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Winter doesn't have to spent indoors listening to the chilly howl of the wind when you have music all around Melbourne. There are lunchtime recitals in Docklands, live music performances at Light the Winter in Federation Square and Indigenous songs during NAIDOC Week. The City of Moonee Valley is also hosting their own concert series in June and July. Best of all, entry is FREE to everyone. So grab the family and enjoy a schedule of diverse music across four Sundays across Moonee Valley.

5 June - Winter Wonderland

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Photo courtesy of Clocktower Centre


The Moonee Valley Brass, Moonee Valley Community Choir, Moonee Valley Development Band and What's Goin' On will be teaming up for this community concert. All the organisations provide students and members of the local community a platform to enjoy music and perform to audiences at events around Australia and even internationally. In particular, What's Goin' On will explore sounds through improvisation and groove.

Time: 3pm - 4pm
Venue: Clocktower Centre
Address: 750 Mount Alexander Rd, Moonee Ponds VIC 3039

19 June - Strauss and Strauss

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Photo courtesy of St George's Anglican Parish


Fans of the opera can rejoice. Instead of Hamer Hall, head over to St George's Anglican Church for songs and opera arias direct from old Vienna. The recital including the music of Richard Strauss & Johann Strauss Jnr will be performed by celebrated Soprano Teresa la Rocca and pianist Simon Bruckard. Teresa has performed with Opera Australia, State Opera of South Australia, Hong Kong Philharmonic and Sydney Philarmonia.

Time: 3pm - 4pm
Venue: St George's Anglican Church
Address: 55 Lucknow St, Travancore VIC 3032

26 June - Italian Serenade

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Photo courtesy of Affinity Collective


Returning from their European tour in London and Berlin, Affinity Collective will bring you the sounds of new and well loved music. This String Quartet is a winner of the 2015 Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) Chamber Music Competition and performed with the Australian Chamber Orchestra Collective, the Sydney Chamber Opera and Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

Time: 3pm - 4pm
Venue: St. Martin De Porres Catholic Parish
Address: 158 Military Rd, Avondale Heights VIC 3034

4 July - On Wings of Song



Spend an afternoon with the instrumental music of Lyric Opera of Melbourne, directed by Pat Miller and accompanied by the beautiful vocals of Soprano Jacqueline Porter. Jacqueline was the recipient of the 2010 Dame Nellie Melba Opera Trust Scholarship and has performed with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.

Time: 3pm - 4pm
Venue: St John's Uniting Church
Address: Cnr Mount Alexander Road & Buckley St, Essendon VIC 3040
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Why? Enjoy a series of free concerts by City of Moonee Valley
When: Refer to article
Phone: 03 9243 8888
Where: Various venues around Melbourne
Cost: Free entry
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