Halloween Spooky Strings Workshop

“…Great fun! I loved it!”

“Heaps of inventive ideas on how to create spooky cool music – a really cracking workshop.”



Eventbrite - Halloween Spooky Strings Workshop | EUDLO
DATE 29 October 2016
TIME 10am-11:30am
VENUE Eudlo Hall, Rosebed Street (near Palmwoods)


Eventbrite - Halloween Spooky Strings Workshop | NOOSA
DATE 29 October 2016
 12:30pm – 2pm
VENUE NOOSA Bicentennial Community Hall Annexe, Bicentennial Drive, Sunshine Beach

WHO Junior Primary String Players Year 1 – Year 7 ages 5-11
LEVEL Prelim level – Grade 4 AMEB or book 1-4 Suzuki
COST $20 musician
BOOKINGS Please book by Friday 28 October  |  info@cellodreaming.com.au | 0415 128 799
MORE INFO  Private spooky consultation lessons are also available $45 30 mins | $70 45 mins | $90 60 mins. Please phone to book for a lesson.

Do you play a string instrument? Are you learning the violin, viola, cello or double bass? Do you play in a school string ensemble or take lessons and want to try something creative and new?

Come to this workshop!  Dress-up and bring a wizard or witches hat.  An opportunity for young musicians to meet for a fun-filled session of spooky sounds, creative musical story telling, inventive composition, improvisation and group music making with one of Australia’s top professional cellists and teachers.

This workshop will encompass a wide level of creative tasks in a mixed level and age group working on compositional techniques, sound effects, ensemble skills, musicianship and performance tips. A workshop like this can unlock your creative juices, hone your technique and develop your musicianship.

Come and enjoy creating and playing music for Halloween!

about the presenter

English cellist, Louise King moved to Australia in 2003 after working extensively in professional orchestras in the UK, Hong Kong, Cairo and Europe. An award winning graduate of the Royal Colleges of Music in London and Manchester, Louise studied with Emma Ferrand, Leonid Gorokhov and William Bruce and the baroque cello with Richard Boothby.

Louise is in great demand as a soloist, chamber musician, master class presenter, adjudicator and orchestral tutor and performs at Australia’s finest music festivals and with Sydney’s orchestra seventeen88, the Australian Chamber Orchestra, Topology, The Queensland Orchestra, Southern Cross Soloists, Endeavour Trio, Tulipwood Quartet and as a tutor for the Australian and Queensland Youth Orchestras. Her performing life embraces solo recitals, recording, producing the chamber music concert series dreaming BIG, new Australian works and working with artists such as Katie Noonan, Il Divo, Boccelli, and Josh Groban. She also enjoys world music and dance collaborations, improvisation and working with singer-songwriters, coaching ensembles and community music workshops. She is a dedicated and inspiring teacher and particularly enjoys working with aspiring young musicians and adult students.


Under the guidance of professional musician and teacher Louise King, the participants will perform in a group workshop. Friends and family can listen and watch. This workshop is designed to provide a performance extension opportunity to capable and motivated student or amateurs. Musicians, string teachers or students will benefit from hearing a different and refreshing outlook on their music making, how to get the most out of your practice and professional performance tips.


Cello Dreaming recommends that participants have completed a minimum of Prelim AMEB / Suzuki book 1 to be attending the class.

Please complete this online booking form for each applicant by Wednesday 29 October 2014. Please bring your instrument, bow, rosin, music stand and cellists bring a rock-stop for the workshop.


A performing place in the workshop is issued by Cello Dreaming and on behalf of the musician Louise King. The booked place in the workshop is considered sold and subject to the following conditions:

  1. The booked place cannot be exchanged with another applicant, returned and refunded after purchase.
  2. The right is reserved to add, withdraw or substitute presenters, artists, vary ticket prices, and/or vary advertised programs, seating arrangements and audience capacity.
  3. The presenter, performer and Cello Dreaming reserve the right of admission to the workshop
  4. If the workshop has to be cancelled due to natural disaster, adverse weather conditions or for any other cause reasonably beyond the presenter’s control, there is no right of refund or exchange, and no obligation is assumed by the presenter for the arranging of a substitute event.

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