It gave me confidence and has boosted me greatly ... THIS CAMP ROCKS!!! See you next year!!
Date: 21 Jun 2017 @ 04:21We are terribly saddened by the awful news that Ursula Genaehr has died. She was a fixture in the oboe section of Davis for - well, nobody can remember quite how long - and she sent many, many of her students to Border.Her students were all meticulously prepared because Ursula...
Alex Pringle conducts 550,000 people
Date: 06 Nov 2015 @ 19:06Alex Pringle conducts 250+ people in the massed choir at Border, but his latest project is on a bit bigger scale. He was the arranger for the 'Music Count Us In' project. John Foreman and Marcia Hines wrote a song, which Alex then arranged for voice and piano, two-part choir,...
Daniel Brinsmead wins big award
Date: 01 Sep 2015 @ 18:01Daniel Brinsmead, our beloved composer-in-residence from 2012-2014, has won a big award - the inaugural Isabel Menton Composition Award for unpublished and previously unperformed choral works. His piece is a setting of text by the author of Anne of Green Gables.
Two ex-Border Campers in the SSO Fellowship
Date: 03 Mar 2015 @ 18:03Huge, huge congratulations to Tori Bihun and Gabe Fischer - both ex-students (and Tori was a tutor for quite a few years, too), who've been accepted into the prestigious Sydney Symphony Orchestra Fellowship program. This is a seriously big achievement. Go Tori and Gabe!!
Award for Border Music Camp
Date: 03 Oct 2014 @ 18:03Border Music Camp has been awarded 'Volunteer Team of the Year' at the 2014 Murray Volunteer of the Year ceremony. We are very proud of this tremendous recognition of 40 years of service to the Albury/Wodonga community. See the link below for more details: http://www.bordermail.com.au/story/2601460/janice-answers-when-duty-calls/
Camp over. Campers very sad.
Date: 08 Jul 2014 @ 19:08Everybody is very sad becase Camp is over and it's a whole year till the next one. But the concert on Saturday was SENSATIONAL. Rob Cossom's piece for three orchestras, Not For Delivery, was bigger, badder and more outrageous than last time we played it, and a fabulous conclusion to...
News Flash! Camp is still AMAZING!
Date: 01 Jul 2014 @ 08:01Here we are on Tuesday morning and it's official - Border is as incredible as ever! We sang through Daniel's beautiful new piece in massed choir yesterday and he's done it again with some Brinsmeadian beauteousness.
Our tuba tutor in the international news
Date: 23 Jun 2014 @ 20:23The totally fabulous Sue Bradley, who is returning to Border Music Camp for the first time since 2001, has been profiled on Norman Lebrecht's widely-read blog 'Slipped Disc'. See here: http://slippedisc.com/2014/06/how-i-lost-a-lung-and-gained-an-orchestra/
Border mentioned in Parliament
Date: 13 Jun 2014 @ 16:13The Member for Albury, Greg Aplin MP, has given a glowing tribute to Border Music Camp in the NSW Parliament. Thanks, Greg - we're very chuffed! Read his speech here: https://www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/prod/parlment/hansart.nsf/V3Key/LA20140527016?open&refNavID=undefined
Australia Day Award Nomination
Date: 03 Feb 2014 @ 12:03This Australia Day, Border Music Camp was nominated for Community Group of the Year in the AlburyCity awards. Thank you to all our supporters who put forward this nomination in the Camp's 40th year! Although Camp missed out on the gong we are all proud that one of our campers,...