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Competition Director Update

Entries closed at the start of June and there is a buzz of activity as the committee work to finalise details and schedule rehearsals. If variety truly is the spice of life then this competition may be too hot to handle. We have instrumentalists across wind, brass, strings and piano; vocalists who will be singing in Italian, English, German and

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Arthur Athan returns for Masterclass & Barrier Reef Orchestra Concert

We are thrilled to announce that last year’s instrumental winner, Arthur Athan (piano), is returning to us to perform with the Barrier Reef Orchestra this month! He will be playing Rachmaninov’s spectacular Piano Concerto No 2 as part of the BRO’s Twilight Classics Concert on 17 July. A concert not to be missed.  Tickets available at Ticketshop   We are

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Piano Tuning Offer

Theme & Variations Piano Services have been generous sponsors of Steinway pianos for both the Australian Concerto & Vocal Competition and the Australian Festival of Chamber Music for a number of years. Their contribution has been significant in presenting both events at the highest standard for performances here in Townsville. This year we will still have the services of their

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Entries Closing soon

Are you an aspiring musician looking for performance opportunity and feedback from internationally renowned adjudicators? With arts funding being slashed nationwide and such opportunities becoming more and more limited, don’t miss this chance to compete in a nationally recognised competition still going strong 37 years on. Entries close 1 June – Download your entry form now!

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Bronwyn Douglas Recital Review

Just recently, the Australian Concerto & Vocal Competition was thrilled to have our open Vocal winner, Bronwyn Douglass (mezzo-soprano), come back to Townsville for an intimate recital at the Perc Tucker Gallery. She thrilled our audience with her beauty of tone, precise vocal control and unmistakable dramatic prowess as she performed some of the repertoire’s most difficult pieces flawlessly. From

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