Professional musicians speak out for Symphony For Life

We reached out to some professional musicians to ask them to endorse the Symphony For Life program; their response was overwhelming. There have been countless academic studies that prove the numerous benefits of learning a musical instrument from a young age, from improved cognitive ability to heightened emotional and social development. In addition, and perhaps […]

Sally Walker joins Symphony For Life as Ambassador

Photograph: Rohan Thomson We are absolutely thrilled to announce that Sally Walker, Woodwind Lecturer at the Australian National University and Principal Flautist of the Omega Ensemble, is joining us as ambassador, supporting us in the lead up to Symphony For Lockdown and beyond. Do read more about Sally and her extraordinary career below. “Musical experiences can be […]

Symphony For Lockdown sign up

Thank you so much for your interest in Symphony for Lockdown! We’re now running out of time before we need to get all the video recordings in so sign-ups are now closed, but if you still want to be play and you can make a recording by Friday September 19, please email Or if […]

Symphony for Life – program update

After a long period of being apart, it was wonderful for the children to return to rehearsing together. Christopher Bennett our Director of Programs, introduces you to some of the players. Individual lessons and rehearsing together The children did very well last year to continue practicing alone at home, supported by online lessons. Their commitment […]