News and Events

Coming Up

FoWCM's first AGM!

The Friends of WollCon Community Music are having their Annual General Meeting at 6pm, October 20th in Studio Five of the Manor House (Glennifer Brae). All members of the WollCon community music programme and ensembles are welcome to attend. If you have ideas on how FoWCM can further and better support community music; or if you'd like to be involved in our activities we'd love to receive your input!

WollCon's 50th Year in Celebration!

The Friends are very pleased to be supporting the Wollongong Conservatorium of Music (WollCon), in this, its 50th year of operation. We aim to have a presence at each of the events involving WollCon's community music ensembles, a full list of which can be found here.

Recent Events

Welcome to Honk!Oz 2022 Fundraiser

Celebrating Jazz at WollCon : Wollongong Town Hall, April 9 : 8 - 10pm

Some of the country’s greatest jazz musicians will come together for a one night only concert in Wollongong Town Hall as part of WollCon’s 50th Birthday Celebrations.

An all-star-all-generation Jazz Orchestra will showcase the amazing talents of musicians who have been part of the Wollongong Conservatorium Jazz program over the past two decades, and who have built an enviable reputation in the jazz scene. This band can only be described as the Ferrari of jazz orchestras.

Tickets: $15 - $30

Celebrating Our Community Musicians : Wollongong City Gallery, April 2 : 7 - 10pm

The Con Community Orchestra and Five Islands String Orchestra (FISO) will perform at the Wollongong City Art Gallery. The Friends will be on hand to accept your generous donation, with the proceeds to help support WollCon community music-making throughout the 50th Anniversary year.