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.
Jazz pianist Sophie Min has earned a place in the coveted JM Jazz World Orchestra to tour across Belgium, Croatia, Germany, the Netherlands and Slovenia.
A summer weekend of live music, experimentation and performance at Studio 4101 in South Bank will showcase some of the city’s hottest new musical talent. The eclectic pop-up experience from 13 – 14 February is the result of a new collaboration between OperaQ, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University (QCGU) and West End uber-creatives, Hub 4101. Festivities […]
Pianist, composer and improviser Joseph O’Connor has joined the ranks of the who’s who in Australian jazz following his success at the 2013 National Jazz Awards at Wangaratta. The 24-year-old Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University graduate floored the judges to take out first prize of $10,000, a studio recording session for ABC Jazz and an invitation to […]
Dr Stephen Newcomb, Lecturer and Head of Jazz at Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University recently received his doctoral study in jazz composition from the Manhattan School of Music. Manhattan School of Music is not an unfamiliar place for Stephen, as it’s where he completed his Masters in jazz piano performance in 2001, with his final thesis a […]
Griffith University Queensland Conservatorium students last week were taken on a musical journey to India, experiencing the rich culture and musical wonders of a vibrant country. Students were given the opportunity to practice and build on their musical skills and knowledge through project-based activities that form Queensland Conservatorium Project Week. Students worked with renowned […]