Archive for the 'Performing Arts' Category

Aug 30 2011


Published by under Music,Performing Arts

On Sunday August 28, five Yass Music Club scholars presented a wonderful program of music to a very well-attended concert in St Clements Church under the guidance of their mentor from the Yass Music Club, Ros Whiteley.  Among the musicians was Craig Wilkinson, Rowan Phemister, Tom Pinson & Ben Stevens.

The purpose of the scholarships is to assist young people from Yass and district in their musical development. The scholarship money is used to assist with music tuition, maintenance of instruments, the purchase of music, and attendance at music schools in their particular instruments

Mar 23 2011


Yass RepertoryWell they’re off and running for a whole new year. That indefatigable group of enthusiastic volunteers that make up the Yass Repertory Society, will launch their first performance of 2011 this March. Check out the details by clicking on image.



Oct 24 2010


Yass Arts TrailIt’s happening again for the second year running and this year it’s even bigger, featuring the internationally renown to the not so internationally renown! The YASSarts Arts Trail will run over the 6 – 7 of November and is part of the overall CLASSIC YASS weekend which also includes the Celebration of Heritage Motoring and a feast of Open Gardens. YASSarts co-ordinator Kim Nelson instigated the concept of the three events combining and confesses he is a little worried about the monster it has become.

The cultural attractions are more varied this year and you can find out more by clicking here. Also, click on the image for a look at the Arts Trail Poster.

Oct 24 2010


Published by under Events,Performing Arts

Capital PunishmentFollowing sell out performances at the 2010 Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Emo Parsonson brings his show ‘Capital Punishment’ to Yass as part of the YASSarts Arts Trail. He will be joined for this show by Dayne Rathbone, Daniel Connell and Rafe Morris – all regional comedians. This will be the first gig since Melbourne for the ‘Capital Punishment’ boys. Click on the image for more details or go to our Calendar section.

Oct 24 2010


Published by under Events,Music,Performing Arts

SangamRenown harpist Alice Giles will perform an exciting collaborative concert with the Indian classical dancer Padma Menon at the Oddfellows’ Hall in Yass this coming November as part of the YASSarts Arts Trail. The concert is entitled ‘Sangam’ which means confluence, and the two artists have prepared a program which finds a meeting place between our two cultures and disciplines. Click on the image for more details or go to our Calendar section.

Aug 14 2010


The Admirable CrichtonThe next performance by the Yass Repertory Society begins on 27th August and is a performance of J.M. Barrie’s “The Admirable Crichton” directed by Winston Williams.

For further information check out the YASSarts Calendar or click the image to the right to view a larger poster.

Aug 04 2010


Classic YassAn early notice just to prepare you all for the YASSarts ‘Arts Trail’ which will be running again this coming November, featuring exhibitions, artist open studios, music, poetry, comedy & dance. The Arts Trail will be part of a larger celebration of community entitled Classic Yass.

Further details as they come to hand. Just jot down 6-7th November and keep checking this website!

May 30 2010


SangamOn the 3-4 June Alice Giles will be performing an exciting collaborative concert with the Indian Classical dancer Padma Menon. They have prepared a program which finds a meeting place between our two cultures and disciplines. A performance not to miss!

Click on image for further details.

Apr 10 2010


Seven Harp EnsembleInternationally renown harpist and Yass Valley resident Alice Giles has informed YASSarts that her ‘Seven Harp Ensemble’ (SHE) are about to release a new CD on the Tall Poppies label. To launch this, SHE are embarking on an eight concert tour from Kangaroo Valley to Armidale. The tour starts in Gunning on Saturday 17th April. For further details click here.

Feb 10 2010


Published by under Events,Music,News,Performing Arts

David PereiraWe’re proud to announce David Pereira’s latest set of concerts featuring the man himself supported by Natsuko Yoshimoto & Chris Latham (violins), Imants Larsens (viola) Timothy Young (piano).  Click on the image for further details.

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