School Ensembles

Date:    Saturday 22 July
Time:   12:30pm
Venue: Main Theatre, Townsville Civic Theatre

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 available at the door:  Adults $10, Concession $8, Members $6, Students (u18) $5



Townsville City Council prize sponsored by Australian Vocal and Concerto Competition

Entrants are currently attending school. Performance may include vocalists and/or instrumentalists. No conductor and no amplification. (Exceptions apply for bassists in guitar ensembles.) Players may form part of more than one group. For 3 to 8 performers.

Time limit: 10 – 20 minutes

Pimlico SHS Jazz Combo | Pimlico State High School     (10min)                                                 
C Jam Blues                                                                                                                 Duke Ellington
Blue Bossa                                                                                                                 Joe Henderson
Bass Groove                                                                                                                    Milt Jackson

Quattro Flauto | Pimlico State High School          (10min)                                                              
Minuet No.1                                                                               Johann Sebastian Bach arr. By EMA
Ode to Joy                                                                                  Ludwig van Beethoven arr. By EMA
Mozart’s 40                                                                                                           Mozart arr. By EMA
Plaisir D’Amour                                                                                          Martini arr. By Mark Walton

Curaçao String Quartet | Pimlico State High School         (10min)                                                 
Jesu                                                                                                              Johann Sebastian Bach
Rondo in G                                                                                               Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Pimlico SHS Sax Quintet | Pimlico State High School     (10min)                                                  
Monsters Inc                                                                            Randy Newman arr. By Rianta Belford
Saxes A Gaga                                                                           S. Germanotta arr. By Rianta Belford
Cantina Band                                                                              John Williams arr. By Rianta Belford

Pimlico Flute Quartet | Pimlico State High School     (10min)                                                        
William Tell Overture                                                                     Gioachino Rossini arr. By D. Marlatt
Concerto for Four Flutes                                                   Georg Philip Telemann arr. By David Bailey
Contredanse                                                                   Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart arr. By R. Hervig
Festival                                                                                                   Willi Brant arr. By H. Voxman


Palm Trio | Pimlico State High School          (18min)                                                                     
Piano Trio No. 2 in E-flat, op. 100                                                                               Franz Schubert
Piano Trio No. 1, op. 49                                                                                         Felix Mendelssohn

Zephyr Winds | Pimlico State High School         (15min)                                                                
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba                                            George Frederic Handel arr. By M. Walton
Winter from the Four Seasons                                                      Antonio Vivaldi arr. By Mark Walton
Canon                                                                                                                    Johann Pachelbel
Creole Jazz                                                                                                 Luter arr. By Mark Walton

Orpheus String Quartet | Pimlico State High School        (15min)                                                 
Notturno from string Quartet No. 2                                                                         Alexander Borodin

Blue Brass | Pimlico State High School          (11min)         
Processional for Brass                                                                                                              Paul Koepke
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot                                                                                          arr. By Chris Henzgen
Hallelujah Chorus                                                                     George Frederic Handel arr. By Walter Barnes