Young Instrumental

Date:    Saturday 22 July
Time:   9.00am
Venue: Main Theatre, Townsville Civic Theatre

No renditions of “chopsticks” or “heart and soul” here!

In this uplifting one-off concert, come and watch these outstandingly talented and seriously committed young performers as they reveal their skill and dedication to their craft.

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



Townsville & District Music Teachers’ Association Prize 1st $100 l 2nd $75 l 3rd $30

Entrants are currently attending school, and will play one or more movements from the same concerto or work written specifically for soloist and orchestra, string ensemble or concert band. Performers may participate on more than one instrument should they so choose.

Time limit: 6 – 12 minutes


Yuina Akamatsu, Cairns | Piano    (8 min)
Accompanist: Koko Julian                                                                                                                  
Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K. 467                                                 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
III. Allegro vivace assai                                                                                                                         

Michael Carroll, Townsville | Violoncello   (8 min)
Accompanist: Daniel Carroll                                                                                                               
Violoncello Concerto No. 1 in C Major                                                                          Joseph Haydn
II. Adagio                                                                                                                                            

Lara Mladjen, Melbourne | Violin    (12 min)
Accompanist: Rhodri Clarke                                                                                                               
Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, op. 63                                                                             Sergei Prokofiev
I. Allegro moderato                                                                                                                               

Nina Fan, Gold Coast | Piano    (12 min)
Accompanist: Robert Manley                                                                                                             
Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, op. 22                                                             Camille Saint-Saëns
I. Andante sostenuto


 Reuben Tsang, Cairns | Piano    (10 min)
Accompanist: Rhodri Clarke                                                                                                               
Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, op. 15                                                         Ludwig van Beethoven
lII. Rondo – Allegro                                                                                                                                                                 

Ariel Volovelsky, Sydney | Violoncello    (11 min)
Accompanist: Robert Manley                                                                                                             
Concerto in B Minor, op. 104                                                                                     Antonin  Dvořák
I. Allegro                                                                                                                                               

Florence Cappler-Shillington, Townsville | Violin    (12 min)
Accompanist: Robert Manley   
Concerto No. 2 in G minor, op. 8, RV 315 (Summer)                                                 Antonio Vivaldi
I. Allegro non molto II. Adagio e piano – Presto e forte III. Presto            


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Townsville & District Branch Inc of the Music Teachers’ Association of Queensland

The Townsville and District Branch Inc of the Music Teachers’ Association of Queensland (MTAQ) is a professional, not for profit organisation. It aims to promote and maintain high standards of teaching by providing professional development and social contact amongst its members. In addition to workshops for teachers, it provides a student referral service and also concert performance opportunities for students. The Association is always keen to welcome new teaching members!

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