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'Ringing the Strings'
Christmas Concert and CD Launch

  Saturday 3rd December 2016 at 8.00 pm
at Stonnington Community Uniting Church
59 Burke Road (Cnr. Coppin St) Melway 59 E/12
East Malvern

A programme of music from 19th, 20th and 21st centuries was presented which included items from the
5th CD  launched on this occasion by Special Guest Speaker Mr. Paul Rizzo

2016 CD Launch
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2016 Launch 17

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TOP: Playing of the 'Toy Symphony'

2016 Launch 33


Autumn Concert
St. Johns Southgate

Sunday 15th May 2016

David Laity: clarinet
Juliette Maxwell: piano accordion

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2016_05 Juliette

2016_05_ 15 St Johns


Our short concert for a 'packed house' of residents in the
Weary Dunlop Retirement Village
Wheelers Hill

Sunday 24th April, 2016


Sunday 29th November at St Phillip's Anglican Church
102 Thompson Avenue, Cowes, Phillip Island
(Cnr. Thompson Avenue and Church Street)

Soloist: Juliette Maxwell - piano accordion
performing 'Kangarella' by Michelle Nelson
and 'Poruschka Fantasie' by Lee/Hawkins

Other works in this concert by Althoff, Elgar, Bitelli and Faure


The photos below were taken on Sunday 6th September 2015 at
St Johns Southgate, Melbourne

Soloists were: Faye Goldsmith - Cello
and Juliette Maxwell - Piano Accordion

Faye performed the 'Concerto in E minor' by Vivaldi  and
Andante Cantabile by Tchaikovsky. Basil Hawkins arranged these pieces for the mandolin group.

Juliette performed 'Valse Ballet' by Satie arranged by Michelle Nelson,
'Ohne Bedenken' by Vossen (arranged by Basil)
and 'Kangarella' written by Michelle Nelson


Sunday 26th July at 2.30 pm.
at the Rosina Auditorium, Abbotsford Convent,
 1  St. Heliers Street, Abbotsford
(Melway ref: Map 44 G5)

Featured soloists:
Petra Webb - Flute
Juliette Maxwell - Piano accordion

Conductor: Basil Hawkins/Leader Noeline Sherwin

The afternoon concert included works by Willi Althoff, John Goodin, Edward Elgar and Michelle Nelson.


Sunday 14th June at 2.30 pm
at Stonnington Community Uniting Church,
(formerly Ewing Memorial)
Cnr. Burke Road and Coppin Street,
East Malvern

Featured soloists: Petra Webb: Flute
Juliette Maxwell: Piano Accordion

This concert  presented a programme including works by Giacomo Sartori, Konrad Wolki, Edward Elgar
 and Michelle Nelson

Launch of Mandolins Victoria in a Gala Concert

28th March, 2015

featuring the combined orchestras of Concordia Mandolin and Guitar Esemble, Mandolins D'Amour
and Melbourne Mandolin Orchestra
Conductors Basil Hawkins and Werner Ruecker and Paul Nash as M.C.
with soloists
Slava Grigoryan (guitar), Leonard Grigoryan (guitar) and Stephen Lalor, mandolin

Mandolins Victoria 2015

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