The newly formed UQ Wind Trio features some of the School of Music's finest players Gabrielle Kerin, Kenny Han & Phoebe Dew. The ensemble is proud to be performing material from Bach, Jacob, Mignone & Koechlin.

 

 Phoebe Dew 

As a member of the UQ Symphony Orchestra and UQ Wind Ensemble, as well as QYO’s Wind Symphony, Phoebe Dew has regularly performed in concerts at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre. In May, Phoebe performed Fauré’s Requiem with the UQ Symphony Orchestra and Chorale, as well as Scientia ac Labore by John Rotar. In 2018, Phoebe recorded Koechlin’s Trio for Flute, Clarinet and Bassoon to be broadcast on 4MBS Classic FM. Phoebe also recently premièred UQ student compositions at the UQ Art Museum.

Studying her Bachelor of Music (Honours) at The University of Queensland, Phoebe has been taught by Nicholas Harmsen and Kate Travers, both members of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra. Since she started learning the clarinet at ten years old, Phoebe discovered her love for music and performing. Throughout her school years, Phoebe competed in eisteddfods, winning many competitions. In 2014, she won the Toowoomba Eisteddfod Most Promising Woodwind Instrumentalist Award.

 

Kenny Han

From working with Grammy award winning flautist Tim Munro to singing as a member of the world-renowned youth choir, Gondwana Choirs, Kenny Han has gathered a wealth of musical experience in his musical career so far. Recent career highlights include attending Michael Cox’s flute symposium at The University of Adelaide in 2018, and attending the 2017 Australian Flute Festival. Kenny won the 2014 James Carson Flute Compeition and performed in a masterclass with the Principal Flute of the Estonian National Opera Orchestra, Jonathan Henderson.

He holds the AMus.A in Flute and a Certificate of Performance in Piano, and he is currently in his fourth year of a Bachelor of Music (Honours) degree at The University of Queensland under the tutelage of the renowned Brisbane pedagogue, Patrick Nolan.

 

Gabrielle Kerin

Gabrielle Kerin leads a diverse career as soloist, chamber musician, orchestral player, collaborator, and educator. She is currently a fourth year Bachelor of Music (Honours) student at The University of Queensland majoring in bassoon performance, under the tutelage of Dr Warwick Potter. This year, she is Principal Bassoonist for the UQ Symphony Orchestra, as well as the Queensland Youth Symphony, and has been an active member of these organisations since 2012.

Gabrielle recently travelled to China and performed with the Xi-An Symphony Orchestra for Mahler’s Symphony No. 2. In 2017, she toured with Queensland Youth Symphony, and travelled to cities in China and Germany to perform and collaborate with fellow musicians, and educate students.

This year, Gabrielle will be involved in performing a myriad of great symphonic works, including but not limited to Ottorino Respighi’s Pines of Rome, Hector Berlioz’s Symphony Fantastique, Dmitri Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10, and Francis Poulenc’s Gloria.  She has also been invited so do a solo performance for the ‘No Strings Attached’ concert at St John’s Cathedral in August this year. Additionally, her current chamber ensemble ‘Kenny & The Jets’ has been awarded an opportunity to record for the radio station 4MBS in their upcoming program in June.

 

 

Five Pieces for Clarinet                                                                             Gordon Jacob (1895-1984)

Soloist: Phoebe Dew

1. Preamble

2. Waltz

3. Homage to J.S.B.

4. Soliloquy

5. Scherzo and Trio

 

Sonata for Flute in A Minor, H. 562                                                         CPE Bach (1714-1788)

Soloist: Kenny Han

1. Poco adagio

2. Allegro

3. Allegro

 

16 Waltzes for solo bassoon                                                                   Francisco Mignone (1897-1986)

Soloist: Gabrielle Kerin

1. Aquela Modinha que o Villa nao escreveu

4. Misterio  

6. Valsa choro 

7. Valsa improvisada 

 

 

Trio for Flute, Clarinet and Bassoon                                                        Charles Koechlin (1867-1950)

Soloists: Kenny Han, Phoebe Dew and Gabrielle Kerin

1. Lent (quasi adagio)

2. Moderato sans lenteur

3. FINAL: Allegro con moto (sans précipiter le mouvt)

 

 

 

About 2018 UQ Music @ St John's

Photo credit: Chris Hall

Following the success of the inaugural series in 2017, UQ Music @ St John’s features performances by woodwind soloists, the UQ Winds, and the UQ Chamber Singers in 2018. This series will also feature numerous world premieres by School of Music’s award-winning cohort of student composers, led by Dr Robert Davidson.

The Cathedral is kindly offering our audience members complimentary coffee and cake from 10:00AM prior to each UQ Music @ St John’s concert. Entry is free so come along and listen to the stars of tomorrow in the beautiful and serene setting of St John’s Cathedral in the Brisbane CBD.

Venue

373 Ann St, Brisbane City
Room: 
St John's Cathedral