The next Tower open day will be on Sunday 7 April 2019. Free for members of the Friends; nominal charge for others. Admission price includes the tower panorama on Level 3 and the observation deck on Level 4.
In the meantime, if you would like a personal guided tour, and have between 5 and 12 persons in your group, contact us via the Contact page.
Keep the date free! On Sunday afternoon, 21 July 2019, organ virtuoso Dominic Perissinotto and mezzo-soprano Eva-Marie Middleton will present a concert at Auburn. Here's a sneak preview of what to expect. Booking details to follow.
From time to time we'll list other events which might be of interest to the Friends and their friends.
On Sunday 24 February 2019 at 2.30pm, the Southern Cross Philharmonia re-launches its mission of performing music by female composers and Australian composers. The concert also marks the beginning of the orchestra's association with its new home for concerts and rehearsals, St Oswald's Church, High St, Glen Iris. More details at www.stoswaldsgleniris.net.au .
The auditorium at Auburn Uniting Church is available for recitals, concerts, lectures and presentations. Full details are on the Congregation's website. The auditorium, seating 400, is in the amphitheatre style, with a sloping floor and excellent acoustics and sightlines. The choir and dais accommodate a choir of up to 60, or a small orchestra. Keyboard instruments provided are the original Fincham organ, of three manuals and pedals, and a Kawai KG-1 grand piano. Both are regularly maintained and tuned to concert pitch (A = 440). Another piano, a Rönisch upright grand, is located in the rehearsal/warmup room.