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Orchestral Conducting Workshop

13th - 14th July 2024 The Barrier Reef Orchestra will present an Orchestral Conducting Workshop focused on the development of tertiary-level conductors, music educators and instrumentalists, providing practical and theoretical fundamentals of orchestral conducting.The Workshop, led by Maestro Theodore Kuchar, will ... More

2024 President’s Report to the AGM

Barrier Reef Orchestra's President, Prof. Stephen Boyle, presented the following report to the 2024 Annual General Meeting. Last 12 months has been an exciting time for the organisation. Great concerts staged, wereawarded important grants and expanded our repertoire, instrument collection and ouradministration. In ... More

2024 Annual General Meeting

All members are advised that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of North Queensland Ensembles Inc. will take place on Sunday 21st April 2024, commencing at 2pm. Venue: JCU City Campus, located in City Arcade, 373 Flinders St, Townsville City QLD 4810. Lift access will be provided at time of meeting. The full Notice of ... More

Review: A Bohemian Romance on 17th March 2024

Barrier Reef Orchestra and Watson deliver cheerful program Trevor Keeling Though short, the first concert of the year for the Barrier Reef Orchestra was a joyous program featuring three contrasting works. Entitled Bohemian Romance, Australian conductor Carolyn Watson took the orchestra and audience on a journey ... More

Review: Celtic Celebration on 22nd October 2023

This review of the October Concert was published in the Townsville Bulletin on October 25th, 2023. Thank you to Trevor Keeling for this review. Celtic music stirs your soul Concert celebrates very deep roots There is very little that can stir the soul like Celtic music. Or could it be that so many people in this ... More

Review: AFCM Queens Gardens Concert

A review by Trevor Keeling of the 2023 AFCM Queens Gardens Concert has been published on the Stage Whispers website. You can see the review, titled "A Perfect Afternoon at the Proms", at this link. More

AFCM Queens Gardens Concert Promotion

Members of the Barrier Reef Orchestra played in Queens Gardens on Wednesday to help promote the upcoming Australian Festival of Chamber Music's Queens Gardens concert. The concert will be held on July 30th from 4pm and feature the Barrier Reef Orchestra and soloists from the AFCM. Coverage was included in Channel 7's ... More

Review: The Magic of Vienna on 10th June 2023

This review of the June Concert was published in the Townsville Bulletin on June 14th, 2023. Thank you to Trevor Keeling for this review. A Magical Night of Music IT IS often said that Vienna is a city of romantic delights, and nowhere could this have been more true than on Saturday night when the Barrier Reef ... More

2023 Annual General Meeting

The 2023 Annual General Meeeting of NQ Ensembles Inc. was held on 24th April 2023. The following management committee was elected: PresidentProf. Stephen BoyleVice-PresidentJudy HunterImmediate Past PresidentHelen LandSecretaryLinda BridgeTreasurerNeil RenisonCommittee:Nita Vasilescu Ioana Bowden Logistics ... More

Review: Music in March on 11th March 2023

This review of the March Concert was published in the Townsville Bulletin on March 13th, 2023. Thank you to Trevor Keeling for this review.  Sun shines in magic evening  If anything, last Saturday’s Barrier Reef Orchestra performance proved its value with the magnificent, featured presentation of 17-year-... More