School of Music concerts and events

The University of Queensland School of Music is proud to present our Concert Series. In reflecting the School's role in the broader South-East Queensland community, we have designed a diverse and exciting program. With established international and national artists performing, as well as our own emerging student artists, this year is set to be a vibrant, creative, and energetic time at the UQ School of Music. We look forward to connecting with you, as you explore this concert series, listen to our streamed and recorded concerts, and visit us at the St Lucia campus or browse through our website

 

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David Rowland – writing abstracts workshop

26 June 2024 4:00pm5:00pm
Join David Rowland's workshop on abstract writing, tailored for School of Music HDRs, perfect for upcoming Research Symposium presentations.

Female composers' concert

1 July 2024 6:00pm7:00pm
Join us for a special concert celebrating the works of female composers.

Flute Discovery Day

3 July 2024 9:30am4:30pm
Embark on a journey into the enchanting world of flute at our July Discovery Day, designed for high school students of AMEB Grade 6 and above

Double Reed Discovery Day

4 July 2024 9:30am4:30pm
Discovery Day for AMEB Grade 4+ students to explore oboe, bassoon with experts, workshops, performance skills, and networking opportunities.

Clarinet and Saxophone Discovery Day

5 July 2024 9:30am4:30pm
Join our Discovery Day to improve technique and explore music with top musicians, designed for high school students seeking inspiration.

Brass Discovery Weekend

6 July 2024 9:30am7 July 2024 4:30pm
Explore brass at our 2-day Brass Discovery Weekend for high school students with workshops by leading musicians, enhancing skills and inspiration.

Xanadu Sky: feat. Ensemble Offspring

25 July 2024 1:00pm2:00pm
Ensemble Offspring will present Xanadu Sky: a hypnotic blend of solos, trio, evolving patterns and rhythmic virtuosity by Harvey, Ward and Edwardes

Robert Davidson

1 August 2024 1:00pm2:00pm
Robert Davidson presents a collection of his compositions, with a focus on those deriving their melodies from the intonation in speech recordings, as well as selections from his ongoing collection of piano solo works.

Queensland Art Song Festival

8 August 2024 1:00pm2:00pm
Our 2024 Queensland Art Song Festival concert will feature students and staff from the The University of Queensland School of Music, Conservatorium of Music and Queensland Art Song Festival

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Johanna Davie – PhD progress review

19 June 2024 12:00pm
PhD candidate Johanna Davie's thesis explores the impact of DIY recording on female singer-songwriters' creative practice and musical identity.

Music of the Baroque workshop and concert

15 June 2024 8:00am16 June 2024 5:00pm
The Early Music Society of Queensland Inc. is pleased to present a Baroque workshop for instrumentalists and vocalists.

Book Launch (In-person): Teenage Boys, Musical Identities, and Music Education: An Australian Narrative Inquiry

5 June 2024 6:30pm8:00pm
Join us for the launch of Jason Goopy's new book, Teenage Boys, Musical Identities, and Music Education: An Australian Narrative Inquiry, published by Routledge. Based on Jason's PhD research at UQ, the book explores the musical identities of teenage boys in Australia.

Prize Winner's Concert 1

23 May 2024 1:00pm2:00pm
UQ School of Music showcases excellence in performance and composition, featuring winners from various competitions in wind, brass, vocal, piano and string categories.

Renewal

21 May 2024 7:30pm
Join us for an evening of music as the UQ Wind Symphony presents Renewal, our first concert for 2024.

UQ Winds

21 May 2024 11:00am12:00pm
UQ Winds, directed by Brian Catchlove, performs Mozart's Divertimento and more at St John’s Cathedral, Brisbane on 21 May 2024.

Voices and Viols: An Evening of Early Chamber Music

17 May 2024 6:00pm
Join UQ Early Music Performance Project's first 2024 concert at UQ Art Museum, featuring chamber works.

UQ Chamber Academy

16 May 2024 1:00pm2:00pm
Esteemed collective of award-winning musicians, concertmasters and LMusA-qualified soloists performing a range or impressive works.

Yeeun Heo masterclass

13 May 2024 10:00am
Come behind the scenes with us and be inspired by cellist Yeeun Heo from the Esmé Quartet, as she shares her experience and expertise with talented young artists.

Dots+Loops: VESSEL

Cancelled
9 May 2024 1:00pm2:00pm
This concert has been cancelled due to illness

Rhapsody in C: Gershwin to Riley

5 May 2024 2:00pm3:30pm
Highlighting the depth and diversity of musical talent within the UQ School of Music - don't miss the grand finale of Spectrum!

UQ Percussion: The madness of rhythm and sound

4 May 2024 6:00pm7:00pm
UQ percussion students will perform sonically diverse percussion ensemble works that are intertwined with engaging solo compositions.

Melodies among the pages: Chapter 2

4 May 2024 11:00am2:00pm
Melodies among the pages: Chapter 2 presents a curated collection of musical performances showcasing the remarkable talent nurtured by UQ. Set against the backdrop of the Alumni Book Fair, these performances are a confluence of Indigenous narratives, choral harmonies, and orchestral brilliance. Registrations are not required for these concerts - simply show up and enjoy the music!  

Echoes of Iberia: Canciones and Canções

3 May 2024 7:00pm8:00pm
Be transported to the Iberian Peninsula via a program that embodies the spirit of Spanish and Portuguese culture. This intimate concert is a celebration of collaboration within UQ's student cohorts, reflecting dedication to craft and the interpretation of cultural narratives through music. Join us for a mesmerising hour that traverses the spectrum of human emotion – and Iberia.

How we remember tomorrow: Reflections in music

3 May 2024 5:30pm6:30pm
This innovative event brings together the creative talents of UQ's composition and performance students in reflective and imaginative artistic dialogue with each other and with the evocative artworks featured in the UQ Art Museum’s current exhibition.

Melodies among the pages: Chapter 1

3 May 2024 11:00am2:00pm
Melodies among the pages: Chapter 1 presents a curated collection of musical performances showcasing the remarkable talent nurtured by UQ. Set against the backdrop of the Alumni Book Fair, these performances are a confluence of Indigenous narratives, choral harmonies, and orchestral brilliance. Registrations are not required for these concerts - simply show up and enjoy the music!

Celebratory Concert honouring Pamela Page and Max Olding

28 April 2024 3:00pm10:00pm
The Australian Piano Duo Festival celebrates Pamela Page's 90th with a concert to honour Max Olding's legacy.

Deline Briscoe, Robert Davidson and Sketch

18 April 2024 1:00pm2:00pm
This concert features songs from Deline's album Wawu, performed by Deline with Sketch.

Percussion Discovery Day

14 April 2024 9:00am4:30pm
Explore percussion at Discovery Day with renowned percussionists David Montgomery and Angus Wilson, offering workshops, performances and insights into this diverse musical realm.

Clarinet and Saxophone Discovery Day

13 April 2024 9:00am4:30pm
Attend Discovery Day for high school musicians (AMEB Grade 6+) and enhance your skills with Queensland Symphony Orchestra's Brian Catchlove and renowned educator and saxophonist Emma Di Marco

Juris Žvikovs and Sanita Glazenburga

11 April 2024 1:00pm2:00pm
Latvian piano duo, Žvikovs and Glazenburga, present new works from the baroque period to the avant-garde era.

Briscoe Sisters

28 March 2024 1:00pm2:00pm
Yalanji trio Briscoe Sisters bring language and song to the stage, fusing gospel with their yalanji spirituality.

Nonsemble

21 March 2024 1:00pm2:00pm
Join Indie-chamber septet Nonsemble to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Go Seigen vs Fujisawa Kuranosuke, written by the band's founder Chris Perren.

Keys to Vienna

14 March 2024 1:00pm2:00pm
Viney-Grinberg Duo explores 19th-century Viennese piano music by Schubert, Beethoven and Brahms; featuring four-hand compositions and the iconic 'Waldstein' Sonata.

Finding Beauty (feat. Muses Trio)

7 March 2024 1:00pm2:00pm
Muses Trio's 2024 International Women’s Day concert showcases radiant works, including premieres like Nat Bartsch's 'Under the Thinking Tree'.

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