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 ...
Alexandra Gorton – leader of the second violin
s – was in all three concerts and played in ANZAC Park; excellent rehearsal attendance record; often early to help set up; worked hard on her part; capably lead the second violin
s for the first time; nominated by visiting conductors.
LEXI GORTON (Violin
) writes: A few ...
James Dong began learning the violin
at the age of 6 and has studied with Sook Yoon, Mark Drummond, Robert Wakely, George Vi, Ole Bohn and Igor Ozim. in 2017 he undertook a Masters Degree with Esther Hoppe at the Mozarteum University of Salzburg.
In 2012 he won first prize at the Kendall National Violin
Competition as ...
Stephen has been involved with the Barrier Reef Orchestra since its inception; having played as concert master in the orchestra’s inaugural concert in 2000. Since then, he has missed only a couple of Barrier Reef Orchestra concerts, and has been concert master for most concerts.
When not rehearsing with the BRO, ...