2020 Season Launch

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. ... More

President’s Report to 2018/2019 Annual General Meeting

The past year has been an interesting and busy one for the Barrier Reef Orchestra. The 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 ... More

2018 Annual General Meeting

NORTH QUEENSLAND ENSEMBLES INC BARRIER REEF ORCHESTRA ABN: 73-365-249-138 NOTICE OF 2018 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING All members are advised that the Annual General Meeting (AGM), of North Queensland Ensembles Inc will take place at Pimlico Performing Arts Centre Fulham Road Pimlico on Sunday 27th May 2018, commencing at ... More

President’s Report to 2017/2018 Annual General Meeting

It seems no time since our last AGM which was held exactly 12 months ago. We have had a very busy and successful twelve months. The orchestra continues to grow in strength. We constantly seek recognition as an important part of the Townsville Community and we need to keep building on the high profile role. We have ... More

President’s Report to 2016/2017 Annual General Meeting

I was honoured to have been elected as President of the Management Committee of the Barrier Reef Orchestra at our May AGM in 2016. I feel very humbled to be following the leadership of Simon McConnell and Andrew Ryder who have very ably lead the orchestra over recent years.  The orchestra has grown in skill and ... More

2017 Committee Nominations

Nominations have been received for the AGM on 21st May 2017. You can view the nominations here. As there are still vacancies, further nominations will be accepted from the floor at the meeting. More

Notice of 2017 Annual General Meeting

NORTH QUEENSLAND ENSEMBLES INC BARRIER REEF ORCHESTRA ABN:  73-365-249-138 All members are advised that the Annual General Meeting (AGM), of North Queensland Ensembles Inc will take place at Pimlico Performing Arts Centre, Fulham Road, Pimlico on Sunday 21st May 2017, commencing at 2:00pm. A copy of the agenda ... More

President’s Report – 2016

2015 was our 15 year anniversary and featured several concerts that highlighted not only the enhanced quality of musical performance from the orchestra but an increasing recognition from our audience, benefactors and the wider community. In May BRO was asked to perform at the Townsville ARTS Awards, a first for the ... More