Dr Anthony Young is Head of Classroom Music at St. Laurence’s College in South Brisbane. The college has a strong community singing tradition that is supported by 7 choirs involving 240 singers aged 10-18; students are taught by highly accomplished teachers. His research doctorate in Music Education examined the participation of boys in a Kodaly based music education program. He holds a Master’s in music studies (choral conducting), an Australian Kodaly Certificate, an Arts degree in literature, and a Law degree. A recipient of the Queensland College of Teachers Excellence in Teaching award, and a Spirit of Catholic Education award, Anthony serves the QCAA as a Lead Endorser, Lead External Examiner and is the Chief Confirmer of Standards for Senior Music in Queensland. He has published articles on music education and choral conducting and contributes to books published by ACER, Springer publications and Oxford University Press. Anthony lectures in musicianship at The University of Queensland, tutors at Griffith University, and conducts chorales internationally in school, community, festival and liturgical settings. In 2022 he received the mentoring award from the Kodaly Music Education Institute of Australia in recognition of his work mentoring young teachers.