The Maroondah Symphony Orchestra is a community orchestra founded in 1964 and based in Ringwood, a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Conducted by Willem van der Vis, we present four programs a year at the George Wood Performing Arts Centre, in Ringwood, with repeat concerts at other venues.

New players are welcome. We currently have vacancies for string players, particularly violas and double basses. Players of other instruments are welcome to go on our waiting list. Please see the  new players page for details.

The 2016 Brochure is available here. Bookings for all 2016 concerts can be made using the TryBooking links below.

The Open Rehearsal previously planned for October 2016 has been postponed until 2017. Please check the website in early 2017 for details.

Sunday 20th November 2016, 2:30pm

Sunday Afternoon at the Opera

Operatic arias, duets and orchestral excerpts from operas by Puccini, Verdi, Mozart, Rossini and others.


Nicole Wallace, Soprano

Nicole Wallace, Soprano

Michael Lapina, tenor

Michael Lapiña, tenor

Michael Lampard, Baritone

Michael Lampard, Baritone

Lucas de Jong

Lucas de Jong, Baritone & Guest Conductor

Conductor : Willem van der Vis with

Guest Conductor: Lucas de Jong

Works include:

Offenbach Overture to La Belle Helene
Mozart ‘La ci Darem la Mano’ from Don Giovanni
Bizet ‘In the depths of the temple’ from The Pearl Fishers
Puccini ‘They call me Mimi’ from La Bohene
Rossini ‘Largo al factotum’ from The Barber of Seville
Bizet Suite No. 1 from Carmen
Puccini ‘Nessun Dorma’ from Turandot
and much more !!
George Wood Performing Arts Centre, Yarra Valley Grammar School, Kalinda Rd, Croydon

Adult $25, Concession $20, Children under 16 free

Bookings:  Available now via Try Booking (until 8pm Saturday 19th November)

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Download program: Not yet available

2017 Concert Dates (Preliminary)

Proposed dates for concerts in 2017 are as follows. These are preliminary until venue availability is confirmed in November 2016. All performances will be at George Wood PAC, Yarra Valley Grammar, Ringwood except as indicated.

19 March   –  Dvorak Cello Concerto; Sibelius Finlandia etc.
26 March   (Cowes)

18 June

10 September
17 September (Cherry Tree Retirement Village, Croydon)

26 November – Choral concert