It gave me confidence and has boosted me greatly ... THIS CAMP ROCKS!!! See you next year!!
Pringle and Dan Brinsmead doing good things
Date: 18 Aug 2013 @ 17:18Huge congratulations to Alex Pringle and Daniel Brinsmead. Last night Alex's Fort Street High School Choir came second in the finals of the Australasian Choral Grand Prix. One of the pieces that they sang in the finals was Daniel Brinsmead's Captive which was first sung at Border Music Camp in 2012.
Campers in Australian Youth Orchestra
Date: 05 Aug 2013 @ 18:05The Australian Youth Orchestra plays in Melbourne tonight before jetting off to Europe for a seven-city tour - including a performance at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam! There are several Campers and ex-Campers in the AYO - Emma Rayner (cello), Tori Bihun (violin), Rob Allan (percussion tutor), Lauren Whitehead (horn).
2014 dates announced
Date: 25 Jul 2013 @ 18:25The dates for the 40th Border Music Camp have just been announced! Put this in your diaries:
Date: 14 Jun 2013 @ 18:14is trying very hard to surpass his sterling effort from last year. We can report that we have spoken with Daniel, and the new piece he is writing for the massed choir promises to be a total corker. Here is an important question: when is my housemate, Tim, coming home?
Thanks to the Ruth Whyte Bequest Committee
Date: 14 Jun 2013 @ 18:14This year we have the pleasure of letting Campers loose on a new 32-inch concert bass drum and a new glockenspiel. We've purchased these through the generosity of the Ruth Whyte Bequest. These beautiful, high-calibre instruments make a fine addition to our complement of 'things that are struck musically'.
Closing date extended
Date: 05 Jun 2013 @ 18:05The closing date for applications has been extended to 21 June. Get those applications in, people! You can download the application form at www.bordermusiccamp.org.au/nuts-and-bolts/application-form-and-fees.
Emma Rayner doing good things
Date: 15 Mar 2013 @ 14:15Congratulations to Emma Rayner, who's the latest Border Music Camper to join the Australian Youth Orchestra! You can read an interview with Emma at http://www.ayo.com.au/content/musician-profile-emma-rayner/gjgbl7
Application form is available!
Date: 01 Mar 2013 @ 08:01The moment for which you've all been waiting ... the application form is now available! Check out
Huge news for Daniel Brinsmead!
Date: 17 Aug 2012 @ 17:17Daniel Brinsmead's piece A Soft Day, which was first performed by the elective choir in this year's Friday night concert, is going to be published! It'll be printed by a US publisher called Santa Barbara Music Publishing. This is seriously big news for Daniel.
Camp over for another year. Campers very sad.
Date: 11 Jul 2012 @ 12:11Yes, it's true - Camp is over, and the Campers are sad. What a great week - and what an amazing concert it was on Saturday night! All the groups were AWESOME.