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Remember when we used to be able to leave our homes to go to a concert, or better still a festival? We all long for these times but know that we need to stay the path of lockdown in order to get back to our idyll of sharing together in the creative environment that Four Winds offers.
Succumbing to the restrictions across the state and country we have had to cancel our final Windsong Series event for 2021, but on an uplifting note we are overjoyed to announce a win for the Four Winds Djinama Yilaga choir for their film compilation Bagan, Barra Barra, Mirriwarr. And what better time for our next Dhurga language lesson...
Considering the current Covid-19 border restrictions in place between NSW and QLD and ongoing restrictions across Australia we have again had to make the difficult decision to cancel our upcoming performance of “Wonder as I Wander” with Ensemble Q.
In the news at Four Winds: Our year ahead, Bushfire Local Economy Recovery Funding, another Yuin language lesson and the Far South Film Festival.
Considering the current extended Covid-19 lockdown in place in Sydney and in close consultation with the artists involved, we have again had to make the difficult decision to cancel our upcoming performance of “Suite Magica” with Andrew Blanch and Emily Granger.
We have had to make the difficult decision to cancel our upcoming performance of “The Art of the Quartet” with musicians from the Melbourne Chamber Orchestra
We are looking for a very special person to join our team as Volunteer Coordinator – someone who loves developing relationships with people and has a great eye for detail.
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.