Queensland Conservatorium jazz student Mario Conde is travelling to the most remote corners of the state as part of the annual Culture Train line-up. The musical roadshow is part ofQueensland Multicultural Month celebrations and features a series of free concerts in regional centres, from Bundaberg to Barcaldine, Longreach, Rockhampton and Winton. Mario originally hails from Bolivia and plays panpipes, fusing traditional South American and Western music.
Ben Shannon will play alongside some of the world’s best jazz musicians at the Banff International Workshop for Jazz and Creative Music next month. The Queensland Conservatorium graduate is one of just 48 musicians from around the world selected to attend the intensive 3-week workshop in Canada’s Rocky Mountains.
The Queensland Conservatorium is pairing up with the Queensland Ballet for a sell-out song and dance spectacular 'Music and Dance' is a ballet-lovers dream, with the Queensland Conservatorium Symphony and Queensland Ballet dancers performing excerpts from beloved classics like Swan Lake, The Nutcracker and The Sleeping Beauty.
More than 900 young musicians from across the state will descend on the Queensland Conservatorium this weekend for the State Honours Ensemble Program - the biggest event in the program’s history. High school students from the Border to the Cape and as far west as Mt Isa travel to Brisbane for four days of intensive rehearsals, tutorials and concerts.
Eight hours. Fifty young musicians. One unforgettable piece of music. Welcome to Symphony in a Day, the brainchild of Queensland Conservatorium Masters student Jessica Hort.