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Calling percussionists and those who always wanted to play percussion!
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 ...
The following nominations have been received:
For President: Helen Land. Nominated by Monika Ward; Seconded by Judy Hunter
For Secretary: Angela Summers. Nominated by Judy Hunter; Seconded by Andrew Ryder
For Treasurer: Neil Renison. Nominated by Andrew Ryder; ...
All members are advised that the Annual General Meeting (AGM), of North Queensland Ensembles Inc will take 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. The following points ...
Welcome to 2020 as the Barrier Reef Orchestra
celebrates 20 years!
The 2020 Season Launch was held at the Pier Restaurant on Sunday 23rd February, with distinguished guests Mayor Jenny Hill, Chris Cocklin from James Cook University, and Executive Director of the Australian Festival of Chamber Music, Gavin Findlay.
A busy programme in 2005 saw the orchestra perform in five concerts with an interesting and varied range of works, including a saxophone concerto by Glazunov (soloist – Jason Xanthoudakis), chamber music featuring the Kirwan High String Quartet with BRO soloists, an anniversary concert for the North Queensland ...
In 2004, the Orchestra presented its first subscription series of three
concerts, receiving sponsorship from Queensland Nickel – Yabulu.
The high standard is due in no small measure to the guidance and
inspiration of our founding Patron, Professor John Hopkins OBE and
conductor Richard McIntyre OAM.
Review by Trevor Keeling
IT WAS with some joy – and relief - that we returned to the post-flood refurbished Townsville Civic Theatre for the last Barrier Reef Orchestra
concert of the year.
While the past two concerts this year have been characterised with some “big” presentations such as Dvorak’s New ...
Townsvillians and visitors have once again
voted with their feet, legs, torso, arms and head and headed for the now annual
Queens Gardens free concert organised by the Australian Festival of Chamber
Music and Townsville City Council and featuring the Barrier Reef Orchestra
soloists from the Festival and 1RAR Band.
It is a testament to the quality and
ever-increasing reputation of Townsville’s Barrier Reef Orchestra
continues to attract such a range or international conductors to lead it, and
word has it that that there is a queue of conductors registering their interest
to perform here.
This time the ensemble was under ...
The past year
has been an interesting and busy one for the Barrier Reef Orchestra
renovations at the Civic Theatre kept us out of that venue for the first two
concerts last year and now the floods this year have again kept us out for our
first two concerts in 2019. We are hoping things will have returned to ...