NSW Public Schools Recorder Camp

Region: Metropolitan South | Stanwell Tops
Years 5 to 12
Local arts program Music

Students from NSW public schools in Years 5 to 12 are invited to apply for the NSW Public Schools Recorder Camp.  This annual 4 day residential recorder workshop and camp culminates in performances at the Festival of Instrumental Music.

Students will have the opportunity to work with some of Australia's leading recorder players and educators to develop their music skills and recorder playing technique, learn historic and contemporary repertoire, and experience playing in a recorder orchestra and small ensembles. 

2024 dates

  • Camp dates: 5 pm Monday 15 April to 5 pm Thursday 18 April 2024 (School holidays)
  • Performance dates: Festival of Instrumental Music, Monday 24 June to Thursday 27 June 2024 


  • $440.00 (sibling discount available)


  • Tops Conference Centre, Acacia Site, Stanwell Tops NSW 2508

How to apply

  • Applications for the 2024 camp are now open and will close Friday 8 March 2024.
  • Complete the online application form to apply.
  • Students who play recorder are welcome to apply, especially those who play treble, tenor and bass in addition to descant.
  • Students are required to have experience with playing their instrument and music reading skills.
  • Students with no extended recorder ensemble program at their schools are strongly encouraged to apply.


    2024 tutors

    • Susan Sukkar (recorder teacher, Director of FoIM Recorder Program, and Assistant Principal at Petersham Public School)
    • Alicia Crossley (ARIA nominated recorder player)
    • Daniel Murphy (DoE Music teacher and Suzuki recorder teacher)
    • Joanne Arnott (recorder player and tutor at the Central Coast Conservatorium)


    Alicia Crossley
    Luke Wallace
    Student Music Programs K-8 Officer
    0448 262 659


    Tops Conference Centre
    Acacia Site
    Stanwell Tops NSW 2508

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