15 Results for group: guest-conductors

Sean O’Boyle

Sean O’Boyle is a composer, arranger and conductor with a particular interest ... More

John Hopkins OBE

Professor John Hopkins OBE was involved with the Orchestra from its earliest days and in its March 2005 Newsletter, North Queensland Ensembles announced that he had agreed to be Founding Patron of the Orchestra. He is a very distinguished musician who is enthusiastic, indeed passionate, about working with community ... More

Richard Davis

Richard Davis is presently Chief Conductor and Head of Orchestral Studies at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. He regularly conducts orchestras, such as Queensland Symphony and BBC Philharmonic, in concerts, recordings, national radio broadcasts and on television. Richard Davis has also directed operas and requiem ... More

Andrew Ryder

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Gwyn Roberts

Gwyn Roberts has had a very active career as a cellist, conductor and music educator. He was Musical Director of the Queensland University Symphony Orchestra for 25 years, and Senior Lecturer in the School of Music. His varied career as a cellist has seen him play principal cello with Tasmanian, Adelaide, Auckland and ... More

Mark Eager

 Mark Eager is an exciting and passionate conductor with extensive knowledge in the orchestral field. Underpinning this is his 25+ years of experience as a world-class soloist and orchestral player, predominantly for the BBC but also with most major UK orchestras. During this time Mark played the world premières of ... More

Theodore Kuchar

Theodore Kuchar hardly needs an introduction to Townsville audiences as he is one of our celebrated sons. He founded the Australian Festival of Chamber Music and was its Artistic Director for 17 years. The Townsville City Council together with AFCM established the annual Theodore Kuchar Music Scholarship in recognition ... More

Gyula (Jules) Cseszkó

Gyula Cseszkó (Jules) kindly agreed to conduct our August concert because of our good friend, Mark Shiell’s shoulder problems. Jules studied in Melbourne with the Late Professor John Hopkins, along with Raymond Yong, Mario Doberning and Mark Shiell. Jules also spent 18 months doing further research under John for his ... More

Craig Johnson

Lieutenant Colonel Craig Johnson, born and raised in Sydney, NSW, joined the Australian Regular Army as a musician in 1977. He subsequently served in Army bands in Sydney, Perth and Canberra before being selected to attend Army Band Officer training at the Defence Force School of Music in Melbourne. Upon graduation he was ... More

David Lawrence

David conducted the Barrier Reef Orchestra with the Spirit of the Voice Choirs in a performance of Beethoven's 9th Symphony in 2011. More