On the mOVe!


Are you an enthusiastic and aspiring musician? In 2020 you can participate in one of Orchestra Victoria’s comprehensive mentoring and training workshops in Hamilton, Shepparton and Bendigo.

You'll have a chance to rehearse and perform alongside professional musicians from Orchestra Victoria when they tour to your region.

Applications now open for students: On the mOVe! Student Application Form 2020

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  • What happens in a workshop?

    Improve your technique, ensemble playing skills, and explore new repertoire in our intensive workshop program. Be part of an orchestra, rehearse under the baton of a professional conductor, and be mentored by top musicians in small group tutorials.

    On the final day of the program you will perform on stage alongside your OV mentors in a showcase concert that will highlight and share your achievements with the whole community!

  • Am I eligible for student workshops?

    Applications are open to students who:

    • Are in secondary school and play any of the following instruments: flute, piccolo, oboe, cor anglais, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, trumpet, cornet, trombone, tuba, euphonium, violin, viola, cello, double bass, harp or orchestral percussion.
    • Bendigo and Hamilton:
      Are at a standard of AMEB Grade 4, or higher (it is not necessary to have completed the exam) 
    • Shepparton:
      For this program, the AMEB level recommended is grade 3 and above, however students studying AMEB grade 2 are also encourage to apply

    Students are selected on the basis of details provided on their application form.


The On the mOVe! Professional Development workshops offer both classroom and instrumental music teachers the opportunity to extend their skills in workshops led by a professional conductor.

Registrations are open to Primary, Secondary and Instrumental Music Teachers and Conductors. A current VIT registration or Working with Children Check is required for all participants.

Registrations now open for music educators: On the mOVe! Professional Development Registration Form 2020


    Student Workshops: 1 – 2 April 2020

    Professional Development Workshops: 1 – 2 April 2020

    Venue: Hamilton and Alexandra College, 1 Chaucer Street, Hamilton

    Applications close 25 February 2020


    Student Workshops: 21 – 23 July 2020

    Professional Development Workshops: 21 – 23 July 2020

    Venue: Riverlinks Eastbank, 70 Welsford Street, Shepparton

    Applications close 12 May 2020


    Student Workshops: 4 – 6 August 2020

    Professional Development Workshops: 4 – 6 August 2020

    Venue: Ulumbarra Theatre, 10 Gaol Road, Bendigo

    Applications close 19 May 2020