Last week well known young Wonthaggi pianist Josh Hooke left for Europe for a master class with eminent pianist Paul Badura-Skoda, and then travelled on to the Netherlands to perform in concerts.
He will then return to Wonthaggi to perform at the Bass Coast Community Foundation Gala Evening on Friday August 31 at the Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre.
Josh is an award winning classical pianist who studied at Wonthaggi Secondary College and he is now working on his PhD in music performance at Melbourne University.
The first of his many awards was a Performance Award from Bass Coast Community Foundation. Years of further study have seen this talented musician go on to win a number of prestigious music awards including the Premier’s Award for Music. He has performed at concerts in Melbourne and attended master classes in Australia and overseas.
Tickets are now on sale for the Foundation's Gala Evening at the Wonthaggi Arts Centre at 7 pm on Friday, 31 August 2018.
This event will be an opportunity to see and hear some of the outstanding young local performers who have been supported by the Foundation's Performance Awards. There will also be presentations by inspiring local students who have benefited from the Foundation's educational support programs, local community groups that have received grants, and performances by students from the Wonthaggi Secondary College, Newhaven College and Mary Mackillop Catholic Regional College.
Supper and drinks will be available in the foyer after the performances and presentations.
This event will help raise funds to ensure that the Foundation can continue its work for the Bass Coast community.