Jazz in the City

Qld Con jazz performers
Queensland Conservatorium
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Young jazz talent from Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University will perform classics and modern arrangements for music lovers of all ages in Brisbane’s Queen Street Mall this July. Held across three stages from 11 – 13 July, these free events include lunchtime and early evening sessions on Friday and Saturday and a lunchtime session on Sunday. […]

Seeking organisations for student placements

Dr Lyndel Bates
School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
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The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice is seeking organisations in Brisbane and the Gold Coast who can provide criminology students with an opportunity to gain professional experience in the workplace. For the first time Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice students from the Gold Coast campus will be able to work one day per […]

Working with the world’s best

Jani Haenke winners
Queensland Conservatorium
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A Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University (QCGU) string and wind ensemble will use some of the world’s best instruments after winning a University competition recently. The competition, made possible as part of a bequest from the Jani Haenke Charitable Trust, provides a string quartet and wind quintet with access to high-quality instruments for 12 months. The […]

New Ensemble in Residence makes the old new again

Lyrebird Trio
Queensland Conservatorium
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Queensland Conservatorium’s newest Ensemble in Residence are making the old new again with their performance on Friday night. The Lyrebird Trio are performing three contrasting masterpieces of the piano trio repertoire – Buxtehude, Schumann and Shostakovich –  encompassing works from a timespan of almost 400 years. Pianist Angela Turner says the Inner Thoughts concert delivers […]

What’s on at the Con in May

Queensland Conservatorium
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This month Queensland Conservatorium presents over 30 exciting performances, including the start of our Jazz Cafe series and a number of outstanding Lunchtime Concerts. Our voice students take centre stage, with a special presentation of The Cunning Little Vixen. Our Musical Theatre season gets underway with two must-see productions, starting with our third year students in […]

What’s on at the Con in April

Queensland Conservatorium
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Queensland Conservatorium presents an irrepressible sense of humour and spirit this April with the first performance by our new Ensemble in Residence – Lyrebird Trio. This month we also welcome back QHorns, after an exciting 2013 which saw QHorns score two wins at the International Horn Society’s Horn Ensemble Competition in Memphis. It is an […]

Criminology student achievements recognised

Book prizes
School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
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School of Criminology and Criminal Justice students were recently recognised for their academic achievements during semester two last year. Book prizes were awarded to the two highest achieving students in selected courses in the Criminology and Criminal Justice undergraduate program. The School congratulates the following students. Mt Gravatt campus Frances Aitken Samantha Bosa Emily Bradshaw […]