In this video: Arcadia Winds performs Australiana in the Primrose Potter Salon on 30 October 2018. Watch the ensemble present a concert that showcases a smorgasbord of Australian compositional talent, young and old. Hear some of Australian’s most compelling compositional voices in works by Brett Dean, Lachlan Skipworth and Natalie Williams. Be thrilled by two brand new works for wind quintet written by this country’s most exciting young composers: the world premiere of Ian Whitney’s new work and the winning entry from the inaugural Arcadia Winds Composition Prize.

About Arcadia Winds: Known for their energetic, joyful and spontaneous performances, their advocacy and love of wind instruments and in particular their strong commitment to supporting Australian music. Click here to learn more.


Lachlan Skipworth
Echoes and Lines

Natalie Williams

Mark Holdsworth

Brett Dean

Ian Whitney
Five Scenes – World Premiere

Teacher and Student Resources: Explore a short, lively wind quintet that consists of nine contrasting sections. Create your own composition following similar guidelines. Click here to download the Listen Up activities.

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