Ensembles for School Students 2018

Date:    Saturday 21 July
Time:   1.30PM
Venue: Pimlico State High School Performing Arts Centre (PIMPAC), Fulham Road, Pimlico

Try cheering on your school from a padded seat, in air conditioning and with no need to slip slop slap.

Ensembles of up to eight players from schools will astound you with their ability to work together to perform with vibrancy and panache. You’ll remember it always!

Tickets:  Gold coin donation at the door


Townsville City Council prize sponsored by Australian Vocal and Concerto Competition

1st $400   2nd $300   3rd $200   4th $100

 Entrants must be currently attending school. No conductor and no amplification. (Exceptions apply for bassists in guitar ensembles.) Players may form part of more than one group. Performance may include vocalists and/or instrumentalists.

 Time Limit: 10 – 20 minutes


Chairperson: Sue Darrigan


Quattro Venti | Pimlico State High School (10min)                                                                                                       

March from Scipio                                                                                         George Frideric Händel arr. By Mark Walton

Blue Danube Waltz                                                                                                    Johann Strauss arr. By Mark Walton

Pavane for Earl of Salisbury                                                                                           William Byrd arr. By Mark Walton

Serenade                                                                                                                     Joseph Haydn arr. By Mark Walton


String Trio | The Cathedral School of St Anne and St James (18min)                                                                       

Three-Part Invention                                                                                                                      Johann Sebastian Bach

Skyboat Song                                                                                                                       Traditional arr. By Tony Kime

Sonata in D Major for 2 Violins                                                                 Giuseppe Tartini arr. By Carole N.  Rabinowitz


Pimlico Flute Trio | Pimlico State High School (11min)                                                                                               

Trio No. 2, op. 83                                                                                                                                             James Hook

Ave Maria                                                                                                       Charles Gounod arr. By James Christensen

Pavane op. 50                                                                                                                                               Gabriel Fauré


Southern Cross Catholic College Guitar Quartet (12min)                                                                                           

Déjà Vu                                                                                                                                                     Richard Charlton

Daydreams                                                                                                                                               Richard Charlton

Dangerous Curves                                                                                                                                   Richard Charlton


Fantome Quartet | Pimlico State High School (7min)                                                                                                   

Air and Variations                                                                                     Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart arr. By John Auton

Sinfonia                                                                                                      Georg Philipp Telemann arr. By Bob Mathews




Dolcissimo 5 | Pimlico State High School (12min)                                                                                                       

Allegro Molto from Divertimento No. 14, K. 270                                                                      Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Largo “From the New World”, op.95                                                                              Antonín Dvořák arr. By J Stevens

Bobbie Shaftoe                                                                                                       British Folk Song arr. By Andrew Gant

Sweet Caroline                                                                                                   Neil Diamond arr. By Wout van der Goot


Amadeus Quartet | Pimlico State High School & Townsville Grammar School (10min)                                          

String Quartet No. 11 in D Major, K. 155 I. Allegro Moderato                                                 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Orange Jam                                                                                                                                                 Jeremy Bishop


St Margaret Mary’s Guitar Ensemble (14min)                                                                                                                

“Life’s a Beach” Suite                                                                                                                                    Paul Svoboda


     Raindrops on Bingil                                                                                                                                                       

     Gliding Over Garner’s Beach                                                                                                                                        


Serendipity Quartet | Pimlico State High School (7min)                                                                                              

Mozart Quartet No. 12 in G Major, K. 156 I. Presto                                                                Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart




Flute Bravura | The Cathedral School of St Anne and St James (16min)                                                                  

Divertimento in D Major,  K. 136                                                                                              Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Sir Duke                                                                                                                       Stevie Wonder arr. By Lisa Ochoco

Molly on the Shore                                                                                                    Percy Grainger arr. By Thomas Graf


Los Guitarristas | McCluskey Home Studio Students (14min)                                                                                    

Set of 4 Andalusian Themed Works                                                                                                     Damien McCluskey

     Rumba Caribena                                                                                                                                                           

     Mañana en Sevilla                                                                                                                                                         

     El Corazon Cansado                                                                                                                                                     

     Que Pecado Reemlaza Amor                                                                                                                                           


Zephyr Winds | Pimlico State High School (12min)                                                                                                      

Allegro from Concerto Grosso op. 6, no.1                                                    George Frideric Händel arr. By Mark Walton

Pavane for the Earl of Salisbury                                                                                     William Byrd arr. By Mark Walton

Hungarian Dance No. 5                                                                                         Johannes Brahms arr. By Mark Walton

When I’m Sixty-four                                                                                       Lennon/McCartney arr. By John Hammonds


Schubert Quartet | Pimlico State High School & Townsville Grammar School (10min)                                          

Quartettsatz                                                                                                                                                Franz Schubert