28 Results for group: instruments

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

Angela Summers

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Wyana O’Keeffe

Wyana is a vibrant and versatile Percussionist, Educator and Conductor with a passion for sharing her love of music and music making. Wyana began her musical journey, learning piano as a young child. She started playing percussion in high school and went on to study the instrument at the University of Western Australia ... More

Emily Matthews

Emily writes: “I was honoured to be one of the recipients of the Barrier Reef Orchestra Encouragement Award last year, it came as a big surprise! This past year I have spent the total amount of the award on a variety of musical equipment. These include an instrument microphone and cable for use at church, as I play in ... More

Bianca Bacchiella

Bianca writes: I would like to thank the Barrier Reef Orchestra for giving me this Encouragement Award. The Encouragement award was very helpful for me because it allowed me to travel and meet wonderful musicians and also to make friends with similar interests. The Barrier Reef Orchestra has been not only a great way ... More

Olivia Adcock

Olivia writes: I am very grateful to have received this Encouragement Award from BRO, and am keen to put the money to good use. As I don’t currently own my own instrument (I play double bass), I have been saving up for a number of years to purchase my own, and this $500 will go towards the cost of buying a double bass. ... More

Tanya Christensen

A graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts, Tanya Christensen attained a Bachelor of Music, majoring in singing. As a professional singer, Tanya has performed nationally and internationally with major musical theatre and opera companies, including Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group, Opera Australia, ... More

Justin Ankus

Justin Ankus began playing the electronic organ as a teenager and by the age of 15 he was playing for his local parish church. After leaving school, Justin started taking pipe organ lessons with the organist of St. Mary's Cathedral, Sydney. At the same time, he started accompanying and co-conducting the Sydney Lithuanian ... More

Sally Walker

Flautist Sally Walker was Grand-finalist in the Leonardo de Lorenzo International Flute Competition (Italy), won 2nd Prize in the Friedrich Kuhlau International Flute Competition (Germany) and was awarded prizes from the DAAD, Ian Potter Cultural Fund and the Queen's Trust. She has toured and recorded with the Berlin ... More

Cassandra Wright

Cassandra Wright is a versatile soprano with diverse performance experience. Originally from Cairns, Cassandra is a current student of the Queensland Conservatorium studying under Dr. Margaret Schindler. Whilst at the Conservatorium, Cassandra has won the Elizabeth Muir Memorial Prize for the highest marks in her ... More