Open Day

Open Day

Join us at the ANU School of Music for a jam-packed day of live music performances, open rehearsals, tours of the building, "speed-dating" with our academics and great coffee at Biginelli Espresso Cafe.

Start End Activity Venue
9:00 12:00 Open orchestral rehearsal Llewellyn Hall
9:00 12:00 School of Music course information Sports Union
10:00 10:30 Tour of the School of Music Entrance Foyer
10:00 10:30 Canberra Brass Ensemble Piazza
10:00 11:00 Open Rock Band rehearsal Big Band Room
10:30 11:00 Drum Circle - World Music demonstration Level 4 Balcony
11:00 12:00 Jazz in the Piazza Piazza
11:30 1:30 Classical Guitar Masterclass - Nigel North Larry Sitsky Recital Room
11:30 12:00 School of Music Lecture Presentation Manning Clark Centre
12:00 12:30 DRUMatix - performance 1.28 Peter Karmel
12:00 12:30 Canberra Brass Ensemble Piazza
12:00 1:00 Swoon sessions - chamber music Biginelli's Cafe
12:00 3:00 School of Music course information Sports Union
12:30 1:30 Academic "Speed Dating" Biginelli's Cafe
12:30 1:30 Jazz in the Piazza Piazza
1:00 2:00 Indigenous Music Workshop Rehearsal Room 1
1:00 2:00 Swoon sessions - chamber music Biginelli's Cafe
2:00 2:30 Tour of the School of Music Entrance Foyer
2:00 3:00 Recording Session with Jazz Ensemble Recording Studio - Level 5
2:00 3:30 Open Chamber Orchestra rehearsal Big Band Room - Peter Karmel
2:00 3:00 Open Chamber Choir rehearsal with special guest conductor Tobias Cole Llewellyn Hall stage
2:00 3:00 Open Jazz Vocal Ensemble rehearsal Larry Sitsky Recital Room

This program is subject to change


  • Biginelli's Espresso cafe - Level 5 open from 9am
  • Program and course information - Sports Union, Union Court from 9am
  • Friends of the School of Music - Ground floor entrance foyer from 10am
  • Academic Speed Dating - Biginelli's Espresso cafe: meet with School of Music academic staff for a coffe and some quality one-on-one time!
  • Drum Circle with Assoc Professor Gary France - BANG A DRUM!
  • Classical Guitar Masterclass with world renowned English lutenist Nigel North. This very special Open Day event will be hosted by Tim Kain and is supported by the Friends of the School of Music
  • Associated Community Ensemble performances throughout the day - ANU Chinese Music Ensemble, Canberra Brass Ensemble, Canberra Handbell Ensemble

Updated:  2 September 2013/Responsible Officer:  Head of School/Page Contact:  CASS Marketing & Communications