Jazz students at the Queensland Conservatorium got the chance to play alongside some of their idols, participating in a masterclass with top flight musicians from New York's Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.
Griffith alumnus Kate Miller-Heidke has been chosen to represent Australia in the Eurovision Song Contest.
Miller-Heidke's stunning performance of Zero Gravity won the public vote at the live TV finals for Eurovision - Australia Decides, held on the Gold Coast over the weekend.
Queensland Conservatorium alumnus Danny Harley (The Kite String Tangle), has won the prestigious $25,000 Grant McLennan Fellowship. The grant, founded in honour of legendary Brisbane musician Grant McLennan of The Go-Betweens, will allow Danny to spend six months in Berlin honing his craft.
Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University students and alumni are set to shine in a blockbuster season finale featuring a full symphony orchestra, pipe organ, hundreds of choristers and eight vocal soloists.