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Discovering the French Horn

Tuesday 19 July, 2022
Apollo Room, Hellenic Club of Canberra, Matilda Street, Phillip, 2pm / 5.30pm

In 2022, the CSO continues its leading Rediscovering Music program for people with hearing loss, in partnership with Better Hearing Australia Canberra.

Kristen Sutcliffe Curator / Presenter
Carly Brown French Horn
Dianne Tan French Horn

This is a free event, though registrations are essential. To register for your free ticket, click Buy Tickets or call CSO Direct on 02 6262 6772 (weekdays 10am – 3pm).

Kristen Sutcliffe holding a bassoon

Curated and presented by CSO bassoonist Kristen Sutcliffe, a practising audiologist, Rediscovering Music guides participants in active listening practice and provides a supportive community for rehabilitation.

Each session explores the range and timbre of a particular instrument, with a focus on learning to enjoy music with hearing aids and Cochlear implants.




When to arrive
Doors will be open from 1.40pm for the 2pm session, and from 5.10pm for the 5.30pm session. CSO staff will check names off at the door.
Please allow sufficient time for parking, noting current road closures.

Parking is available in the Hellenic Club Woden carpark; participants can have their parking validated at Hellenic Club reception on departure.
View other parking options (parking outside the Hellenic Club carpark cannot be validated)

Due to road closures, access to Bowes Street and the Hellenic Club carpark is only available via Launceston Street or Worgan Street (via Melrose Drive).

Complimentary programs will be available on arrival.

Running order
1.40pm – Doors open for first session
2.00pm – First session commences
3.00pm  First session concludes (approx. timing)
5.10pm – Doors open for second session
5.30pm – Second session commences
6.30pm  Second session concludes (approx. timing)




If you are unwell or should be in isolation or quarantine, do not attend CSO events.

ACT Health strongly encourages the use of face masks in public indoor settings and wherever it is difficult to maintain physical distancing. Audience members are not required to wear masks at CSO events but are welcome to do so. Seating will not be physically distanced.

While you will be seated next to other patrons, please practise physical distancing as much as possible as you move around the venue.

Practise good hand hygiene, including washing hands frequently with soap and water and covering coughs / sneezes with a tissue or your elbow.

For more information about CSO COVID-safe measures, visit We encourage patrons to stay up to date with ACT Government advice via

If you have any questions, please contact CSO Direct on 02 6262 6772 (10am – 3pm, weekdays).



Supported by Better Hearing Australia Canberra
CSO community engagement is supported by the ACT Government


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All CSO events are delivered in line with ACT Government COVID-safe requirements. Read more

Image: Martin Ollman