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Following the success of last year's concert, the Queensland Conservatorium will perform at 7.30pm on Friday 21 October 2016 at the Gympie Civic Centre.
The evening will open with foyer entertainment by the Young Conservatorium Jazz Ensemble. This group regularly performs in Brisbane’s Queen Street Mall and across the city. The main concert will then feature the Young Conservatorium Wind Orchestra, conducted by Stefanie Smith, followed by the Young Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Stefanie Smith and Gwyn Roberts. These two groups perform regularly at the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital and participate in school outreach programs across Brisbane.
This year, the Young Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra will also feature a performance by a Young Conservatorium Piano Duo who participated in the 2016 Australian Piano Duo Festival. Both groups will perform classical and contemporary music that is sure to impress.
The Conservatorium Brass Ensemble, conducted by renowned trombonist and Joint Head of the Brass Department Greg Aitken, will delight your senses with their performance of a wide variety of repertoire that is guaranteed to get your toes tapping.
Lady Mayoress Sue Curran says, 'I am delighted to have the Queensland Conservatorium perform again. We also look forward to showcasing the James Nash State High School Choir and Concert Band.'
Tickets are $15.00 and children under 5 are free. For more information and to book tickets please visit rushfestival.com.au or contact Angela Dunkley at council on (07) 5481 0668.
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