Queensland String Concert Guide

Find all your local String Concerts in one place. String Concert Guide for Brisbane, South East Queensland and Northern NSW.
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Pacific Chamber Players 2:00 pm
Pacific Chamber Players @ Caloundra Uniting Church
Apr 1 @ 2:00 pm
Saturday April 1 Caloundra Uniting Church, 2.00pm ​ MOZART Quintet for Clarinet, Basset Horn and String Trio, KV App 90 SCHUBERT String Quartet No 13 in A minor Op 29, ‘Rosamunde’ MENDELSSOHN Concert Piece No 2 for Clarinet, Basset Horn … Continue reading
Kiddies Cushion Concert – Presented by Brisbane Concert Orchestra 2:30 pm
Kiddies Cushion Concert – Presented by Brisbane Concert Orchestra @ Red Hill Community Sports Club
Apr 1 @ 2:30 pm
  Join the Brisbane Concert Orchestra for a musical and energetic afternoon as the orchestra takes children of all ages on a symphonic journey! The annual BCO Kiddies Cushion Concert introduces children to the range of orchestral instruments where they … Continue reading
Monique Clare (solo) 6:30 pm
Monique Clare (solo) @ Folk At The Friary
Apr 1 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Folk At The Friary 7:30 – Monique Clare 8.30 – Hailey Calvert About Monique Clare Monique Clare Musician Brisbane-based, cello-wielding songstress. Raw, eclectic folk fusion; beautifully quirky songs, in which old traditions meet unconventional ideas. Click Here for more Information
‘Violin Xtreme’ – Alexandre Da Costa (Canada) violin virtuoso – 7:30 pm
‘Violin Xtreme’ – Alexandre Da Costa (Canada) violin virtuoso – @ Sandgate Town Hall
Apr 1 @ 7:30 pm
I was delighted: what a violinist, beauty of sound, fastest fingers I have heard yet, the good taste to play different styles and great humour. Chapeau! Leon Spierer (Berlin Philharmonic Concertmaster 1963-1993) Join Alexandre Da Costa in a world where … Continue reading
HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER’S STONE™ – IN CONCERT – QSO 7:30 pm
HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER’S STONE™ – IN CONCERT – QSO
Apr 1 @ 7:30 pm
Another show  SAT 1 APR 2017 1.30PM The Harry Potter™ film series is a cultural phenomenon that continues to delight millions of fans around the world. In an Australian-first, this special concert will feature Queensland Symphony Orchestra performing every note … Continue reading
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Baroques Unknowns – Lesser known Orchestral Works from the 18th Century – Presented by Brisbane Baroque Players 11:00 am
Baroques Unknowns – Lesser known Orchestral Works from the 18th Century – Presented by Brisbane Baroque Players @ Old Government House
Apr 2 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join the Brisbane Baroque Players at Old Government House on Sunday 2nd April 2017 at 11:00am for a Free Concert of lesser known 18th Century orchestral works played on period instruments: Johann Christoph Pez – Concerto Pastorale for 2 Recorders, … Continue reading
Intermediate Celtic Sessions 1:00 pm
Intermediate Celtic Sessions @ Finbar's Lounge Bar
Apr 2 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1st & 3rd Sundays 1pm – 4pm   Musicians and Audience Welcome Tunes played include BBS, NFF Session Experience, Maleny Tunes Class & other common tunes at a moderate pace. Playing by ear encouraged. More Info: Kate Fraser 07 5499 … Continue reading
Pacific Chamber Players 2:00 pm
Pacific Chamber Players @ Coolum Catholic Church
Apr 2 @ 2:00 pm
Sunday April 2 Coolum Catholic Church, 2.00pm ​ MOZART Quintet for Clarinet, Basset Horn and String Trio, KV App 90 SCHUBERT String Quartet No 13 in A minor Op 29, ‘Rosamunde’ MENDELSSOHN Concert Piece No 2 for Clarinet, Basset Horn … Continue reading
The Noosa Orchestra 2:30 pm
The Noosa Orchestra @ Cooran Memorial School
Apr 2 @ 2:30 pm
Sunday 2 April, 2.30 pm, Cooran Memorial School of Arts Hall, Cooran The Noosa Orchestra (conducted by Antoni Bonetti) will perform Symphony No 1 in C by Beethoven, Oboe Concerto in D minor by Marcello (with soloist, Frances Brodie) and … Continue reading
Deep Blue – Bleach Festival 5:30 pm
Deep Blue – Bleach Festival @ Queen Elizabeth Park
Apr 2 @ 5:30 pm
DeepBlue the orchestra unleashed comprises strings, electronics and physical theatre. Their performances combine the lush strings of an orchestra, the groove of a band, the drama of theatre, and the excitement of a circus. Since 2007 DeepBlue have developed six … Continue reading
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The Autumn Music School at QMC – Presented by BEMAC and Sounds Across Oceans
The Autumn Music School at QMC – Presented by BEMAC and Sounds Across Oceans
Apr 4 – Apr 7 all-day
Bringing Worlds Together Through Music… Open to all ages, styles and instruments, Sounds Across Oceans and BEMAC present the AUTUMN MUSIC SCHOOL at the Queensland Multicultural Centre. Running over four days at the Queensland Multicultural Centre, from Tuesday, April 4 … Continue reading
Francesca de Valence 12:00 pm
Francesca de Valence @ Brisbane City Hall
Apr 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Award-winning singersongwriter and multi-instrumentalist Francesca de Valence will delight in Brisbane City Hall. Francesca’s crystalline vocals and the Steinway will be supported by a luscious string orchestra. Free event Click Here for more Information
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WHITE HALO ENSEMBLE AT TWILIGHT 6:00 pm
WHITE HALO ENSEMBLE AT TWILIGHT @ USQ Arts Theatre
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm
CHAMBER MUSIC AT ITS FINEST. Presented by the USQ Academic Services Division White Halo Ensemble is a chamber ensemble celebrating the importance of chamber music to arts culture and music education. Based at the University of Queensland’s School of Music, … Continue reading
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Morning Music at the Old Museum – Presented by QYO 10:30 am
Morning Music at the Old Museum – Presented by QYO @ Old Museum Building
Apr 6 @ 10:30 am
Morning Music at the Old Museum will feature programs of delightful pieces full of tuneful variety, specially chosen for mid-week, morning listening in the Concert Hall of Brisbane’s historic Old Museum, Bowen Hills. Enjoy an hour or so of music … Continue reading
White Halo Ensemble – Presented by UQ School of Music 1:00 pm
White Halo Ensemble – Presented by UQ School of Music @ Nickson Room, Zelman Cowen Building, School of Music
Apr 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Established in 2014, White Halo Ensemble is a collaboration of four of Australia’s most experienced and versatile chamber musicians. Taking its name from the halo effect that forms behind supersonic jets as they break the sound barrier, the group seeks … Continue reading
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City Sounds: Anna & Jordan 5:00 pm
City Sounds: Anna & Jordan @ Queen Street Mall
Apr 7 @ 5:00 pm
“Triple j Unearthed duo Anna & Jordan are the epitome of original folk. Their gentle acoustic sounds paired with their incredibly well-written songs and unique talent for technical music resulted in a performance that was truly hypnotising. With Jordan on … Continue reading
Brisbane Celtic Fiddle Club 6:00 pm
Brisbane Celtic Fiddle Club @ Red Hill Community Sports Club
Apr 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Brisbane Celtic Fiddle Club meets on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month at Red Hill Community Sports Club, 22 Fulcher Road, Red Hill. Contact Emma Nixon emma@emmanixon.com.au for details. Advanced Fiddle Club night is on from 7:00 – … Continue reading
Moreton Celtic Fiddle Club 6:30 pm
Moreton Celtic Fiddle Club @ Mango Hill community hall,
Apr 7 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Held once a month for all keen fiddlers, cellists, guitarists, and musicians in the community. You will need to bring Your fiddle, Cello, guitar, mandolin, tin whistle, recorder, Harp, Bodhran, double bass, banjo, viola and a music stand! We many … Continue reading
Barleyshakes Concert 7:00 pm
Barleyshakes Concert @ Mapleton Hall
Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Get set for a night of intense energy, beautiful harmonies and driving dance rhythms next month, when well known Celtic band Barleyshakes launches the ‘Live Music Locally’ program at the Mapleton Hall. Brewed in Ireland and distilled in Australia, the … Continue reading
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Iona Allan in Recital – Presented by Qld Conservatorium 11:00 am
Iona Allan in Recital – Presented by Qld Conservatorium @ Ian Hanger Recital Hall
Apr 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:20 pm
FREE EVENT Alumni Strings Winning the Major Prize in the 2016 Ena Williams Award for Postgraduate Study Overseas, Iona Allan accompanied by Mitchell Leigh presents her celebration recital performing the works that won her the award as well as other … Continue reading
White Halo Ensemble – Presented by UQ School of Music 11:30 am
White Halo Ensemble – Presented by UQ School of Music @ The Long Room, Customs House
Apr 9 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Established in 2014, White Halo Ensemble is a collaboration of four of Australia’s most experienced and versatile chamber musicians. Taking its name from the halo effect that forms behind supersonic jets as they break the sound barrier, the group seeks … Continue reading
Care to Dance? – Presented by Qld Medical Orchestra 2:00 pm
Care to Dance? – Presented by Qld Medical Orchestra @ Brisbane City Hall
Apr 9 @ 2:00 pm
  This is a major production like you have never seen before. To be held at the magnificent Brisbane City Hall, QMO and Queensland Ballet have collaborated to bring you an afternoon of spectacular dance and music, with a guest … Continue reading
DVOŘÁK QUARTET – Presented by QSO 3:00 pm
DVOŘÁK QUARTET – Presented by QSO @ QSO Studio's
Apr 9 @ 3:00 pm
QSO musicians, Adina Quartet Mozart Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat Dvořák String Quartet No.12, American Great classics at their most intimate. Hear selections of chamber music QSO musicians love and works they wish to explore. Experience beautiful chamber music on Sunday … Continue reading
Sing It – Vox Caldera Choir with Louise King & Hamsa Arnold 3:00 pm
Sing It – Vox Caldera Choir with Louise King & Hamsa Arnold @ A & I Hall
Apr 9 @ 3:00 pm
Sing It – Vox Caldera Choir with Louise King (cello) & Hamsa Arnold (keyboard) Click Here for more Information
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BACH VIOLIN CONCERTOS – Presented by ACO 7:00 pm
BACH VIOLIN CONCERTOS – Presented by ACO @ Concert Hall
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm
PROGRAM BACH (arr. Richard Tognetti) Preludio from Violin Partita No.3 in E major BACH Violin Concerto No.2 in E major BACH Sarabande from Cello Suite No.4 in E-flat major HAYDN Symphony No.22 in E-flat major The Philosopher BACH Concerto for … Continue reading
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Sadie and Jay – Presented by The Bug 7:30 pm
Sadie and Jay – Presented by The Bug @ New Farm Bowls Club
Apr 11 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Sadie & Jay’s contemporary and original folk music leans to the alternative with a tinge of blues and roots and occasional theatrics! Jay plays guitars, bouzouki, banjo and mandolin while Sadie plays electric and double bass.. They sing captivating songs … Continue reading
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Byron Bay Bluesfest
Byron Bay Bluesfest @ Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm
Apr 13 – Apr 17 all-day
Byron Bay Bluesfest is Australia’s Premier Contemporary Blues & Roots Music Festival. It showcases music from around the world annually on the Easter long weekend on 120 hectares at Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, just north of Byron Bay, NSW. Bluesfest … Continue reading
Adam Chalabi (violin) and Anna Grinberg (piano) – Presented by UQ School of Music 1:00 pm
Adam Chalabi (violin) and Anna Grinberg (piano) – Presented by UQ School of Music @ Nickson Room, Zelman Cowen Building, School of Music
Apr 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
UQ School of Music’s Associate Professor Adam Chalabi and Dr Anna Grinberg perform Beethoven’s famous ‘Kreutzer’ Sonata No. 9 Op. 47. About the performers Adam Chalabi Adam Chalabi, Associate Professor in Violin Performance at the School of Music, had a … Continue reading
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J.S. Bach St Matthew Passion – UQ Chamber Singers and UQ Pulse Chamber Orchestra 7:00 pm
J.S. Bach St Matthew Passion – UQ Chamber Singers and UQ Pulse Chamber Orchestra @ St John's Cathedral
Apr 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
About J.S. Bach St Matthew Passion – UQ Chamber Singers and UQ Pulse Chamber Orchestra Under the direction of Dr Graeme Morton AO and Mr Patrick Murphy, the UQ Chamber Singers and the UQ Pulse Orchestra will perform J.S. Bach’s … Continue reading
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The Company – Presented by The Bug 7:30 pm
The Company – Presented by The Bug @ New Farm Bowls Club
Apr 18 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
The Company formed in Brisbane in 2012, out of four musicians from far-flung places. Mick Patrick sings lead, plays mandolin and fiddle and is from Townsville, North Queensland. George Jackson plays fiddle and banjo and hails from Christchurch, New Zealand … Continue reading
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The Beggars – Sing from the Heart 11:00 am
The Beggars – Sing from the Heart @ Empire Theatre
Apr 20 @ 11:00 am
Beauaraba Living and Empire Theatres Presents Music Sing from the Heart is the brand new show from internationally acclaimed vocal trio The Beggars. Following the success of previous shows Australian Songbook, Sing the Seekers and Sing! the Beggars turn their … Continue reading
Solo Works for Cello – Presented by Qld Conservatorium 1:05 pm
Solo Works for Cello – Presented by Qld Conservatorium @ Ian Hanger Recital Hall
Apr 20 @ 1:05 pm – 2:00 pm
FREE EVENT Lunchtime Strings Ian Hanger Recital Hall Featuring music for solo cello by Bach, Carter and Kodaly presented by candidates of the Master of Music (Research) program. Click Here for more Information
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Concert Featuring Youth Symphony 4:22 am
Concert Featuring Youth Symphony @ Gold Coast Youth Orchestra
Apr 21 @ 4:22 am – 5:22 am
Youth Symphony – advanced Click Here for more Information
Brisbane Celtic Fiddle Club 6:00 pm
Brisbane Celtic Fiddle Club @ Red Hill Community Sports Club
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Brisbane Celtic Fiddle Club meets on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month at Red Hill Community Sports Club, 22 Fulcher Road, Red Hill. Contact Emma Nixon emma@emmanixon.com.au for details. Advanced Fiddle Club night is on from 7:00 – … Continue reading
JESSICA COTTIS CONDUCTS BEETHOVEN 5 – Presented by Qld Conservatorium 7:30 pm
JESSICA COTTIS CONDUCTS BEETHOVEN 5 – Presented by Qld Conservatorium @ Conservatorium Theatre, Griffith University
Apr 21 @ 7:30 pm – 8:50 pm
  Rising international conductor Jessica Cottis, currently Principal Conductor of the Glasgow New Music Expedition, conducts her first concert with the Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra. This program features student soloist Johnny van Gend in Mendelssohn’s beloved Violin Concerto alongside Benjamin de … Continue reading
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My Nightingale at the Sunshine Coast Ukulele Festival 12:00 pm
My Nightingale at the Sunshine Coast Ukulele Festival
Apr 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
My Nightingale play Sunshine Coast Ukulele Festival 2017! Music Sunshine Coast, Queensland Ukulele Click Here for more Information
Mythos Ensemble 1:30 pm
Mythos Ensemble @ Sunnybank Hills Library
Apr 22 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Mythos Ensemble, currently comprised of flute, oboe, clarinet and cello, has been performing a wide repertoire of works for nearly 30 years. Listen to Mythos as they perform beautiful English music and help celebrate the 4MBS Festival of Classics of … Continue reading
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Performance on the Peak: Collusion by Spicers Retreats 2:00 pm
Performance on the Peak: Collusion by Spicers Retreats @ Spicers Peak Lodge
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Music and Dance on the Mountaintop at Spicers Peak Lodge All are invited to escape to the ‘theatre in the clouds’ at Spicers Peak Lodge with the first arts performance of a pending four-part series. On Sunday April 23, Queensland’s … Continue reading
GCCO 2017 Concert 1 – String Serenade 2:30 pm
GCCO 2017 Concert 1 – String Serenade @ All Saints Anglican Church
Apr 23 @ 2:30 pm
  Gold Coast Chamber Orchestra is delighted to present a return of their musical performance, String Serenade, which was first performed in October 2016. The performance will feature Soloists Nigel Bardsley (Violin) Iris Doo (Viola) Conducted by Camillio Manricks Programme … Continue reading
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On Parade! – Presented by Gold Coast Philharmonic Orchestra 12:30 pm
On Parade! – Presented by Gold Coast Philharmonic Orchestra @ Robina Auditorium
Apr 25 @ 12:30 pm
The Gold Coast Philharmonic Orchestra and Conductor Mark Turpin present ON PARADE, a concert celebrating our own community and our relationship with the ANZAC spirit, on Tuesday 25 April at 2.30pm. For further information: Pamela Lowry – info@goldcoastphilharmonic.com Click Here … Continue reading
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ACADEMY OF ST MARTIN IN THE FIELDS LED BY JOSHUA BELL 7:00 pm
ACADEMY OF ST MARTIN IN THE FIELDS LED BY JOSHUA BELL @ Concert Hall
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
For over 50 years, London’s Academy of St Martin in the Fields has been one of the world’s favourite orchestras. Established and led by the late Sir Neville Marriner, this superstar chamber orchestra brought the music of Mozart, Vivaldi, Beethoven … Continue reading
MYSTICAL TIBET CONCERT – Presented by Brisbane Powerhouse 7:30 pm
MYSTICAL TIBET CONCERT – Presented by Brisbane Powerhouse @ Powerhouse Theatre
Apr 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:15 pm
PRESENTED BY TENZIN CHOEGYAL AND FESTIVAL OF TIBET IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BRISBANE POWERHOUSE PRESENT Music of Philip Glass and Tenzin with Camerata – Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra in Honor of one of the most influential composers of the late 20th and … Continue reading
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ACADEMY OF ST MARTIN IN THE FIELDS LED BY JOSHUA BELL 7:00 pm
ACADEMY OF ST MARTIN IN THE FIELDS LED BY JOSHUA BELL @ Concert Hall
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
For over 50 years, London’s Academy of St Martin in the Fields has been one of the world’s favourite orchestras. Established and led by the late Sir Neville Marriner, this superstar chamber orchestra brought the music of Mozart, Vivaldi, Beethoven … Continue reading
AMERICA! – Presented by QSO 7:30 pm
AMERICA! – Presented by QSO @ Brisbane City Hall
Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm
Conductor Alondra de la Parra Double Bass Edicson Ruiz (Australian debut, QSO exclusive) Relish in the music of America’s Golden Age as Music Director Alondra de la Parra leads QSO in this spirited evening of works from Gershwin, Bernstein and … Continue reading
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Meta Weiss & Daniel de Borah – Presented by Qld Conservatorium 6:00 pm
Meta Weiss & Daniel de Borah – Presented by Qld Conservatorium @ Ian Hanger Recital Hall
Apr 28 @ 6:00 pm
$15 / $10 AT DOOR Faculty Piano, Strings The seamless sounds of American cellist Meta Weiss and the grace of pianist Daniel de Borah combine in this performance of sonatas by Chopin and Brahms. Click Here for more Information
Music For a While – Presented by Arioso Chamber Ensemble 6:00 pm
Music For a While – Presented by Arioso Chamber Ensemble @ St Peter's Catholic Church
Apr 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Arioso Chamber Ensemble performs music to transport the soul and delight the senses, in a program of baroque music by Purcell, Telemann, Tartini, Schop, Phillips, and Barriere. Judit Molnar – soprano, Margaret Caley – baroque violin, Belinda Manwaring – baroque … Continue reading
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Music for a While – Presented by Arioso Chamber Ensemble 7:00 pm
Music for a While – Presented by Arioso Chamber Ensemble @ Lift
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Arioso Chamber Ensemble performs music to transport the soul and delight the senses, in a program of baroque music by Purcell, Telemann, Tartini, Schop, Phillips, and Barriere. Judit Molnar – soprano, Margaret Caley – baroque violin, Belinda Manwaring – baroque … Continue reading
FEVER PITCH – Presented by QSO 7:30 pm
FEVER PITCH – Presented by QSO @ Powerhouse Theatre
Apr 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Conductor Alondra de la Parra Double Bass Edicson Ruiz Piano Joe Chindamo Vocals Olivia Chindamo Chapela Inguesu (Australian Premiere) Martinsson Double Bass Concerto No.1 (Australian Premiere) Chapela Piroklasta (World Premiere) Chindamo FANTASKATTO for Voice and Orchestra (World Premiere) Brisbane Powerhouse … Continue reading
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Music for a While – Presented by Arioso Chamber Ensemble 2:30 pm
Music for a While – Presented by Arioso Chamber Ensemble @ Sandgate Town Hall
Apr 30 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Arioso Chamber Ensemble performs music to transport the soul and delight the senses, in a program of baroque music by Purcell, Telemann, Tartini, Schop, Phillips, and Barriere. Judit Molnar – soprano, Margaret Caley – baroque violin, Belinda Manwaring – baroque … Continue reading
Sing It – Vox Caldera Choir with Louise King (cello) & Hamsa Arnold (organ) 6:00 pm
Sing It – Vox Caldera Choir with Louise King (cello) & Hamsa Arnold (organ) @ Saint Mary's Anglican Church
Apr 30 @ 6:00 pm
Sing It – Vox Caldera Choir with Louise King (cello) & Hamsa Arnold (organ) Click Here for more Information