Meet some of the people who help make us great

Patron

Bill Tweddell

Our Committee

President Judy Hunter
Vice-President Helen Land
Secretary Lorraine Gray-McConnell
Treasurer Neil Renison
 Committee: Rianta Belford
Gai Copeman
Simon McConnell
Marg Naylor
Noel Price
Ron Piper
Andrew Ryder
Billie Saint-Rang
Monica Ward
 Orchestra Manager      Sally Frewen-Lord
 Newsletter Editor Marg Naylor

Life Members

Alan Nixon

Life Member since May 2015
Alan has been Secretary of North Queensland Ensembles Inc. /Barrier Reef ...

Carol Dall'Osto

Life Member since July 2010
Carol has been a leading figure in music performances in Townsville for many ...

David Pearse

Life Member since June 2006
David was heavily involved with the Townsville music scene from the 1970s, ...

Donna McMahon

Life Member since July 2010
Donna has been a leader in the Townsville music community since she arrived in ...

Jacinta Payne

Life Member
Jacinta has been part of the Orchestra from the beginning when she played 1st ...

Jenny Carr

Life Member since July 2010
Jenny Carr came to Australia from Scotland in the early 70s and instantly ...

Stephen Frewen-Lord

Life Member since 2015
Stephen has been involved with the Barrier Reef Orchestra since its inception; ...

Guest Conductors

Craig Johnson

Conductor
Lieutenant Colonel Craig Johnson, born and raised in Sydney, NSW, joined the ...

Gyula Cseszkó (Jules)

Conductor
Gyula Cseszkó (Jules) has kindly agreed to conduct our August concert because ...

Mario Dobernig

Conductor
Mario Dobernig is Conductor in Chief and Artistic Director for the Art of Sound ...

Mark Shiell

Conductor
Mark has guest-conducted ensembles including the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, ...

Raymond Yong

Conductor
Raymond Yong was born in Malaysia, emigrating to Australia at the age of two. ...

Richard McIntyre, OAM

Conductor
Richard McIntyre, OAM, BMus (University of Sydney) has maintained a long and ...

Sean O'Boyle

Conductor

Guest Artists

Adam Lopez

Vocal
Adam Lopez’s exceptional vocal artistry has paved opportunities to perform ...

Alex Thomas

Vocal - Tenor
Alex Thomas has been performing in Townsville for more years than he would like ...

Arthur Athan

Piano
Arthur Athan is a pianist and teacher from Melbourne, Australia. He currently ...

Benjamin Martin

Piano
Identified by Newsday NY as an 'Excellent craftsman', The New York Times as ...

Blair Harris

Cello

Bronwyn Douglass

Vocal - Soprano
Bronwyn is a Mezzo-soprano who comes from Milton on the coast of NSW. She ...

David Hudson

Musician / Entertainer
Domenico is one of Brisbane’s most experienced and versatile multicultural ...

Domenico Taraborrelli

Accordian
Domenico is one of Brisbane’s most experienced and versatile multicultural ...

James Morrison

Trumpet

Jennifer Bradstreet

Flute
Jennifer Bradstreet completed a Bachelor of Music with Honours at the Sydney ...

Ji Won Kim

Violin

Leah Li

Harp
Townsville based harpist Leah Xiang Li enjoys a diverse career as an orchestral ...

Rebecca Chan

Violin

Siobhan Patrick

Vocal - Soprano
Siobhan is a lyric soprano with a Graduate Diploma of Music (Opera) from the ...

Stefan Cassomenos

Piano
Melbourne pianist, conductor and composer Stefan Cassomenos gives regular solo ...

Yoshika Masuda

Cello
Born in Kobe, Japan, Yoshika Masuda first started to play the cello at ...
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