Barrier Reef Orchestra

For 20 years Townsville’s community orchestra has drawn from the diversity of experience in North Queensland to gather gifted and talented musicians together to play orchestral music for the community. Conductors and players from all over Australia and overseas are keen to work with the orchestra and assist its development. In 2018 they partnered with Principal players from the Queensland Symphony and in 2019 AFCM’s founding Artistic Director, Theodore Kuchar, returned to conduct a special program.

The Barrrier Reef Orchestra is pleased to have the support of Bill Twedell, Chancellor of James Cook University, who has been the Patron of the orchestra since 2017. Mr Tweddell enjoyed a distinguished career in Australia’s diplomatic service spanning four decades before returning to Townsville. More details can be read here.

2021 Percussion Workshops

BRO are delighted to offer the Townsville musical community a unique opportunity to work with professional percussionist, Wyana O’Keeffe in a series of workshops designed to equip instrumentalists with the techniques and skills to confidently participate in an orchestral percussion section.

For more details and an application form, follow this link.

Annual General Meeting 2020

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of North Queensland Ensembles Inc took place at the William Ross State High School Performing Arts Centre, Mervyn Crossman Drive, Annandale on Sunday 14th June 2020, commencing at 2:00pm.

A copy of the agenda is provided here, together with a map of the meeting venue.

Nominations received for the 2020 Committeee can be viewed here.

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Barrier Reef Orchestra
PO Box 576
Townsville Qld 4810

p: +61 7 4722 2789
e: brotownsville@gmail.com

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