donated funds to Four Winds.
‘Tiny Movements’ is the latest song to be commissioned by Four Winds. We were keen to commission a song that singers of all levels and backgrounds, up and down the Far South Coast, will love to sing.