Friends of Music

UQ Friends of Music brings together students, staff, alumni and the general public, creating opportunities for shared and interactive experiences as part of the diverse music making activities of the School of Music both on and off campus.


Donate to the Friends of Music Scholarship Fund


UQ Friends of Music provides:

  • Connections with staff, students and alumni of the School of Music
  • A broad community of music appreciation
  • Contributions to enriching forum discussions on music
  • Opportunities to engage with local and international artists visiting UQ

UQ Friends of Music, established in 2015 by graduates with an interest in music, is an association created and driven by volunteers that aspires to develop stronger connections with UQ current students, graduates and the wider community. UQ Friends of Music welcomes all members of the community with an interest in music to join its collaborative association.

The convenor of the UQ Friends of Music is Associate Professor Adam Chalabi,

Become a Member

Advantages of becoming a member include:

  • Exclusive access to the UQ School of Music concerts, lectures, master classes, research seminars, and research events
  • Friends of Music social events
  • Annual fundraisers (including the Friends of Music Scholarship)

The UQ School of Music’s 2020 Friends of Music Scholarship recipient In Yi Chae (violin) collaborated with Brisbane Music Festival’s artistic director and Southern Cross Soloist pianist Alex Raineri on the 29th May 2020 for our second livestreamed concert. View the performance below: