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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Love and Vengeance

10 October 2024 1:00pm2:00pm
This program features unique, elegantly simple songs about love and premieres contemporary pieces for the first time in Australia.

2024 4MBS Musica Viva Sid Page Finals

24 October 2024 1:00pm2:00pm
UQ music finalists showcase in 4MBS Chamber Music Prize, broadcast on 4MBS Classic FM.


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.


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'.

Courtenay Cleary and Alex Raineri

29 February 2024 1:00pm2:00pm
Courtenay Cleary, a highly accomplished violinist, and Alex Raineri, a versatile musician, will perform works by Beethoven, Clara Schumann and Respighi.


22 February 2024 1:00pm2:00pm
The School of Music's 2024 opening concert will feature a program of chamber music for cello, clarinet and piano by Manuel de Falla, Alban Berg, Paul Dean and Gabriel Faure.

Helena Burns

19 February 2024 11:00am12:00pm
Helena's 2-year research at UQ School of Music delves into contemporary viola vibrato, aiming to inspire others in their practice.

Double Reed Discovery Day

21 January 2024 10:00am
Unleash your passion for double reed instruments at our immersive Discovery Day!

Making Daybreak

13 January 2024 6:00pm8:00pm
A collection of new songs, in French, English and Ladino, by Pauline Maudy and Robert Davidson for voice (Pauline Maudy) and string quartet (Black Square Quartet).

UQ Chamber Music Academy Concert

19 November 2023 11:00am12:30pm
Join us as we witness the enchanting performances by the 2023 UQ Chamber Music Academy during their end-of-year concert.

UQ Singers

26 October 2023 1:00pm
The UQ Singers encompass all the emerging artists who focus on classical singing at The University of Queensland School of Music.

Sketch Ensemble in Concert

20 October 2023 6:30pm
Experience musical innovation as Sketch Ensemble unveils their compositions in a premiere concert.

2023 4MBS Musica Viva Sid Page Finals

19 October 2023 1:00pm
Student ensembles from the UQ School of Music who are finalists in the 2021 4MBS Musica Viva Sid Page Memorial Prize in Chamber Music competition are invited to perform their works for this special event which is broadcast on 4MBS Classic FM.

UQ Singers

17 October 2023 11:00am
UQ Singer’s return to St John’s to continue their long collaboration with the Cathedral. The audience will hear excerpts from composers such as Mozart, Rossini, J. Strauss, Lehar, and Donizetti and the singers will give you arias, duets, trios, and large ensembles in today’s offerings.

UQ Chamber Music Academy

12 October 2023 1:00pm2:00pm
UQ Chamber Music Academy is an unique program bringing together the cream of the crop secondary school aged string players and pianists in Queensland to study chamber music. Formally established this year, the program has been a working concept since 2021, when Amogus Trio won the Robert Salzer 1st Prize at the Strike A Chord National Chamber Music Championship. They were followed by both The IncrediBows and Trio Bellissimo, who were among the 12 groups nationally to reach the grand finals in Melbourne in 2022. The program was born so that more students can experience the incredible joy of playing chamber music.

Prize Winners' Concert

5 October 2023 1:00pm
The UQ School of Music throughout the year promotes excellence in performance and composition by inviting students to participate in a range of competitions. This concert will feature the students who won the 2023 Sleath String Performance Prize, Isolde Schaupp Memorial Prize for Percussion, Margaret Nickson Prize for Voice and Piano, and Ethel Osborn Prize.

Tides of Ocean

21 September 2023 1:00pm
Brisbane Chamber Choir will perform a concert that celebrates the choral sounds of some of our leading contemporary voices in a program that focusses on the ocean and the stars. It includes works by Ēriks Ešenvalds and Australians Stephen Leek, Matthew Orlovich, Andrew Schultz, and others.


24 August 2023 1:00pm
SignWaves, a collective of flautists from The University of Queensland, bring a diverse range of flute repertoire of varying ensemble sizes from solo flute to flute choir to delight a diversity of audiences.