Wollongong Conservatorium of Music Jazz Orchestra
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Nick Garbett will be the feature artist with The Wollongong Conservatorium of Music – Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Eric Dunan. The orchestra will premier newly commissioned from The Vampires as well as a variety of big band and contemporary music.
Feature artist Nick Garbett is originally from Wollongong and a former student of the Conservatorium. In recent years, Garbett has been a finalist in the Freedman Fellowship (2017) and National Jazz Awards (2010). He also co-leads the Vampires and is a member of The Strides. As session player, Nick has preformed with Lisa Mitchell, The Beautiful Girls as well as the studio band for Australian Idol.
The award-winning Wollongong Conservatorium of Music – Jazz Orchestra is the flagship ensemble of the highly regarded jazz program at the Conservatorium. The band has toured internationally and performed with notable jazz Australian artists including Sandy Evans, James Morrison, and James Greening.
HOMEGROWN: A diverse showcase of five vibrant Wollongong Arts companies creating exciting things for our community. Supported by Merrigong Theatre Company.
Presented by Strut & Fret Production House in association with Merrigong Theatre Co