Symphony & Cocktails Bushfire Benefit
February 22, 2020 Alumni
TIGS is delighted to be supporting the upcoming Bushfire Benefit – Symphony & Cocktails concert ‘Rachmaninov in Red Square’. The event is being held at the Wollongong Town Hall on 29 February and 1 March and is raising money for families impacted by the recent bushfires.
Former TIGS student, Jennifer Condon, is organising the event with assistance from former Head of the Arts, Renae Pinazza. Jennifer currently works internationally as a freelance symphony and opera conductor and will lead the 70-piece symphony orchestra. Many of those involved are connected to TIGS as current or former staff, tutors or Alumni.
Jennifer Condon – Conductor
Renae Pinazza – Violin
Adrian Whitehall – Principal Double Bass
Claire Hollander – Principal Trumpet
Rita Woolhouse – Principal Cello
Mia Whitehall – Viola
Miffy Ryan – Viola
Mariah Edwards – Viola
Liana Bonaccorso – Violin
Des Canning – Tuba
Suzanne Cowan – Principal Flute
Emma Black – Violin
Alexandra Donaldson – Principal Clarinet
The event will also feature well known Australian concert pianist and composer, Ambre Hammond. While in Wollongong for rehearsals, Ambre will also be performing at the School during our upcoming TIGS Parents Evening.
Tickets can be purchased at https://merrigong.com.au/shows/bushfire-benefit-symphony-cocktails/