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Events 2023:
January 8-13

Australasian Recorder Festival


Opening Concert - 8th January

re-grounded performance - 12th January

March 25 & 26


St John Passion

Saturday 25th 3pm - Australian Poetry Hall of Fame, Guyra

Sunday 26th 3pm - Hoskins Centre, The Armidale School

April 27 - 30

New England Bach Festival

La Folia - Virtuosic Dance music

Alana Blackburn - Recorder

Joanne Arnott - Recorder

Anthony Abouhamad - Harpsichord

Friday 27th April 7.30pm Armidale Uniting Church



Heroic Marches and Recorders

Alana Blackburn
Benjamin Thorn

Joanne Arnott

Sunday 30th April 12.30pm Armidale Uniting Church


June 23

Handel's Alexander Feast

UNSW Collegium Musicum Choir


UNSW Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington

June 30- July 2nd

Making music together - performance and recording

The Music and/as process study group celebrates its 10th annual conference with a performance of new collaborative, experimental and improvisational works which will be recorded and released on Birmingham Record Company label NMC Recordings.

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire (Birmingham City University)

Birmingham, United Kingdom

July 7-9

Open Recorder Days Amsterdam

A weekend full of performances, a makers' market and international recorder competition.

Conservatorium van Amsterdam

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

July 21-22

Regional Futures Exhibition Opening and Symposium

The sate-wide initiative "Regional Futures" will present artists' works at the Casula Powerhouse in the exhibition "Artists in Volatile Landscapes"

"Sweet Alcaic Meters" - Alana Blackburn (sound) & Mike Terry (visuals)

Casula Powerhouse

Exhibition opening: Friday 21st July

Symposium: 9.30am-4pm Saturday 22nd July

For more information and to register and purchase tickets to the symposium here

October 10 & 11

Australasian Computer Music Conference


Premiere of 'String Theory' by Dr Mark Oliviero

Riverside Theatre Tuesday 10th @ 2pm

Parramatta Lanes Festival, Eat Street car park  Wednesday 11th @ 5.45pm


October 15

La Folia - Virtuosic Dance music

Alana Blackburn & Joanne Arnott - recorders

Anthony Abouhamad - harpsichord


Robert Knox Hall

45 Mann st, Gosford


Tickets and info:

October 21

Music and pestilence: 14th century and 21st century during pandemics

Online presentation for the Early Music Society of Queensland


11am (NSW)/10am (QLD)

For more information and to register: TBC

November 11

Baroque Curios, Gems & Genius

Alana Blackburn - recorders

Steve Thorneycroft - guitars

Sofia Debus - cello

Sarah Lawrence - words


The Playhouse

309 Beardy St, Armidale

Tickets $35/25:

December 15

Sounding Spaces

Sound Artist Ros Bandt collaborates with recorder player Alana Blackburn and sound engineer Jim Atkins, this rare performance features original works that push artistic boundaries. World premiere of 'Debris' a new multimedia work for two recorder players and soundscape.

Melbourne Recital Hall


More information and tickets here

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