Gigs

December 9 2021 7:30pm MC and the Squares at the Welder’s Dog.

December 31 2021 Private NYE gig with the Fovndlings

February 12 2022 Private wedding function with Trì

February 17 2022Trì at the Welder’s Dog

February 26 2022Fovndlings in Uralla. Details TBA

May 26-28 2022 – School of Rock at O’Connor High School

May 31st 2022 – Market Sunday concert, Trì

June 3-5 2022 Armidale Playhouse with Wendy Griffiths, Cary Bennett and Warwick Dunham. Details TBA.

July 31st 2022 – Market Sunday concert, EphenStephen

October 30th 2022 – Solo concert for the Market Sunday series.

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PAST GIGS

December 1 2021 6pm. Fovndlings launch of the single and The Arsonist. At Charlie’s Last Stand.

September 26 2021 12:30pm, EphenStephen. Uniting Church Armidale.

September 19 2021 4:30pm, MC and the Squares at Charlie’s Last Stand.

September 9 2021 7:30 pm, MC and the Squares at the Welder’s Dog. COVID CANCELLATION.

July 2-17 2021, playing bass for Mamma Mia. Tickets available here.

June 25 2021 6:30, Trì at the Alternate Root Uralla

June 24 2021 7:30 Trì at the Welder’s Dog.

June 23 7pm. Student concert at Kez’s studio. Programme here

June 17 7:30 2021 Caution Horses at the Welder’s Dog.

June 11 2021 Solo gig for the opening of Elephantasia, an Exhibition of Elephantised Artworks by Graeme Compton. Narrabri Art and Craft Gallery 35 Dangar Street Narrabri. 6pm, admission is free. The entire exhibition runs from 11-15 June. Sadly, due to flooding, I was unble to attend.


June 5 2021 EphenStephen at Armidale Playhouse. Sold out.


May 15 2021 playing accordion with MC and the Squares as part of The Armidale Climate and Health Project – Open Day at the Aborigianal Keeping Place Armidale

May 2 2021, New England Bach Festival, EphenStephen. Uniting Church Armidale 12:30pm. Handel, Scarlatti and Bach. Full festival programme here

May 1 2021, New England Bach Festival, Edge of Sky. Uniting Church Armidale 3pm. Full festival programme here

February 28 2021, 12:30pm, Trì will give the Market Sunday Concert, Uniting Church Armidale.

February 26-27 2021, once again Trì will be in Keystone studios with John Cobbin of Moonlight Studios.

February 25 2021, Trì at the Welder’s Dog.

January 31 2021 2:30pm, EphenStephen at Benjamin Thorn’s 60th Birthday Concert. Armidale Uniting Church.

November 29 2020 12:30, EphenStephen Market Sunday Concert, Uniting Church Armidale.

November 27 2020 8pm, EphenStephen at the Armidale Playhouse. Scarlatti, Bach, Handel, Towner and Dyens. POSTPONED

November 14 2020 5:20pm, Trì will stream live as part of the Black Gully Festival:
1. Lily Rose 3.10 to 3.25
2. Greg Windred & Alastair Finco 3.35 to 3.50
3. Skele Jay 4.00 to 4.15
4. The Sinners 4.25 to 4.40
5. Archie Todd & Elspeth Goldzieher 4.50 to 5.05
6. Trì 5.20 to 5.25


November 7 2020, Trì recording at Keystone Studios with John Cobbin of Moonlight Studios



November 1 2020, Trì and Deckchair duo at the Studio Folk Club

August 28-29, UNE Graduation Ceremony CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

August 1 2020, private function with Trì POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

June 29-30 2020, recording with Trì at Keystone Studios with John Cobbin of Moonlight Studios

June 13 2020 Big Hairy Bush Band, Waldorf School Armidale CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

21 May 2020 7:30pm, Trì at the Welder’s Dog CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

17 May 2020 5pm, Free Space, live music from an empty gallery. You can watch the gig here.

10 May 2020 2:30, Edge of Sky at the New England Bach Festival POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19


9 May 2020 12:30, EphenStephen at the New England Bach Festival POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

2 May 2020 8pm, Horror Clowns From Hell 29 1/2 Year Anniversary POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19


May 1-2 2020, UNE Graduation Ceremony CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

26 April 2020, short solo gig Uralla CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

25 April 2020, Ezidi musicians present Away From Home. All proceeds to Salvatian Army and St. Vincent de Paul POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19


4 April 2020, private function with Kerry Watson POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

28 March 2020 Bill’s wake with Trì CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

25-28 March 2020, Mary Poppins CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

21 March 2020, Trì, Glen Innes Library CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19


17 March 2020 7:30pm, Trì celebrating St. Pat’s at the Welder’s Dog.


15 March 2020, Trì celebrating St. Pat’s early at Charlie’s Last Stand


14 March 2020, Big Hairy Bush Band, private function Town Hall CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

23 February 2020, Fovndlings at Swamplands

22 February 2020, Fovndlings at The Post Office

22 February 2020, Fovndlings at The Retreat

21 February 2020, Fovndlings at Old Bar

16 February 2020, Fovndlings at the Gasoline Pony

15 February 2020, Trì and Fovndlings, RFS fundraiser at Little Birdy Uralla

02022020 private palindrome party, EphenStephen and Caution Horses

24 January 2020 11am, Big Hairy Bush Band at Autumn Lodge

December 7, 2019, 8pm. Trì


November 3, 2019, 7pm, Hoskin’s Centre as part of Fiori Musicali’s Lachrymae concert.


October 27 2019, 12:30 pm, EphenStephen as part of the Market Sunday concert series, Uniting Church Armidale.

October 22 2019, 9:30am. University of the Third Age.

October 17 2019, Fovndlings at the Hideaway bar Enmore

October 13, 2019, 5 pm. Trì at Charlie’s Last Stand.

September 26 2019, 6pm. UNE Music Ensembles’ Spring Concert at Lazenby Hall University of New England. $10 pp. All money raised goes to CWA NSW Drought Aid fund.

September 21 2019, 7pm. MC and the Squares at Charlie’s Last Stand.

August 23 2019, 8pm. EphenStephen at Charlie’s Last Stand.


August 3-4 2019, Purple Fusion


August 1 2019, 7:30pm. Trì at the Welder’s Dog.

July 28 2019, 4pm. Trì at Charlie’s Last Stand.

July 27 2019, Ash Hall Trio, restaurant opening

July 26 2019, 7pm. MC and the Squares at Charlie’s Last Stand.

June 29 2019, 7pm, Strawberry Moon, an intimate concert with the Altones and Trì

June 22, 2019, 2-5pm, Dangarsleigh Hall, Armidale. Bush dance with Waldorf Salad.

June 14, 2019, Ash Hall Trio, private gig.

June 8, 2019, 8 pm. ‘EphenStephen 30 years on’. Hosted and promoted by Black Dot Music and the venue, Charlie’s Last Stand. Tickets $20 from Black Dot Music or at the door.


May 24 & 25 2019, 7:30pm. Edge of Sky, Michael Hoskins Creative Centre. Bookings


May 19 2019 4 pm, Trì at Charlie’s Last Stand

April 7 2019, 2:30 pm, with Barry McDonald, Michael Hoolahan and Steve Harris, McCrossin’s Mill, Uralla


March 31 2019 12:30 pm, solo gig as part of the Market Sunday concert series, Uniting Church Armidale.


March 17 2019 6:30 pm, Trì celebrating St. Pat’s at the Welder’s Dog


March 17 2019 4-6 pm pm, Trì celebrating St. Pat’s at Charlie’s Last Stand

January 24 2019 5-7 pm, Trì at the Guyra Lamb and Potato Festival

January 6 2019 5-7pm, Trì at Charlie’s Last Stand


December 16 2018, Trì at Charlie’s Last Stand

December 15 2018, Bez Imena at the Musicians Of Armidale Showcase

December 13-15, UNE Graduation

November 27 2018, concert with Camilla Tafra

November 22 2018, Trì at the Welder’s Dog

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November 25 2018, Deckchair duo at Charlie’s Last Stand

November 18 2018, Trì at Charlie’s Last Stand

November 17 2018, Black Gully Festival with DeckChair duo, Trí, MC & The Squares and The Foundlings.

November 11 2018, EphenStephen in Narrabri

October 21 2018, Walcha Mountain Festival The Foundlings, Grim Brothers and Hester Fraser

September 26 2018, Lazenby with Camilla Tafra

September 13-15 2018, NEGS Musical

August 18 2018, M Corporation

June 2 2018, Waldorf Bush Band, Dangarsleigh hall

May 13 2018, Concert with Camilla Tafra, New England Bach Festival

May 12 2018, Sky Tribute band, New England Bach Festival

April 21 2018, The Foundlings at Bobby Jack’s Festival

April 7 2018, Fiori Musicali

April 6-7, 13-14 2018, UNE Graduation ceremony

March 22 2018, Jazz at the Welder’s Dog

March 4-10 2018, High School Musical

February 23 2018 The Foundlings and Mark Cooper, Imperial Hotel

December 3 2017, 3pm, Concerto for Two Guitars by Germaine Tailleferre


December 2 2017, Wedding gig

November 12 2017, EphenStephen house concert in Dorrigo

November 5 2017, EphenStephen at the Studio



October 27 & 28 2017, UNE Graduation.

October 14 2017, Marty & Ian’s party with Deckchair and M Corporation

October 6 2017, Goldfish Bowl with Arlene and Cary

September 16 2017, Showcase night at the golf club with the Foundl

August 12 2017, Lentil As Anything in Thornbury, 12:30 – 3:00.

July 21 2017, Arlene Fletcher trio, with myself and Dave Brown, Armidale Business Awards, Bowling Club.

March 17 2017, WirryCow at The Welder’s Dog, 8 p.m.

March 12 2017, EphenStephen perform Rameau, Handel and Lawes, 2 p.m.

March 11 2017, Caution Horses private concert, 7 p.m.

March 2 2017, Caution Horses, hosted by NEJIC at the Red Grapevine, 8 p.m.

March 1 2017, Resonant Nepotists, Red Rug Session at Black Dot Music, 7:30 p.m.

February 11 2017, McCrossin’s Mill Uralla, MC and the Squares, The Foundlings

February 6 2017 EphenStephen, UNE bistro courtyard. 6 p.m.

February 6 2017, God’s Drawing Board by Elena Kats-Chernin, 9 a.m., UNE Arts Theatre.

November 27 2016 12:30, EphenStephen Market Sunday concert, Uniting Church Armidale.

November 18 2016 7pm, Caution Horses at McCrossin’s Mill, Uralla.
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November 12 2016, Bez Imena and the Foundlings at the Black Gully music festival.

October 27-29 2016, playing bass guitar in the band for Annie the musical.

October 16, 2016, 11am & 2:30pm, New England Sings, playing electric, oud and 12 string,

October 14 2016, 7:30pm, Gamelan, Glass and Guitars, NERAM, with EphenStephen, Kerry Watson and the Pajajaran degung gamelan ensemble. You can book here

September 27-30, October 1, October 6-8 Caution Horses, music for Dorothy Hewett monodrama.

October 1 2016, 5 pm, Wright college reunion.

September 9, 8pm, Caution Horses at The Red Grapevine

August 13 2016 7:30pm, Waldorf Salad, The Armidale Club

July 31 2016 04:00, WirryCow, Christmas in July at The Welder’s Dog.

July 31 2016 12:30, Caution Horses Market Sunday Concert

July 29 2016, Deckchair at The Red Grapevine

July 8-10, 14-17, 21-23 2016 Tommy

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June 25 2016 – Waldorf Salad, Attunga.

May 27 2016, WirryCow at the Red Grapevine

May 8 2016 12:30, EphenStephen at New England Regional Art Museum as part of the New England Bach Festival

April 24 2016, WirryCow Armidale Markets

April 22, 23, 28, 29 2016, UNE Graduation

April 16 2016, Ash Hall Trio, Melbourne

March 19 2016, Waldorf Salad at the Uralla Lantern Parade

March 17 2016, WirryCow at The Welder’s Dog

March 4 2016, Caution Horses at Bimbimbi

February 26 2016, Caution Horses at The Red Grapevine

January 29 2016, WirryCow at The Red Grapevine

January 22 2016, Deck Chair Duo at The Red Grapevine

January 16 2016, WirryCow at Peterson’s Winery

December 21 2015, EphenStephen 2015 concert series, final concert.

December 5 2015, SoulSa, The Armidale Club

October 25 2015, SoulSa at the Black Gully Festival


October 25 2015, Deeargee Woolshed concert, 1st mvt of Schubert/Matiegka quartet. 2nd movement of Ross Edwards’ Arafura’ concerto. Bush medley on accordion with Nick Negerevich (flute and whistle).

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October 23-24 2015, UNE Graduation ceremony

October 15 2015, Ash Hall Trio, Nunu’s restaurant, Palm Cove

October 11 2015, EphenStephen 2015 concert series

October 10 2015, SoulSa at The Armidale Club, 9pm

October 10 2015, Missa Criollo and EphenStephen, Old Teachers’ College 7pm

October 9 2015, Caution Horses at The Red Grapevine 8pm

September 20 2015, Deckchair duo at A Day On The Gravel 10am

September 26 2015, Deckchair Duo, Echidna Gully

September 25 2015, Velvet Jazz Club 6pm

September 18 2015, WirryCow at The Red Grapevine 8pm

August 30 2015, Totally Plucked market Sunday concert 12:30pm

August 29 2015, SoulSa, Armidale Ex Servies

August 21 2015, Deckchair Duo at The Red Grapevine 8pm

August 8 2015, NERAM fundraiser “Out Of The Frame, 3pm and 6pm, Hoskin’s

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July 10 2015, Caution Horses at The Red Grapevine

June 27 2015, Soulsa at The Armidale Club

June 19-21 2015, chorus member in Dunbar, McCrossin’s Mill

June 20th 2015, 11pm and June 21st at 11am, 2015, Kez’s studio

Our third concert of the 2015 series, the Solstice concert.

April 12, 2015, 11 am, Kez’s Studio
Our second concert of the 2015 series

  • Cinco Piezas by Máximo Diego Pujol
  • Black Cat Tango by Mark Viggiani
  • Milonga al Sur by Astor Piazzolla
  • Tres Cenas Brasileiras by Sergio Assad
  • Beatles Medley arr. Brouwer

17 February 2015 Last night we read through a few kilograms of music and we think we have a nice selection for our next concert on April 12, it will be a programme of all Latin music!

Thanks to everyone who came to our last concert of Bach, Rameau, Johnson and Bacheler. It was a heavy concert, like a strong single malt, our next concert promises to be a light Sangria.

February 1st, 2015, 2:30pm, Kez’s Studio
Our first concert of the 2015 series

  • Mounsiers Almain by Daniel Bacheler
  • The Flatt Pavin and Galliard To The Flatt Pavin by John Johnson
  • Goldberg Variations: Aria, 1, 2, 11, 12, 21,
  • Suite no. 2 by Jean Phillipe Rameau

30 August 2014, Uralla Soundtrails launch, Caution Horses.

30 May 2014
WirryCow playing for Wires fundraiser

25 May 2014
12.30pm, WirryCow playing at the Market Sunday Concert, Uniting Church, Armidale.

10 May 2014
Performed our EphenStephen arrangement of the Jean-Phillipe Rameau A minor suite at the New England Bach Festival.

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2 April 2014
First performance with Caution Horses as part of the Red Rug Session at Black Dot Music. Ash Hall (trumpet), Steve Harris (percussion), Stephen Tafra (oud, banjo, accordion)

29 March 2014
Lantern Parade Uralla

17 March 2014
WirryCow at the Armidale Club Club for St. Pat’s night

8 March 2014
WirryCow at the Uralla Food and Wine Festival

7 March 2014
Waldorf Salad at Echindna Gully

6 March 2014
Caution Horses record ‘Call To Arms’ at Keystone Studios for the Uralla Story Project

20 November 2013
WirryCow in Uralla

13 October 2013
Performance of four piece version of excerpts from ‘God’s Drawing Board’ by Elena Kats-Chernin at Black Gully

7 September 2014
Waldorf Salad bush dance AHS

30 August 2013
WirryCow at The Red Grapevine

22 August 2013
Waldorf Salad at Echidna Gully

24 March 2013

Playing at NERAM Harvest this Sunday from 4-5 as EphenStephen, then with WirryCow from 5-6.

19-23 March 2013

Playing bass in the TAS production of Les Miserables

27 December 2012

Oscar Foong at Fine Music 102.5 FM will be playing EphenStephen’s GuitArmidale CD today just after 4 pm. You can listen live at Fine Music

9 December 2012
Bez Imena at NERAM

2 December 2012
One Night Stand Band at Black Gully for the TAFE student film screenings.

11 November 2012
Bez Imena at NERAM

10 November 2012
EphenStephen played for the Uralla Central School’s sesquicentennial celebrations. We then packed up double time and headed for the Ex-Services club for a WirryCow gig.

24-27 October 2012
Aqueduct opera, part of the Restrung festival at the Powerhouse in Brisbane. Playing oud! A frightening challenge but very rewarding.

21 October 2012
Performed with WirryCow at NERAM

20 October 2012
Cowboys and Indians night, lots of thigh-slappin’ tunes in the One Night Stand Band.

28-29 September 2012
UNE graduation ceremonies.

26 September 2012
Lecture at UNE on performance practice with Steve Thorneycroft.

September 2012
Six performances, playing the resonator, of Threepenny Opera. Musicians performed on stage with the actors and were asked to pretend to be drinking. Pretend? Pft!

9 September 2012
Ever thought recorder, violin, saxophone and guitar were a great sounding combination? Well, Alana Blackburn (recorders), Margaret Butcher (violin/viola), Woody Woodhouse (saxophones), Stephen Tafra (guitar) and Steve Thorneycroft (guitars) have put together a program in which you can hear this combination, in duos, trios and quartet.

We will play contemporary music in a wide variety of styles. Composers include Greg Fishman, Bill Frisell, Ryohei Hirose, Phillip Houghton, Marc Mellits and Benjamin Thorn.

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Entry by donation.

1 September
Waldorf Salad bush band gig. So much fun!

29 August 2012
A great little comic by our friend Graeme Compton.

And here it is again set to music by Steve. “Aliens made me do it”.

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26 August 2012 Accompanying Liz Ellis who will sing some Milan as part of the Sunday Market Concert series.

Also today played Britten’s Nocturnal

25 August 2012 Gave talk at the Youth Music Career day.

16 August 2012 Glass@75

June 21 2012
Midwinter Melancholy Concert
Thursday, 21 June 2012 7:30
G31, Old Teachers’ College
Stephen Tafra & Steve Thorneycroft – guitars
Steve Harris – poetry,
Robyn Bradley – piano, Margaret Butcher – viola.

4-6 May 2012 – WirryCow at the Australian Celtic Festival

21st April 2012 – Playing with the Brisbane Baroque Players, St Andrews Uniting Church.

March 23, 24, 30, 31 2012 – UNE Graduation ceremony

31st March 2012 – Armidale Composers’ Concert 3pm, Old Teachers’ College Auditorium. Entry by donation.

17th March 2012 – WirryCow playing at the Imperial Hotel, Armidale.

9th March 2012 – WirryCow playing at the Glen Innes Bowling club.

11th February 2012 – Playing with BezImena at the Black Gully Music Festival

4th February 2012 – EphenStephen are giving a concert of guitar and piano music, performed on period instruments, with our friend Keith Power. Music by Diabelli and Field. Feb 5th, 4pm. There is no entry charge but seating is limited, RSVP details are on the poster or contact me.

27th February 2012 – WirryCow at the Armidale Club.

3rd January 2012 – Waldorf Salad bush band

2nd Decemeber 2011 – WirryCow Ceilidh, Armidale Bowling Club

28th November 2011 – WirryCow at Mary White College

18th November 2011 – Bez Imena NERAM Harvest

13th November 2011 – WirryCow NERAM Harvest

12th November 2011 – WirryCow private function

7th & 8th October 2011 – UNE graduation ceremony

29th July 2011 – EphenStephen at the Red Grapevine. 8:30pm.

June 22nd 2011. Feeling happy? Cheerful? Enthusiastic? We can fix that. Wallow in your sorrow and join us for an evening of melancholic English words and music on the Winter Solstice, 8pm in the Old Teachers’ College, room G31. Features Eleanor Streatfeild (cello) and Stephens Harris, Tafra and Thorneycroft (words, guitars) with music by Britten, Dowland and Holborne and words by MacNeice, Hardy and Dickinson.

June 4th 2011 Waldorf Salad bushdance Puddledock Hall

June 2nd 2011 Wirry-cow, SAS UNE concert

UnevenSteven, Coffs Harbour 14th May 2011. A concert of solos, duos and trios by Stephen O’Hern and EphenStephen.

Springwood Civic Centre, 8pm 7th May 2011. Goldberg Variations then after the interval there will be musicby Queen, Copland, Khachaturian, Ryan and the Beatles.

Macquarie University Sydney 5pm 6th May 2011. Macquarie University Art Gallery North Ryde, Sydney 2109. Entry by donation ($12 and $8 concession). Music by Queen, Copland, Khachaturian, Ryan, Glass Bach and the Beatles.

Goldbergs 2011, UNE music residential school. Old Techers’ College, G31, 6:30pm.

26 March 2011 Subliminimal. Music by Steve Reich, Philip Glass, Marc Mellits and Gary Ryan this Saturday 26th March, Old Teachers’ College, room G31, 8:30 -9:30 p.m. Entry is free. Be prepared for meditation, aural screensavers, rock references and sci-fi quotes.

25 & 26 March, 1st & 2nd April 2011 – UNE graduation ceremony.

16th March 2011 – Waldorf Salad bushdance, Guyra showgrounds.

Saturday February 5th 8:30pm 2-11 – Bez Imena and Kez Watson and friends (Celtic, Balkan, Klezma, MIddle Eastern). Armidale Club.

Sunday January 30th 2:30 pm 2011 – Benjamin Thorn’s 50th. Old Teachers’ College Armidale

August 29 2010 12:30pm – A program of Russian songs, Greg McPhan (baritone) and Stephen Tafra (accordion). Uniting Church

26 June 2010. UnevenStephen with Stephen O’Hern, Armidale Club.

30 May 2010 Music For A Market Sunday

30 April 2010. Bach Jazz Jam, part of the New Engalnd Bach Festival

24 April 2010. UnephenStephen with Stephen O’Hern, Lazenby Hall UNE

17 March 2010. With Kez Watson and friends, Imeprial Hotel Armidale.

Halloween concert at NECOM. Koshkin, Houghton, Katchaturian … 2010

26 Sep 2009. 12:30pm. A selection of Bach Chorales peformed on two lutes and then standard and baritone guitars. NERAM.

Armidale Spring Music Festival 18 September 2009 at New England Regional Art Museum. 7pm.

Civic Centre, Gunnedah. Goldberg Variations.

22 February 2009 – Music For A Market Sunday

12 December 2008 – Concert, Narrabri

1st November 2008 – Coffs Harbour Music Festival

October 19, 4 pm – Goldberg Variations. Conservatorium Chapel ,Tamworth.

Acoustically Challenged, An evening of guitar music. Armidale Club, 8:30 pm, 29 August

Music On A Market Sunday. Uniting Church Armidale 12:30 pm, 30 August.

17 August 2008 – Armidale Symphony Orchestra with Steve Thorneycroft and Steve Tafra (guitars), Murray Winton (percusion), Graham Howard (conductor). Grainger – Irish Tune from County Derry, Mendelssohn – Symphony No. 5, Steve Thorneycroft – Spin Cycle, Vaughan Williams – English Folk Song Suite. Lazenby Hall UNE, $20 (adult), $15 (conc), $5 (stud.) at the door.

Narrabri Keyplay Festival 20th – 22nd June 08

Goldberg Variations CD launch. 15th June 08, 5 pm. Old Teachers’ College.
Armidale Club 31st May 08

Goldberg Variations – New England Bach Festival – 11th May 08

Goldberg Lecture – New England Bach Festival – 10th May 08

HSC performance weekend, Armidale – 14th March

December 16th 2007 6 pm – Concert for Jess. Ursuline Chapel, Barney Street. Vocal Chords and friends, EphenStephen. Followed by light refreshments. Tickets $10 from, NECOM, or email frances.tafra@gmail.com or at the door. ALL PROCEEDS TO ASSIST JESS AND EMILY STOCKER


December 7th 2007, 7pm – Subminimal Messages, a celebration of new music from local composers. Music by Maddox, Thorn, Ghandar, Thorneycroft and Plankenhorn. Old Teachers’ College.$15/$10/$5.

November 4th 2007, 7 pm – Comboyne performance of Goldbergs

October 28th, 2007 – Old Teachers’ College, Armidale.

July 15th, 2007 – Coffs Harbour performance of Goldbergs

June 23rd, 2007 – Narrabri performance of Goldbergs

• June 24th, 2007 – Narrabri student workshop

December 3rd 2006 – NEMTA concert

December 2nd , 2006 – Steve Reich 70th birthday concert.
Plucking Music (by Stephen Tafra) –

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Clapping Music – Murray Winton and Joseph Tafra
Nagoya Guitars – EphenStephen Electric Counterpoint – Stephen Tafra
Music For Pieces of Wood – Robyn Bradley, Sarah Christopher, Alastair Finco, Peter Maddox, Murray Winton
Jafrunk (by Steve Thorneycroft) – Sarah Christopher (dbass), Stephen Tafra (gtr) Steve Thorneycroft (gtrs) Murray Winton(mba, vib)

November 20 2006 – Vivaldi Double Mandolin concerto

September 30th, 2006 – Musicological conference of Australia

September 2, 2006 – Muswellbrook

July 1 2006 – Support for Bruce Mathishke, Armidale club

July 25th 2006 – NECOM guitar concert

May 14, 2006 – New England Bach Festival


April 29, 2006 – Tom Roberts Festival, Inverell

March 19, 2006 – Erik Satie’s Vexations ‘to be played 840 times

March 3, 2006 – HSC exemplary performers’ recital

December 8, 2005 – Pluckers ‘Tingling Toungues’ Beardy Street Armidale

November 19, 2005 – McCrossin’s Mill, Uralla

November 18, 2005 – Radio Interview

November 17, 2005 – Radio Interview

November 10, 2005 – Pluckers ‘Tingling Toungues’ Beardy Street Armidale

October 23, 2005 – ‘Blues Dinner’

October 22, 2005 – Concert in Central Park, Armidale

October 16, 2005 – GuitArmidale CD launch

October 13, 2005 – Pluckers ‘Tingling Toungues’ Beardy Street Armidale

October 8, 2005 – Peterson’s Winery

September 25, 2005 – Timaru, New Zealand. Concert for Timaru Classical Guitar Society. Programme

September 24, 2005 – Christchurch, New Zealand. Concert for Christchurch Classical Guitar Society.


September 23, 2005 – Masterton, New Zealand, ‘Spring Strings Festival’. 7:30 pm.
September 23, 2005 – Masterton, New Zealand, ‘Spring Strings Festival’. 11 am – 1 pm. Masterclass.
September 22, 2005 – Masterton, New Zealand, ‘Spring Strings Festival’. 7 pm. Ensemble workshop and festival opening.

September 21, 2005 – The University of Waikato, Hamilton New Zealand. 1 pm.

November 10 2001 – St. Peter’s Church

September 16 2001 – ?

September 8, 2005 – Pluckers ‘Tingling Toungues’ Beardy Street Armidale.

2003 Woodford Folk Festival – Plague and the Moonflower

February 11 2001 – EphenStephen in St. Auburn’s church Muswellbrook 3pm

February 10 2001 – EphenStephen in Orange 8pm

February 9 2001 – EphenStephen Parkes, Cambridge Hotel

November 19 1998 – ABRI Board Dinner. Moore Park Inn.

September 26 1998 – support for Norma O’Hara Murphy, Uralla Memorial Hall

July 23 1998 – Music Foundation Winter Series

June 14 1998 – Camden Haven Arts Council

May 11 1998 – W.H. Lee room

May 3 1998 – Armidale Symphony Orchestra. España by Chabrier (arr. Tafra) and Antarctica by Westlake

March 3 1998 – Echidna Gully

1996 Woodford Folk Festival with Tursachan
Set 1 28/12/96 9am
Set 2 31/12/96 8:30pm
Set 3 01/01/97 11am

November 23 1996 – Wedding Bishop’s Court

November 9 1996 – Tursachan at the Armidale Club

October 26 1996 – Blues Dinner

September 21 1996 – Town Hall PLL dinner

August 23-25 1996 – New England Guitar Duo for Perth Guitar society

August 3/4 1996 – ASO?

July 20 1996 – Wedding Bishop’s Court

July 6 1996 – New England Guitar Duo at Nambucca Island Golf Club

November 11 1995 – New England Guitar Duo, Coffs Harbour

October 28 1995 – Solo, bistro function centre

October 1 1995 – New England Guitar Duo, South West Rocks

September 19 1995 – New England Guitar Duom Portland

September 18 1995 – New England Guitar Duo, Horsham

September 16 1995 – New England Guitar Duo, Kyneton

September 15 1995 – New England Guitar Duo, Upper Yarra

September 9 1995 – New England Guitar Duo, Fall’s Creek

September 8 1995, New England Guitar Duo, Upper Kiewa

June 9-10 1995, New England Guitar Duo, McKay

June 4, 1995, 1:30 pm – The New England Guitar duo and the Organically Grown Choir. Ursuline Chapel.

May 1 1995 – New England Guitar Duo, Dubbo

April 30 1995, New England Guitar Duo, Cootamundra pub

April 29 1995 – New England Guitar Duo, Young

April 28, 1995, New England Guitar Duo, Coolamon

April 8 1995 – Tamworth Conservatorium of Music, Anglican Church Grammar School, Oaklands

April 2, 1995 – Workshops, Tamworth Conservatorium of Music

April 1 1995 – Solo recital, Tamworth Conservatorium of Music


March 11 1995 – New England Guitar Duo, Scone

February 26, 1995, New England Guitar Duo, Dorrigo Arts Council

September 21 1994 – New England Guitar Duo, Opera House 7:15pm

September 19 1994 – New England Guitar Duo, Victorian College of the Arts 5pm

September 18 1994 – New England Guitar Duo, Montsalvat 5pm

September 17 1994 – New England Guitar Duo, Bendigo Regional Arts Centre 7:20pm

September 15 1994 – New England Guitar Duo, Monash University 1pm

September 14 1994 – New England Guitar Duo, Gosford?

September 3 1994 – New England Guitar Duo, 2MBS

September 11 1994 – New England Guitar Duo, Campbelltown Art Gallery 4pm

September 10 1994 – New England Guitar Duo, Hornsby 8pm.

September 10 1994 – New England Guitar Duo, Lane Cove 1pm. Hornsby 8pm.

September 9 1994 – New England Guitar Duo, Gosford Salvation Army Citadel 8pm

September 6 1994 – New England Guitar Duo, Robe Institute 7:30pm

September 4 1994 – New England Guitar Duo, Burra Court House 2pm. Workshop 7-9pm.

September 3 1994 – New England Guitar Duo, Renmark

June 5 1994 – Guitar workshop Tamworth Conservatorium of Music

April 16, 1994, 8pm, Casuarina Steiner school Coffs Harbour.

September – ? 1993 – Guitar teaching Queensland Conservatorium of Music

June 1993 – New England Guitar Duo at the Darwin International Guitar Festival

December 11, 1990, Summer Concert with Daniele Burckhardt-Byrne, Felicity Horgan and Chris Childs