The Sapphire Coast Music Society is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to showcasing classical music of outstanding quality to members and supporters living in and around the beautiful Bega Valley. The society presents a number of concerts during the year featuring artists from Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, and international artists who include the Bega Valley and Narooma in their performing schedules. The Society, in conjunction with Co-Opera from Adelaide, presents a yearly opera. The SCMS in conjunction with the Bega Valley Regional Library offers a number of complimentary Twilight recitals.

We are very excited to be able to present for you the Acacia Quartet http://www.acaciaquartet.com who will perform the String Quartet No. 15 K421 by Mozart, Dvořák's String Quartet in F Major, Op.96 and talented young Australian composer Alice Chance's Sundried String Quartet.

Over nine years Acacia Quartet have won great respect for their versatile and inventive programs.Acacia have recorded nine albums, with ‘Blue Silence’ earning a nomination for an APRA-AMCOS Art Music ‘Award for Excellence’. Acacia are passionate about supporting Australian composers, working with young musicians, and sharing their love of music with audiences of all ages. Their performances feature regularly on radio stations around the world. Acacia’s engagements in Australia include the Sydney Opera House, City Recital Hall Sydney, Melbourne Recital Hall, as well as extensive touring through regional NSW and Victoria.


Sunday October 6, 2.30 PM
Wolumla Hall

As usual, we invite you to stay after the concert and share an afternoon tea with the performers. I look forward to seeing you at our next concert.

Michael Kavanagh
President / Secretary
Sapphire Coast Music Society

Tickets for the Wolumla performance can be purchased at
Magpie Music (Bega), 
Brief Affairs Lingerie Boutique (Merimbula), 
Hair Lamartine (Eden),
or at the door. 
Tickets are $25 and students are admitted free.
0436 458 756


Download an application form



SCMS concerts are hosted at Wolumla Memorial Hall, Wolumla-Candelo Rd., Wolumlla, NSW. All tickets are $25. There is no charge for children under16 when accompanied by an adult. Tickets can be purchased at the door the day of the concert, or from:

The Subscription price for any four concerts is $80 for adults ($20per ticket). Co-opera concert, $70 (Not included in yearly subscription, no concessions) For further details contact Jacqui Jaffrey (tel. 02 6496 1224)

​Twilight Series concerts are free of charge but 'retiring donations' are most welcome. These concerts are a joint effort of the Bega Valley Regional Gallery and the Sapphire Coast Music Society. Bega Cheese Factory are the major sponsors for these concerts.​

Twilight Series concerts are held at the Bega Valley Regional Gallery. For more details contact Nan Anderson on 02 6495 9934

All Sunday concerts begin at 2.30 pm. Co-Opera and Conservatorium concerts begin at 6.30 pm. Doors open 30 minutes before start time

BECOME AN SCMS MEMBER! Download an application form.