Maroondah Symphony Orchestra

...fine music in the east of Melbourne

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Past Performances

16 August, 2.30pm Luther College Chapel

53-57 Plymouth Road, Croydon, Melway 36 H12

Strauss - Fledermaus Overture
Schumann - Symphony No. 4 in D Minor Op. 120
Brahms - Violin Concerto Op. 77, with soloist Jennen Ngiau-Keng

Jennen Ngiau-Keng studied at Camberwell Grammar School from 1994 to
2001 on a full academic and music scholarship, and at the Australian
National Academy of Music from 2002 to 2005, also on a full
scholarship for the Advanced Performance Program. In 2008, he
completed a Master of Music Studies degree at the University of
Tasmania, under the guidance of Jun Yi Ma.

Jennen has won over a hundred awards and prizes in competitions,
including the 16th Gisborne International Music Competition (New
Zealand) in 2004, and the 8th Kendall National Violin Competition in

He has toured Australia, Europe and Asia as a soloist, and has
performed concertos with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Tasmanian
Symphony Orchestra, Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, Russian
Philharmonic Orchestra, Victorian Concert Orchestra, Ballarat Symphony
Orchestra, Maroondah Symphony Orchestra, Preston Symphony Orchestra,
Manningham Symphony Orchestra, Australian National Academy of Music
Orchestra, Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Orchestra, Melbourne String
Ensemble, Melbourne Chamber Ensemble, Melbourne Suburban Orchestra,
Monash Sinfonia Orchestra, Melbourne Youth Orchestra, Melbourne
University Intercollegiate Orchestra, Melbourne Sinfonietta Orchestra
and Camberwell Grammar School Orchestra.

He has acted as Guest Concertmaster of the West Australian Symphony
Orchestra (WASO), has toured the U.S and Australia extensively with
the Australian Chamber Orchestra, and is also a casual member of the
Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra
Victoria and Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.

Jennen has been interviewed and broadcast on Australian television
channels 2, 7, 9, 10 and 31 and radio stations 3MBS FM, ABC Classic
FM, ABC National Radio, SBS FM and New Zealand Radio. He has held a
masterclass at Melbourne University on violin technique, and is a
demonstrating violinist on the 'Australian Music Examination Board
(AMEB) Technical Syllabus and Key Techniques' CD-Rom series.

Tickets at the door - $20/$15.
School students and younger are free.
Enquiries 9808 4184 or 9725 2597

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29 November, 2.30pm, Luther College Chapel

Luther College Chapel
53-57 Plymouth Road, Croydon, Melway 36 H12

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV - Overture to â?,??"May Nightâ?,?
BEETHOVEN - Symphony No. 5
MOZART - Concerto for two pianos & orchestra, No. 10 in E Flat Major
RZEWSKI Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues for two pianos
Soloists: Sonya Lifschitz and Joe Chindamo

Tickets at the door - $20/$15.
School students and younger are free.
Enquiries 9808 4184 or 9725 2597
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15 March, 2.30 pm, Luther College Chapel

World premiere of David Keeffe's Horn Concerto, with soloist Andrew Young
Mozart - Overture to the Magic Flute
Schubert - Symphony in B minor (Unfinished)
Khachaturian - Waltz from the Incidental Music to Lermontov's Play "Masquerade"
Herold - Flute Dance from "La Fille mal Gardee"

Andrew Young is in his fourth year of a bachelor of music degree at Melbourne University studying with Geoff Collinson. Since commencing his studies at Melbourne University he has been awarded numerous prizes including the Lady Turner Exhibition Prize, Frank Barzyk Brass Award as well as winning both the facultyâ?,??"?s Mozart competition and the Concerto competition. Andrew has played with many ensembles including Melbourne Chamber Orchestra, Melbourne Youth Orchestra, the Australian Youth Orchestra and currently the Victorian Opera with their production of Don Giovanni. Outside of music Andrew enjoys his mumâ?,??"?s cooking, playing table tennis and supporting the mighty Melbourne Demons.
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17 May, 2.30pm, Philip Island Cultural Centre, Thompsons Avenue, Cowes

We will be combining with the Maroondah Singers, performing

Puccini - Messa Di Gloria, with Nicholas Dinopoulos, bass and Daniel Todd, tenor, Hannah Dahlenburg, Soprano
Verdi - Overture to "The Force of Destiny"
Bizet - Carmen Suite No. 2, Habanera
Mozart - Ave Verum Corpus
and other works
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Concert 9 March - Luther College Chapel

Richard Wagner - Rienzi Overture
G P Handel - Royal Fireworks Music
Camille Saint-Saens - Algerienne Suite
P Tchaikowsky - Violin Concerto, soloist Ji Won Kim

16 March - Philip Island Cultural Centre, Thompsons Avenue, (cnr of Church St) Cowes
Repeat of 9 March concert with soloist Katherine Lukey
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4 October, 2.30pm, Cherry Tree Retirement Village

Brahms - Violin Concerto Op 77, with soloist Jennen Ngiau-Keng
Lehar - Gold and Silver Waltz
Massenet - Meditation from Th?NLG¤is
Tchaikovsky -Capriccio Italien
Elgar - Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 "Land of Hope and Glory"

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