Road Movies

6 April 2023 1:00pm
UQ staff members Courtenay Cleary (violin) and Alex Raineri (piano) present three masterpieces of the duo repertoire; Messiaen’s glistening 'Thème et variations', Adams’ hypnotically groovy 'Road Movies' and Strauss’ epic 'Violin Sonata in Eb'.

Nonsemble with Jo Davie

27 April 2023 1:00pm
Indie-Chamber group Nonsemble will be joined by vocalist, composer and researcher Jo Davie. Jo will showcase her beautifully crafted songwriting with accompaniment from Nonsemble, and will also lead selections from our 2016 EP of chamber-pop songs, Spaceship Earth. The program will be rounded out with favourites from Nonsemble's 10-year history.


16 May 2023 11:00am
Join the UQ Brass Ensemble and their director Bob Schultz for a morning concert at St John’s Cathedral.

Instant Music

18 May 2023 1:00pm
An ensemble of UQ student improvisers will invent music in real time, responding to each other's visual and audible cues, creating melodies, rhythms, riffs, grooves, textures and soundscapes that constantly shift and develop. The culmination of a semester-long course in Creative Music Making.

Prize Winner's Concert

25 May 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 students who were winners in the O’Brien Family Wind and Brass, Ethel Osborne Vocal, Burnett William Wendorff Memorial Prize for Classical Piano, and Richard Pollett String competitions.

Dots+Loops: MATERIAL

10 August 2023 1:00pm
MATERIAL weaves delicate foley, live percussion, droning feedback and pulsing synths together into a seamless performance both contemplative and relentless in equal measures. Created and performed by composer/producer Connor D’Netto and performance artist Yvette Agapow, the collaboration draws on their shared contemporary classical, ambient and noise music practices, meditating on both the materials and the materiality of art and the work of artists.


Early Music Society of Queensland Memorial Concert

30 March 2023 1:00pm
The Early Music Society of Queensland Inc. (EMSQ) brings together people with an interest in the music, instruments and dance of the medieval, renaissance, baroque, and classical periods. Our aim is to support and promote early music in Queensland.

Sparks of Eastern and Western Voices

23 March 2023 1:00pm
Two visiting scholars from Shaanxi Normal University in China will present ancient Chinese poetry art songs and Western classical music pieces.

Three Hundred Years of English Polyphony

16 March 2023 1:00pm
Small vocal ensemble Fractio Modi explores polyphonic music from England, spanning a time period of roughly three hundred years.


9 March 2023 1:00pm
Visible, a concert featuring Muses Trio, showcases world premieres from two composers/pianists across Australia who move effortlessly between genres

Old made New

2 March 2023 1:00pm
Aaron Brown’s Early Modern in collaboration with Black Square String Quartet presents a program of new compositions based on early music sources. Ancient songs and dances are re-imagined in a novel fusion of early music, modal jazz and world music that delights the senses and blurs the boundaries between past and present.

Conference as ceremony: Embracing an Indigenist approach in music education research

23 February 2023 12:00pm2:00pm
Dr Anita Prest will present a guest lecture on decolonising and Indigenising curriculums in music education

Choral Conversations: Decolonisation, New Intersectionalities, Bad Faith and Wilful Misunderstandings

15 February 2023 4:00pm
This talk addresses current flashpoints around different/conflicting projections on decolonial music initiatives around the world, including conversational fronts (or battlefronts in some cases) in multiple, intersectional contexts.

Sarah Maher Progress Review presentation

14 February 2023 12:00pm
Finding a flexible future: A multiple case study exploration of perceptions and experiences of multi-genre and multi-disciplinary undergraduate voice performance programs in Australia.

Bernardo Alviz Progress Review

30 November 2022 1:30pm
Feeling the Resistance: Music for the left-hand double bass. Folio of Compositions with Critical commentary

The Magic Flute

27 November 2022 6:30pm
Join the UQ Singer in their production of The Magic Flute in collaboration with the UQ Opera Society and UQ School of Music.

César Franck at 200: Organ recital by Graeme Morton

13 November 2022 7:00pm
Continuing the short festival at St John's Cathedral to commemorate the 200th anniversary year of Franck's birth, Graeme Morton (Director of Music, St John's Cathedral) will present an all-Franck recital immediately following Evensong on Saturday 13 November, featuring the dramatic Pastorale, and the first Choral.

Journey from cellist to musician: Milestones and strategies of action and mentors

31 October 2022 7:00pm
Using Swidler’s cultural toolkit as a theoretical framework, Dominic Fitzgerald sets out to demonstrate how a music teacher-practitioner's journey is a continuum of discoveries and acquisition of strategies of thinking, being and doing.

Composers from UQ

20 October 2022 1:00pm
Sketch ensemble will play a collection of brand new compositions by members of the group, featuring string quartet, oboe, trumpet, trombone and piano.

School of Music Showcase

18 October 2022 1:15pm2:00pm
The School of Music will showcase its students and staff in a special performance; featuring a range of traditional string orchestra works, new compositions and soaring operatic musical numbers.  

UQ Singers

18 October 2022 11:00am
The UQ Singers encompass all the emerging artists who focus on classical singing at The University of Queensland School of Music.

Australian Piano Duo Festival

15 October 2022 2:00pm16 October 2022 3:30pm
Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Australian Piano Duo Festival, we are proud to present two exciting and diverse concerts with ten of Australia’s finest pianists.

4MBS Musica Viva Sid Page Memorial Prize in Chamber Music finals

13 October 2022 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.