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Dr Mary Broughton is the School of Music's Lecturer in Music Psychology. Her research focusses on the role of movement and gesture in music performance communication. Concurrent to this continuing research trajectory, she is developing lines of inquiry on music in the early childhood years. Broadly, Mary's research spans topics wherever music is a means for personal expression and interpersonal communication, from angles such as perception and cognition surrounding expressive performance to social and psycho-emotional wellbeing. Before joining the School of Music, she held a Research Associate position in the School of Music, University of Western Australia (2011-2013) where she worked with Jane Davidson on a number of music and gesture projects.

 

Jacob Enoka is a sought after freelance multi-percussionist who performs regularly with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra. He has performed with Orchestra Victoria, Australian Philharmonia Orchestra and Queensland Pops Orchestra. Passionate about local chamber music, Jacob is a core member of Ensemble Q, and is frequently involved with Ensemble Trivium and Camerata - Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra. This year, Jacob will take part in several Chamber Music Festivals including the Australian Festival of Chamber Music and the Bellingen Music Festival which will feature involvement in several World Premieres and Australian Premieres.  

Jacob is an avid educator, having presented workshops for Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Education Queensland, and Queensland Youth Orchestras. He is an adjudicator in the Gold Coast Eisteddfod and tutors across several Greater Brisbane schools as well as the University of Queensland’s School of Music. 

Jacob graduated with a Bachelor of Music majoring in Performance from the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University in 2017, where in his final year he performed Joseph Schwantner’s Percussion Concerto with the Conservatorium Wind Orchestra. Whilst at University, Jacob was Principal Percussionist for the Australian Youth Orchestra for their 2016 season and National Music Camp.

 

Angus Wilson is an in-demand freelance percussionist performing in a wide range of styles and genres with a focus on new music and collaboration. He is a founding member of ‘Kupkas Piano’ a Brisbane based contemporary music ensemble.

Angus has performed a significant amount of the contemporary canon of chamber music involving percussion, including Australian premieres of works by composers such as Steve Reich, Morton Feldman/Samuel Beckett, George Aperghis and Beat Furrer. He has premiered over 35 new Australian works.

Angus has been a regular casual member of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra for 9 years and has also performed with the Hamburg Philharmonic Orchestra, eighth blackbird, Kroumata Percussion, The Whitlams, Hilltop Hoods and Horrow Show among many others. Some notable festival appearances include; Brisbane Music Festival, Brisbane Festival, Bangalow Music festival, Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music and the Darmstadt Summer Courses for New Music 2014/2016 in Germany.

Angus currently holds percussion tutor positions at Loreto College, St Rita’s College and the Young Conservatorium, Griffith University. His former students can be found in schools across Brisbane inspiring the next generation of percussionists.

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About 2022 Live at UQ Concert Series

The University of Queensland, School of Music is proud to present our Concert Series for 2022. 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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