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David Wakeham

This Australian singer has established an international reputation with critically acclaimed performances of major roles including, Falstaff, Macbeth, Nabucco and Rigoletto in leading European opera houses, including La Scala, Milan; Theatro Massimo, Palermo; The Bavarian State Opera, Munich and The Komische Opera, Berlin. ... More

Kim Kirkman

Kim gained a Post-graduate Diploma in voice from the Queensland Conservatorium. He has sung with the Victoria State Opera, Opera Queensland and for EssGee Entertainment. Kim later became co-owner, music director and singer with The Ten Tenors for six years, taking them from a corporate show to international fame. Since ... More

Jade Moffat

At 21 years of age, Jade Moffat's career is just beginning. Currently in her final year of a Bachelor of Music degree in Advanced Performance at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music. Jade studies under Professor Janet Delpratt. In recent times she has been involved in many performances, as well as being the mezzo-so... More

Rebecca Cassidy

Rebecca is a fourth year Bachelor of Music (Adv. Performance) student at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music. She has performed the roles of Merab (Handel's Saul) and Noemie (Massenet's Cendrillon) and this year will perform the title role of Puccini's Suor Angelica. Rebecca has been the recipient of many presigious ... More

Megan Billing

Born in Korumburra, Victoria, Megan studied music from an early age, first with the flute, later taking up the oboe at age 14. In 1998, with the help of the Australian National Academy of Music, she began lessons with oboist Eve Newsome. Megan completed a bachelor of music at the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne, ... More

Matthew Rigby

Matthew Rigby, born in Townsville in 1985, developed a love of music at an early age. He discovered an affinity for the violin at the age of nine through the school instrumental program and within a year commenced private study with Dr Nicole Hammill. In 1998 Matthew moved to Brisbane to take up his studies with ... More

Cherin Lee

Cherin Lee began playing the violin at four years old. Cherin is one of the youngest violinists to achieve her Associate and Licentiate Diplomas in Music; at the age of ten, she was awarded her AMusA (Associate in Music) with Distinction in violin, and her LMusA (Licentiate in Music) with Distinction in violin at eleven ... More

Patrick Pickett

Patrick Pickett is owner, Artistic Director/Conductor of the Queensland Pops Orchestra. This iconic orchestra has been renowned for quality entertainment since it was formed by Colin Harper in the mid 80′s. Patrick is delighted to lead the Pops on the next phase of its artistic evolution. More

Annette Elliss

Annette Elliss had the role of Treasurer from 2004 until 2015. In that time she set up computerised financial records so that it is easy to dissect income and expenses for each concert and give a smooth changeover to her successors. As the Orchestra has grown and been able to employ an Orchestra Manager she has set up ... More

Suzanne Darrigan

Barrier Reef Orchestra stalwart Suzanne Darrigan was excited to be in the first BRO event playing horn in 2001 and has played horn and trumpet in BRO ever since. In fact she has missed only one concert (in March 2014) which was remarked on in the newsletter. Sue has helped to find musicians for the rest of the brass ... More