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May 19, 2018


2.30pm, Sunday, May 20

Concourse Concert Hall, Chatswood

Sally Walker (flute)

NSW Doctors Orchestra

David Banney (conductor)

KATS-CHERNIN   Flute Concerto

MARQUEZ   Danzon No. 2

FAURE   Suite from Pelleas and Melisande

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV   Capriccio Espagnole

June 02, 2018

Beethoven's Violin Concerto

The Christ Church Camerata welcomes its founding concertmaster, Peta Dries, back to Newcastle for a performance of Beethoven's beloved Violin Concerto.

2.30pm, Sunday, June 3

Christ Church Cathedral

Peta Dries (violin)

Christ Church Camerata

David Banney, conductor

GROH   Serenade for Strings (first movement)*

MOZART   Symphony No 40, K.550

BEETHOVEN   Violin Concerto, Op. 67​

*World premiere

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Welcome to the website of musician, David Banney.  Soon to come on this website are harmony worksheets, writing about about symmetry and music, and more.  (Photo by Brett Boardman)

Whale Song


Tune in every Thursday for The Banter, a weekly exploration of music and life, with David Banney and Paul Bevan.  5.35ish - 6pm, on 1233ABC Newcastle's. 

In last week's program we were joined in the studio by German neuroscientist and flautist, Eckart Altenmüller in a discussion of music and the brain.

LISTEN AGAIN (starts at 2.28.05)


Newcastle Strings is an ensemble program for primary and secondary school string players, open to all young string players in Newcastle and the region.  For more information see the Newcastle Strings website .


 is a Kodály-based curriculum for string teaching developed by Geza and Csaba Szilvay. 

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is a collection of children's songs, arranged for children's choir and strings by David Banney.

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