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Students have the rare opportunity to play orchestral repertoire to the highest standard. Performing regularly in a range of high profile concerts, multiple performance opportunities at Sydney venues are offered throughout the year as well as tours.
The Arts Unit offers 2 weekly orchestral ensembles that rehearse at The Arts Unit, in the grounds of Lewisham Public School.
- NSW Public Schools Symphony Orchestra – advanced ensemble
- NSW Public Schools String Sinfonia – intermediate ensembles
About the program
Weekly instrumental ensembles are open to NSW public school students in Years 5 to 12 and rehearse at The Arts Unit, in the grounds of Lewisham Public School. Membership is by audition and successful students become a member of their ensemble for one year. All students must re-audition every year to become a member of a weekly instrumental ensemble.