Gong Awarded

The Gong Award for the 2019 production of Grease goes to Jacinta Macri! Not only was she fabulous on stage as the quirky Jan, she also showed leadership and mentor qualities with her fellow cast. A well deserved award for a brilliant singer and actor. If you would like to know the past winners and the history surrounding the Gong, visit http://www.musicalsocietymildura.org.au/the-gong-award/

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New Life Members Recognised

It is Musical Society Mildura’s pleasure to announce that two Life Memberships were awarded this weekend. The first was an honorary life membership to Vaughan Stirrat. Vaughan’s contributions spanned at least 4 decade as a member of the orchestra and also as Musical Director. When presented the award by Life Member Peter Lang, Vaughan’s first thought was “what did I do to deserve this?”. You did a lot Vaughan. The second Life Member award was presented to Donald Mayne by Matthew Capp and Brendan Alderton on behalf of the Musical Society committee. Don’s first production was in 1997 aged 13 in the orchestra. He has gone on to being involved

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Notice of 2019 AGM

Notice is hereby given that the 2019 Annual General Meeting of Musical Society Mildura (Inc) will take place on Tuesday 12th November at 7:30pm at the Mildura Eco Village (Scherger Drive) All interested people, society members and life members are encouraged to attend. Notice of special resolution: that Musical Society Mildura adopt the model rules for an incorporated association as published by Consumer Affairs Victoria (2012) There will be a presidents report, and a financial report on the state of the society. Committee members will be elected for the coming year. Every financial member plus life members have a vote for who makes it on to committee if there is

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Grease Tickets Now on Sale!

Grab your tickets from the Mildura Arts Centre website, in person or over the phone. Get in quick to avoid disappointment. We would like to thank The Functional Joint, The Weight Buffet & River 1467am for sponsoring our production. With their help we know this will be a fantastic production.

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Dame Award Winners Announced

This year the Dame Award has been won by two excellent performers, Jarrod Searle and Tayla Farlie. Both Jarrod and Tayla exhibit excellent leadership qualities and amazing performance skill. They have shown throughout this years panto what hard work and dedication can achieve. They now join the prestigious Dame Award winners and can now vote for future award winners. Congratulations Jarrod and Tayla!

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Rapunzel has Wrapped

Our production of Rapunzel has come to a close. We would like to thank all of those people involved in the production, it has truly been a magical experience. Thank you to all of the family, friends and the community as a whole for coming along to support us with our pantomime adventure. Every pantomime production we choose a charity that will receive a donation from our profits of the show. This year C.H.A.I.L.I.S is the charity we are supporting. We were able to donate a huge $3000! Rick and Jan were able to accept the donation on behalf of C.H.A.I.L.I.S at the finale performance. Pictured: Steve Prescott (Director), Rick

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Rapunzel Pantomime Cast Announced!

What a fantastic day, let me congratulate everyone on such an awesome day of auditions. I know that for some it can be very daunting, but you held your ground and came through far better than most of you expected. With the day starting out with quite a few new faces singing in our chorus and many older society members also joining in, we then went through the challenge of the listening to many potential auditionees for the lead characters themselves. Once again thank you to all those involved in the character auditions, those that were not successful, do not fret as there are many smaller ensemble characters that still

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