Queensland String Concert Guide

Find all your local String Concerts in one place. String Concert Guide for Brisbane, South East Queensland and Northern NSW.
To have your string event listed, please contact us a week before the first of the month.

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Join Queensland Youth Orchestra in 2018
Join Queensland Youth Orchestra in 2018
Jul 1 all-day
Auditions for 2018 Applications for 2018 are now open. Closing date for applications will be Saturday 5 August 2017. DOWNLOAD THE 2018 AUDITION BROCHURE Queensland Youth Orchestras (QYO) provides outstanding orchestral experiences for musicians aged 8 to 25. In seven … Continue reading
Chamber Philharmonia Cologne (Home Hill) 7:00 pm
Chamber Philharmonia Cologne (Home Hill) @ St Helen's Anglican Church Hall
Jul 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Don’t miss this rare opportunity to experience one of Germany’s finest Ensembles Chamber Philharmonia Cologne * Germany performing on Saturday 1st July 2017 at 7 pm in St. Helen’s Anglican Church in Home Hill Classics from Germany. We are very … Continue reading
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Intermediate Celtic Sessions 1:00 pm
Intermediate Celtic Sessions @ Finbar's Lounge Bar (Sunshine Coast)
Jul 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
Chamber Philharmonia Cologne (Townsville) 7:30 pm
Chamber Philharmonia Cologne (Townsville) @ Sacred Heart Cathedral
Jul 2 @ 7:30 pm
“Classical music the world over” – this is the motto of the Chamber Philharmonia Cologne. It is irrelevant for our musicians whether they are playing in a little village church, in the open air, in Cologne Cathedral or in the … Continue reading
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Maryborough Music Conference 2017
Maryborough Music Conference 2017 @ Brolga Theatre
Jul 5 – Jul 9 all-day
The Queensland Government, Department of Education and Training is delighted to invite you to attend Maryborough Music Conference 2017 held from Wednesday 5 to Sunday, 9 July 2017 at the magnificent Brolga Theatre and Convention Centre. This conference is now … Continue reading
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Bello Winter Music Festival (NSW)
Bello Winter Music Festival (NSW) @ Various Locations
Jul 6 – Jul 9 all-day
Bello Winter Music is dedicated to programming an exciting and eclectic mix of new and emerging artists – local, national and international, while showcasing everything that Bellingen has to offer. Upon arrival to BWMF, tickets are exchanged for wrist bands … Continue reading
Morning Music at the Old Museum – Presented by Qld Youth Orchestra 10:30 am
Morning Music at the Old Museum – Presented by Qld Youth Orchestra @ Old Museum Building
Jul 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 played … Continue reading
MCGREGOR MARKETS & MUSIC with Bentley Strings (Toowoomba) 7:00 pm
MCGREGOR MARKETS & MUSIC with Bentley Strings (Toowoomba) @ USQ Arts Theatre & Courtyard
Jul 6 @ 7:00 pm
Join us for our Winter School 30thAnniversary Celebration with a night of Music & Markets! Markets Join us for the McGregor Markets & Music, where tutors and artists from the McGregor Winter Arts Retreat will showcase and sell their original … Continue reading
Sitkovetsky Trio – Presented by Musica Viva 7:00 pm
Sitkovetsky Trio – Presented by Musica Viva @ Queensland Conservatorium
Jul 6 @ 7:00 pm
Three young virtuosi with countless solo prizes and achievements to their names: together, the music-making of the Sitkovetsky Trio is little short of miraculous. In their hands the piano trio becomes a miniature orchestra. Their 2017 program progresses from darkness to … Continue reading
Chamber Philharmonia Cologne (Cairns) 7:30 pm
Chamber Philharmonia Cologne (Cairns) @ St Monica's Cathedral
Jul 6 @ 7:30 pm
“Classical music the world over” – this is the motto of the Chamber Philharmonia Cologne. It is irrelevant for our musicians whether they are playing in a little village church, in the open air, in Cologne Cathedral or in the … Continue reading
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ASPIRE International Youth Music Festival
ASPIRE International Youth Music Festival @ Queensland Conservatorium
Jul 7 – Jul 9 all-day
ASPIRE International Youth Music Festival is a competition on a new level; attracting world renowned adjudicators from across the globe and appealing to the best young musicians internationally. Raising aspirations of young musicians, ASPIRE International Youth Music Festival is an … Continue reading
Le Festival with Cigany Weaver, The O’Brien Quartet & Amadeus Orchestra
Le Festival with Cigany Weaver, The O’Brien Quartet & Amadeus Orchestra @ Cultural Forecourt
Jul 7 – Jul 9 all-day
Australia’s biggest French festival – Le Festival – has released its full programme, promising a weekend in Brisbane of food, wine and French culture like no other. This year’s festival, from Friday 7 – Sunday 9 July 2017 in South … Continue reading
Queensland Music Festival
Queensland Music Festival @ Various Locations
Jul 7 – Jul 30 all-day
Over three huge weeks from 7 – 30 July 2017 Queensland Music Festival will take over the state, bringing unforgettable music experiences to cities, regions and remote corners of Queensland. Under Artistic Director Katie Noonan, the 2017 QMF program is … Continue reading
Brisbane Celtic Fiddle Club 6:00 pm
Brisbane Celtic Fiddle Club @ Red Hill Community Sports Club
Jul 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
Dinner Under the Stars with As of sky supported by Mecca Mecca- unplugged 6:00 pm
Dinner Under the Stars with As of sky supported by Mecca Mecca- unplugged @ Nimbin Bush Theatre (Nimbin)
Jul 7 @ 6:00 pm
Entry by Donation. As of sky are an emerging indie band with a fresh blend of new melodies anchored in old folk roots. Inspired by the likes of Laura Marling, Andrew Bird and Sufjan Stevens, their soulful lyrics, rich harmonies, … Continue reading
Moreton Celtic Fiddle Club 6:30 pm
Moreton Celtic Fiddle Club @ Mango Hill community hall,
Jul 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
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to the earth – Presented by Argo & Qld Music Festival 7:00 pm
to the earth – Presented by Argo & Qld Music Festival @ Spring Hill Reserviour
Jul 8 @ 7:00 pm
a special two-night event NIGHT ONE: to the earth music for string quartet + cavernous spaces Camerata – Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra rich, raw, propulsive, explosive :: to the earth drives you to the edges of your seat in its descent … Continue reading
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Riverside Jazz with The Cruise Brothers 12:30 pm
Riverside Jazz with The Cruise Brothers @ The Phoenix Rising Cafe (Nimbin)
Jul 9 @ 12:30 pm
Free Entry. These cats know how to play Jazz! Traditional and progressive and smooth as silk! Music to bliss out to in the flower filled gardens by the gorgeous Mulgum Creek. The Phoenix Rising Cafe will be open serving delicious … Continue reading
Twilight in the Red Box – Part of Qld Music Festival 5:30 pm
Twilight in the Red Box – Part of Qld Music Festival @ Red Box
Jul 9 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Join us for a series of intimate twilight concerts featuring music from renouned Australian and international composers in an eclectic program that touches on reflections on the past, present and future through topical issues including domestic violence, migration and Indigenous … Continue reading
ASPIRE International Youth Music Festival Gala Finale Concert 6:00 pm
ASPIRE International Youth Music Festival Gala Finale Concert @ Conservatorium Theatre
Jul 9 @ 6:00 pm
  You are invited to the inaugural ASPIRE International Youth Music Festival’s Gala Finale Concert. The Gala Finale Concert is an opportunity to present 1st, 2nd and 3rd placed ensembles and watch as the winning schools from each section compete … Continue reading
To the sky – Presented by Argo & Qld Music Festival 6:00 pm
To the sky – Presented by Argo & Qld Music Festival @ Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium
Jul 9 @ 6:00 pm
NIGHT TWO: to the sky music for strings, synths + stars 9 July 2017 | two sessions: 6pm + 8pm Camerata – Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra Thomas Green + Connor D’Netto + Joshua Rivory mesmerising, intoxicating, breathtaking, exhilarating :: to the … Continue reading
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Australian String Quartet Signature Series Concert 6:30 pm
Australian String Quartet Signature Series Concert @ Perfoming Arts Centre
Jul 12 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Australian String Quartet bring their distinct sound to St Peters Lutheran College Auditorium. Enhanced by a matched set of 18th century handcrafted Giovanni Battista Guadagnini instruments, they will present a one off special performance of classic quartet repertoire along … Continue reading
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Double Bass Department – Presented by Qld Conservatorium 1:05 am
Double Bass Department – Presented by Qld Conservatorium @ Ian Hanger Recital Hall
Jul 13 @ 1:05 am – 2:00 am
Lunchtime Strings  Experience the power and depth of sound of the double bass as students perform solo pieces and chamber works. Click Here for more Information
Estampa – Presented by Brisbane Jazz Club 6:30 pm
Estampa – Presented by Brisbane Jazz Club @ Brisbane Jazz Club
Jul 13 @ 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Evoking visions of Parisian laneways, South American sensuality, and the unbridled joy of European folk-music and Jazz, Estampa delivers an energetic, internationally-inspired performance. Combining a unique blend of violin, voice, piano accordion and double bass, this group of fiery musicians … Continue reading
CAMERATA – SANCTUARY 7:00 pm
CAMERATA – SANCTUARY @ Concert Hall
Jul 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Sanctuary is calm, solitude, contemplation, refuge, asylum, contentedness, our loved ones … perhaps even a sense of permanence. Music can evoke our places of refuge, of meditation, or create an unguarded place away from the rest of life for song, … Continue reading
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Sound Feast Music Event with the Barleyshakes 6:00 pm
Sound Feast Music Event with the Barleyshakes @ The J (Sunshine Coast)
Jul 14 @ 6:00 pm
Sound Feast is an incredible free monthly concert at The J Theatre featuring awesome bands and performers. We have fantastic high quality sound and lighting to give both performers and the audience a whole concert experience.Beginning in January 2016, Sound … Continue reading
Camerata – Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra: Sanctuary 7:30 pm
Camerata – Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra: Sanctuary @ Empire Theatre
Jul 14 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Sanctuary is calm, solitude, contemplation, refuge, asylum, contentedness, our loved ones … perhaps even a sense of permanence. Music can evoke our places of refuge, of meditation, or create an unguarded place away from the rest of life for song, dance … Continue reading
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Seattle Connection – Presented by Gold Coast Chamber Orchestra (Gold Coast) 2:30 pm
Seattle Connection – Presented by Gold Coast Chamber Orchestra (Gold Coast) @ St George’s Anglican Church
Jul 15 @ 2:30 pm
Gold Coast Chamber Orchestra is delighted to present Seattle Connection, featuring guest Concertmaster and Soloist, Dr. Quinton Morris. John Rutter – Suite for Strings Bach – Double Violin Concerto in D minor Soloists… Dr Quinton Morris – Violin Hugh Won … Continue reading
Forests, Fjords and Folklore – Presented by Sunshine Coast Symphony Orchestra 7:00 pm
Forests, Fjords and Folklore – Presented by Sunshine Coast Symphony Orchestra @ Caloundra Uniting Church (Caloundra)
Jul 15 @ 7:00 pm
Programmed are the entrancing Dvorak Slavonic Dances, Sibelius’s charismatic Karelia Suite and his famous enchanting Tone Poem Finlandia. Also featured are Grieg’s captivating Peer Gynt Suite and his flamboyant, virtuosic Piano Concerto in A minor. For the latter work the … Continue reading
WORDS AND MUSIC Presented by Judith Wright Centre, Kupka’s Piano & Queensland Music Festival  7:30 pm
WORDS AND MUSIC Presented by Judith Wright Centre, Kupka’s Piano & Queensland Music Festival  @ Judith Wright Centre
Jul 15 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm
In a post-truth world, where words can no longer be trusted, can we instead say it with music? New music ensemble Kupka’s Piano continues this investigation in the 2017 Words Fail series. All dark no begging No giving no words No … Continue reading
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‘Musical Mosaic’ Charity Concert 11:30 am
‘Musical Mosaic’ Charity Concert @ Glenloch Gardens (Tamborine Mountain)
Jul 16 @ 11:30 am
‘Musical Mosaic’, a charity concert featuring Tabatha Ashmore (soprano), Glenn Lorimer (tenor), Quinton Morris (violin) with ‘Carisma’ – Anna Stoddart (flute), Catherine Lee (cello) & Janice Preece (harp) … and other performers … will include ‘Queen of the Night Aria’ … Continue reading
From the New World – Presented by Northern Rivers Symphony Orchestra 2:30 pm
From the New World – Presented by Northern Rivers Symphony Orchestra @ Tweed Heads Civic Centre (Tweed Heads)
Jul 16 @ 2:30 pm
Charity Concert, Conducted by Warwick Potter In this concert, the NRSO is delighted to assist the Tweed Palliative Support Inc, an inclusive cancer support and palliative care charity that has recently opened NSW’s only adults’ community hospice, Wedgetail Retreat.  TPS … Continue reading
FRANCK SONATA – Presented by QSO 3:00 pm
FRANCK SONATA – Presented by QSO @ QSO Studios
Jul 16 @ 3:00 pm
Violin Alan Smith Piano Alex Raineri Flute Hayley Radke Bassoon David Mitchell Clarinet Nicholas Harmsen Harp Jill Atkinson Flute Kate Lawson Violin Delia Kinmont Violin Rebecca Seymour Viola Charlotte Burbrook de Vere Cello Matthew Kinmont Franck Violin Sonata Villa-Lobos Bachianas … Continue reading
Twilight in the Red Box – Part of Queensland Music Festival 5:30 pm
Twilight in the Red Box – Part of Queensland Music Festival @ Red Box
Jul 16 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Join us for a series of intimate twilight concerts featuring music from renouned Australian and international composers in an eclectic program that touches on reflections on the past, present and future through topical issues including domestic violence, migration and Indigenous … Continue reading
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Regional Flavours Festival (Southbank) – featuring Cigány Weaver
Regional Flavours Festival (Southbank) – featuring Cigány Weaver @ South Bank Parklands
Jul 17 all-day
17th July – Regional Flavours Festival (Southbank) Click Here for more Information
STRINGS SENSATION Southport with Dr. Quinton Morris of Seattle University 10:00 am
STRINGS SENSATION Southport with Dr. Quinton Morris of Seattle University @ Queensland Academy for Healh Sciences (Southport)
Jul 17 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Workshop Day for Secondary School String Students On Monday 17th July, 2017 Registration: 10.00am Session 1: 11.00am The Day concludes with a Demonstration Concert for Parents at 2.30pm CONTACT DETAILSKylie Guthrig: kylie@quintonmorris.org        Phone: 0408 372 939 CLOSING … Continue reading
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SEATTLE CONNECTION – Presented by Gold Coast Chamber Orchestra (Gold Coast) 7:00 pm
SEATTLE CONNECTION – Presented by Gold Coast Chamber Orchestra (Gold Coast) @ Queensland Academies of Health Sciences,
Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
WITH GUEST CONCERTMASTER/SOLOIST DR. QUINTON MORRIS – John Rutter – Suite for Strings Bach – Double Violin Concerto in D minor Soloists… Dr Quinton Morris – Violin Hugh Won – Violin Samuel Barber – Adagio Saint George’s Concerto in G … Continue reading
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My Nightingale – Part of Queensland Music Festival 7:00 pm
My Nightingale – Part of Queensland Music Festival @ The Johnson
Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
   My Nightingale (MNG) are playing an intimate show for Queensland Music Festival and it’s FREE. 20 lucky guests will get the chance to hear MNG play in a beautiful hotel room by putting their names down in a ballot. … Continue reading
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Sunshine Coast Junior Eisteddfod 2017 11:37 pm
Sunshine Coast Junior Eisteddfod 2017 @ Various Locations
Jul 20 @ 11:37 pm – Aug 6 @ 12:37 am
I would like to welcome the competitors and their supporters to our 50th Sunshine Coast Junior Eisteddfod. In 1967 a small committee, led by Mr John James, recommenced the Nambour Eisteddfod after a lapse of 18 years. 542 students entered … Continue reading
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QSO, SIMONE YOUNG AND RAY CHEN 11:00 am
QSO, SIMONE YOUNG AND RAY CHEN @ Concert Hall
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am
Conductor Simone Young Violin Ray Chen The Australian Voices, Dir. Gordon Hamilton Paganini Violin Concerto No.1, Mvt 1 Holst The Planets   Two internationally renowned Australians join forces with Queensland Symphony Orchestra. Ray Chen, regarded as one of the hottest … Continue reading
Brisbane Celtic Fiddle Club 6:00 pm
Brisbane Celtic Fiddle Club @ Red Hill Community Sports Club
Jul 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
MY FRIEND THE CHOCOLATE CAKE: ALBUM LAUNCH 8:00 pm
MY FRIEND THE CHOCOLATE CAKE: ALBUM LAUNCH @ Performance Space
Jul 21 @ 8:00 pm
The songwriting genius of David Bridie combined with the glorious strings of Helen Mountfort’s cello and Hope Csutoros’ violin are high in the curious collision of elements that have made My Friend The Chocolate Cake a failsafe concert draw, triple … Continue reading
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Live in the Library – Presented by St Andrews Community Orchestra 1:00 pm
Live in the Library – Presented by St Andrews Community Orchestra @ Garden City Library
Jul 22 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
St Andrews Community Orchestra will be performing a selection of music ranging from 1940-1960s, including musicals, film classics and light promenade orchestral pieces. Bookings essential. Bookings required. Phone Garden City Library on 07 3403 7745 to reserve your place Click … Continue reading
Cello with Love with Renat and Hila Yusupov 2:00 pm
Cello with Love with Renat and Hila Yusupov @ Maleny Community Centre (Sunshine Coast)
Jul 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Renat and Hila Yusupov, renowned Australian musicians (originally from Uzbekistan) will present a delightful afternoon of popular classical cello masterpieces that will include: Haydn’s Cello Concerto No. 1, Paganini’s Variations on One String on a Theme from ‘Moses in Egypt’ … Continue reading
QYO Chamber Ensembles – Presented by QYO 6:00 pm
QYO Chamber Ensembles – Presented by QYO @ Old Museum Concert Hall
Jul 22 @ 6:00 pm
Saturday 22 July 6.00pm QYO Chamber Ensembles Click Here for more Information
QSO, SIMONE YOUNG AND RAY CHEN 7:30 pm
QSO, SIMONE YOUNG AND RAY CHEN @ Concert Hall
Jul 22 @ 7:30 pm
Conductor Simone Young Violin Ray Chen The Australian Voices, Dir. Gordon Hamilton Paganini Violin Concerto No.1* Holst The Planets* Two internationally renowned Australians join forces with Queensland Symphony Orchestra. Ray Chen, regarded as one of the hottest violinists on the international circuit, … Continue reading
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PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION AND BOLERO – Presented by BPO 3:00 pm
PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION AND BOLERO – Presented by BPO @ Old Museum Concert Hall
Jul 23 @ 3:00 pm
Join BPO in a journey through a kaleidoscope of musical colour and symphonic favourites. From the Spanish rhythms of Ravel’s brilliant Boléro, the spectacle of Borodin’s exotic Polovtsian Dances, to the world premiere of a sparkling new flute concerto by … Continue reading
Twilight in the Red Box – Part of Queensland Music Festival 5:30 pm
Twilight in the Red Box – Part of Queensland Music Festival @ Red Box
Jul 23 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Join us for a series of intimate twilight concerts featuring music from renouned Australian and international composers in an eclectic program that touches on reflections on the past, present and future through topical issues including domestic violence, migration and Indigenous … Continue reading
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Chamber 8 on Tour – Presented by Australian World Orchestra 7:30 pm
Chamber 8 on Tour – Presented by Australian World Orchestra @ Concert Hall
Jul 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:10 pm
OVERVIEW The Australian World Orchestra – Chamber 8 on Tour are a supergroup of Australia’s finest musicians who work and perform with the world’s greatest orchestras. These extraordinary musicians will come together for just four concerts in 2017 as they tour their exceptional musicianship around … Continue reading
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Kurilpa Quartet 7:30 pm
Kurilpa Quartet @ Ian Hanger Recital Hall
Jul 26 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Kurilpa Quartet perform works for string quartet by Beethoven and Schumann. Click Here for more Information
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Stradbroke Chamber Music Festival
Stradbroke Chamber Music Festival @ Various Locations
Jul 28 – Jul 30 all-day
A record number of more than 20 performers are appearing at the 2017 festival, in a diverse programthat is based on narrative: stories, dreams and fairytales from strikingly different veins of Australia’s rich cultural lode. Inspiring string players Sophie Rowell, … Continue reading
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AUSTA Q STRINGS FESTIVAL AND CONCERTO COMPETITION
AUSTA Q STRINGS FESTIVAL AND CONCERTO COMPETITION @ Performing Arts Centre
Jul 29 – Jul 30 all-day
No matter whether your child is a beginner or more advanced (and some will have just learnt to play open strings!) AUSTA Q String Festival (formerly Junior Strings Festival) offers them the opportunity to perform a solo accompanied by a … Continue reading
Mzaza Workshops – Part of Childers Festival
Mzaza Workshops – Part of Childers Festival @ Various Locations
Jul 29 all-day
Singing Workshop 10:45am-12pmIsis Cultural Centre Chiders Festival Born in France and of Spanish-Sephardic heritage, Pauline Maudy will facilitate an uplifting vocal workshop for beginners and experienced singers. Later in the day we’ll invite you to perform a song with Mzaza … Continue reading
Cello with Love with Renat and Hila Yusupov 2:00 pm
Cello with Love with Renat and Hila Yusupov @ Mountain Top Community Church (Mount Mee)
Jul 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Renat and Hila Yusupov, renowned Australian musicians (originally from Uzbekistan) will present a delightful afternoon of popular classical cello masterpieces that will include: Haydn’s Cello Concerto No. 1, Paganini’s Variations on One String on a Theme from ‘Moses in Egypt’ … Continue reading
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