Patrick Nolan, Lucy Reeves, Robert Manley

12 August 2021 1:00pm
This concert has been cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions.


4 August 2021 5:00pm
SignWaves, a collective of flautists from The University of Queensland, will present Synchronous Vibrations in conjunction with the UQ Art Museum. The program brings a diverse range of flute repertoire into the vibrant acoustic space of the museum. The juxtaposition of music and visual arts offers an experience that entrances in multiple senses. There will be a range of works for different combinations of flutes framed within linked episodic atmospheric compositions based on bird song by UQ's own flautist/composer, Monash Lal.


29 July 2021 1:00pm
Elements is a newly formed Brisbane based woodwind quintet that will perform works by Nielsen, Haydn and Ibert.

Viney-Grinberg Duo presents

10 July 2021 1:00pm
Presented by Professor Liam Viney and Dr Anna Grinberg from the Viney-Grinberg Duo

Choral Greats

12 June 2021 1:00pm
Join Dr Graeme Morton as he takes listeners on a journey through some of his most sublime favourites, explaining something of their significance and highlighting world-leading choirs who take delight in performing these works.


27 May 2021 1:00pm
Seren8 is an exciting young group of classical musicians who are passionate about using their craft to enrich the lives of the community around them.

Ode To Joy: Dane Lam conducts Beethoven 9

23 May 2021 2:00pm
Experience Ludwig van Beethoven’s exhilarating Ninth Symphony with Maestro Dane Lam, the newly appointed Director and Conductor of The University of Queensland Symphony Orchestra. The UQSO will be joined by the UQ Chorus and soloists Sarah Crane, Maria Woolford, Rosario La Spina and Shaun Brown.

First Prize Winners Concert

20 May 2021 1:00pm
Finalists will present their performances from the Wind and Brass, Ethel Osborne, and Richard Pollett competitions. Join us live in the Nickson Room, UQ St Lucia, or watch online.

UQ Singers

18 May 2021 11:00am
The UQ School of Music will present a morning of lieder and operatic ensembles, featuring singers from the UQ Opera Scenes and Alumni singers from the Bachelor of Music program. Instrumentalists will collaborate with pianists Jasmine Buckley, Reuben Flower and renowned vocal coach and pianist John Woods.

Pulse Chamber Orchestra

16 May 2021 11:00am
Join Pulse Chamber Orchestra for a morning of string orchestra masterpieces in the elegant surrounds of Customs House. The program features Telemann’s evocative depiction of the adventures of Don Quixote along with one of Bach’s most enduring masterpieces, his Brandenburg Concerto no.4 featuring 4th year flute students Jessica Walther and Katya Willett as soloists. The program concludes with Elgar’s beautifully intimate Serenade for Strings.

Waves of Sound and Song

15 May 2021 7:00pm
UQ Chamber Singers (Directed by Graeme Morton)
UQ Brass (Directed by Bob Schultz)

Admission: $25 ($15 concession).

Instant Music

13 May 2021 1:00pm
The music in this concert will all be invented on the spot by all the musicians on stage, led by Dr Robert Davidson, the head of composition in the UQ School of Music. Some improvised coordination will be assisted by techniques of “Sound Painting” in which hand gestures communicate various instructions, facilitating some coordination and varying of textures.

Robert Davidson

12 May 2021 12:00pm
Exploring the textures and melodic webs possible with the double bass, this concert will feature the solo double bass and its transformation through layering its sound on itself.

Beethoven's Ninth Symphony

8 May 2021 1:00pm
UQSO's new conductor Dane Lam will present a series of works related to project week at the UQ School of Music

Viney-Grinberg Duo

6 May 2021 1:00pm
Anna Grinberg and Liam Viney will perform The Rite of Spring by Igor Stravinsky, arranged for two pianos. The arrangement was created by Stravinsky himself so that the Ballet Russes could rehearse the work ahead of its 1913 premiere in Paris.

Dr Jennifer MacRitchie

29 April 2021 3:00pm
Dr Jennifer MacRitchie presents on her research topic titled: New musical tools and technologies for older adults' wellbeing

New Sounds

29 April 2021 1:00pm
Percussionist Angus Wilson + pianist Alex Raineri bring together the familiar sounds of Gershwin alongside new sounds by three of Australia’s most vibrant compositional voices.

Milijana Nikolic and Rosario la Spina

22 April 2021 1:00pm2:00pm
Milijana Nikolic and Rosario la Spina will bring Italian opera to life, right here in the Nickson Room, St Lucia, with highlights from Aida and Il Trovatore.

Modern Times

10 April 2021 1:00pm
Dr Robert Davidson will present music of the twentieth century that has a significant connection with historical events, during the world wars, the dictatorships and the political turmoil.

Nature Spirit

1 April 2021 1:00pm
Pianist Alex Raineri, described by Limelight Magazine as “a soloist of superb skill and musicality” brings a varied and colourful program of music about nature and birdsong, to the beautiful acoustics and glorious concert grand Steinway of UQ's Nickson Room.

2021 UQ School of Music Welcome BBQ

25 March 2021 2:00pm4:00pm
The UQ School of Music will host a BBQ to welcome our new and current student cohort into the new year. The event will offer a chance to meet our staff, music societies and intermingle while enjoying free food.

Stories Without Words

25 March 2021 1:00pm
Peter Luff (horn), Camille Barry (violin) and Catherine Likhuta (piano/composer) will perform their concert titled 'Stories Without Words'.

Anna Grinberg, Adam Chalabi, Patrick Murphy

18 March 2021 1:00pm
Adam Chalabi (violin), Patrick Murphy (cello) and Anna Grinberg (piano) join forces to perform two masterworks- Haydn’s ebullient trio in A major and the second of Brahms‘s three monumental piano trios.

Muses Trio

11 March 2021 1:00pm
Muses Trio celebrate International Women’s Day and their 9th season together with HOMEGROWN: striking new world premieres written recently for the Muses Trio by Australian women composers.

Shaun Brown and Liam Viney

4 March 2021 1:00pm
Shaun Brown and Liam Viney present two of the great German song cycles.