Our first rehearsal season is starting this week, where our focus will be on sectionals and  getting to know our sound in instrumental groups. In the interest of trying something new,...

Last night, instead of the sweet tones of Squawkestra rehearsing, the sound of pages shuffling and mutterings of “L, M, N, O ….. P” could be heard from Northcote Senior Citizens...

Our final event for the year, the Christmas Soiree and Party, is coming up soon on Thursday 12 December 2019. To confirm your attendance, and to enjoy the delicious catering from...

Our AGM will be held in the break next rehearsal on the 14 November. Presented will be last year’s AGM minutes, the Treasurer’s, President’s and Musical Director’s report.  If there is...

Our Halloween soiree showcased the work of eight ensembles, several of which selected music on the “spooky” theme from the religious to the secular. It was also great to welcome several...

Get ready for a spooky Halloween Soiree! We’re making the most of our regular rehearsal falling on Halloween, by having a soiree where members and squawky friends are invited to perform...

This past Saturday saw our Composing Conversations workshop come to a glorious end as we performed our two new works alongside a number of highly acclaimed community orchestras at the inaugural VCO...

Community music is a space that exists for people like us. It is a welcoming place where everyone can turn up and join in, learn something new and enjoy the results....

Nicholas Goulding has composed for Squawkestra “Overflow”, an original work which we are proud to be premiering at the VCO Project Gala Concert. Nicholas is a composer from Melbourne, Australia. Genres...

Mark Viggiani has composed for Squawkestra “Of Tulips and Dragons”, an arrangement of five pieces taken from Béla Bartók’s piano music, which we are proud to be premiering at the VCO...