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2024 Events

April 22-25: Chamber Orchestra Project

Peter Clark dir. | Rehearsals @ WSU | Concert @ St. Patrick's Cathedral, Parramatta

  • WestPhil students and supporters are in for a treat as the brilliant Peter Clark directs WestPhil's string orchestra alongside a team of mentors.

  • Information sheet for prospective participants

April 22-24: Woodwind & Brass Project

Fabian Russell cond. | The King's School, Parramatta North

  • 20th-Century and contemporary Australian masterworks of wind & brass repertoire conducted by the renowned Fabian Russell.

  • Information sheet for prospective participants

May 17: River City Voices Collaboration

Collaboration with River City Voices | Dr. Sarah Penicka-Smith cond. | St Patrick's Cathedral, Parramatta​

June 2 & 7-9: Symphonic Project "WestPhil in the City"

Alexander Gavrylyuk soloist & Fabian Russell cond. | Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music

  • World-famous pianist Alexander Gavrylyuk joins forces with WestPhil

  • Grieg - Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16 | Dvořák - Symphony No. 9 in E minor, "From the New World", Op. 95 | Harry Sdraulig - Torrent

  • Information sheet for prospective participants

July 13: Chamber Music Workshop

Chroma Quartet | Parramatta

  • Join the incredible Chroma Quartet as they perform and mentor the next generation of WestPhil chamber musicians.

November 5: Chamber Music Workshop

Australian String Quartet | Parramatta

  • The one-and-only Australian String Quartet not only perform but also mentor the next generation of WestPhil chamber musicians.

Our short-course programs involve intensive days of learning and practice, with tutelage from experienced professional musicians, culminating in public concerts. All our programs are either entirely free to participants or heavily subsidised thanks to the support of Friends of West Phil and other supporters. 

Previous mentors include:

  • Violin - Kristian Winther, Anna da Silva Chen, Emma Jezek

  • Viola – Andrew Jezek, Dana Lee

  • Cello – Jack Ward, Miles Mullin-Chivers

  • Bass – Ben Ward, Douglass Rutherford

  • Flute – Elisse Kleiner 

  • Bassoon -  Laura Brown 

  • Oboe - Jonathan Ryan 

  • Clarinet - Olivia Hans-Rosenbaum

  • Horn – Robert Johnson, Rachel Silver 

  • Trumpet - David Johnson

  • Percussion - Kevin Man

Upcoming Events

  • Western Sydney Philharmonic in the City
    Western Sydney Philharmonic in the City
    Sun, 09 June
    Verbrugghen Hall
    09 June 2024, 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
    Verbrugghen Hall, 1 Conservatorium Rd, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
    09 June 2024, 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
    Verbrugghen Hall, 1 Conservatorium Rd, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
    The best of the West! Join the inaugural city performance of WestPhil with piano superstar Alexander Gavrylyuk and cond. Fabian Russell. Works by Dvořák, Grieg, and Sdraulig.
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