Summer Music In Tolosa Park 2012 is a series of four free summer music events in beautiful Tolosa Park, Glenorchy. Pack a picnic and enjoy a summer of great live music in one of Tasmania’s premiere outdoor music venues – the Tolosa Park Soundshell.

This year four FREE live music events presented from late January and through February, will cover the range of musical tastes from jazz to brass and classical to country.

Summer Music In Tolosa Park kicks off with:

Jazz in the Park on Sunday the 29th January. Jazz in the Park covers the full gamut of jazz, from traditional to contemporary tunes. Presented by the Hobart Jazz Club, patrons can stretch out and enjoy the sounds of the Blue Channel Jazz Ensemble; David Squires and Friends; The Mia Palencia Band and the Jazz Executives in a fine four hour concert. Noon to 4pm Sunday the 29th January, – FREE

Brass in The Park. For lovers of big band brass, thrill to the sounds of one of Australia’s best A grade concert brass bands with this 2 hour lunch time performance. Enjoy movie tunes, pop and a classical repertoire, as the Tolosa Park sound shell fills to Glenorchy’s very own 40 piece Glenorchy City Concert Brass. Noon to 2pm Sunday the 5th February – FREE

Symphony under the Stars A concert, picnic and fun community event rolled into one, Symphony under the Stars is the perfect night out for families, friends, work colleagues, couples and lovers – young and old. Hear the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra (conductor Kenneth Young) from the comfort of your picnic rug as you lie back under a canopy of stars and let the power and pizzazz of a live symphony orchestra work its magic. Bring a basket of goodies and join the crowd. There’s plenty of room and plenty to enjoy at this FREE summer concert.
Tolosa Park Gates open from 4pm for a 7pm to 10pm Concert Saturday 18th February, FREE

Our 2011 program closes with a hoe down, foot tapping day of fine country music featuring a string of performers from the country music clubs of New Norfolk, Bridgewater, Clarence , Country Gold & The Southern Tasmanian Country Music Association. It’s the popular Northern Suburbs Country Music Day!
11am to 4 pm Sunday the 26th of February, FREE

For further information and updates on Summer Music In Tolosa Park go to Glenorchy Online at www.gcc.tas.gov.au or call Council’s Arts and Cultural Section at the Moonah Arts Centre on 03 6216 6312.
Michael McLaughlin Community Cultural Development Officer Glenorchy City Council