ABODA is the premier professional development organisation for ensemble directors in Australia. Our events and resources service conductors of string ensembles, orchestras, bands, jazz bands and musical theatre across educational and community contexts.
We have state chapters across the country, with our Victorian chapter also serving conductors Tasmania.
Our professional development events include:
- conducting masterclasses
- providing 1-on-1 feedback to conductors at the Victorian Schools Music Festival
- workshops on topics such as pedagogy, rehearsal techniques, score study and repertoire selection
- the annual Conducting Summer School – a weeklong intensive with international clinicians
Find out what else a Membership gets you.
ABODA Victorian Branch is committed to creating a welcoming and safe environment for all members of our community including ABODA members, clinicians and guests.
We are a non-profit, incorporated organisation run by a committee of generous volunteers.
President: Amanda Morrison
Vice President: James Le Fevre
Secretary & Membership Co-ordinator: Kurt Abell
Treasurer: Hannah Trewartha
General Committee: Mitchell Brusamarello, Jarrod Butler, Erin Ellenburg, Stephanie French & Katriona Tsyrlin
Claudia Barker, Stephen Carpenter, Andrew Dale, Roy Hamilton, Joanne Heaton, Chris Henzgen, Brian Hogg, Mark Irwin, Andrew Mathers, Monte Mumford, Andrew Van Gemert, Nancy Waddington, Rob Wagner, Roland Yeung
General enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
PO Box 132
Surrey Hills VIC 3127
Specific enquiries can be directed to the committee addresses above.