Griffith grad Katie Noonan appointed musical director for GC2018

Alumni
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Queensland Conservatorium alumnus Katie Noonan has been appointed director of music for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games’ opening and closing ceremonies – an epic production destined to be viewed by a global television audience of up to 1.5 billion. Noonan, a five-time ARIA Award-winner and a former Arts, Education and Law Outstanding Alumnus of the Year, was […]

Broadway star mentors musical theatre students

Arts Education Law
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Musical theatre students from the Queensland Conservatorium are being mentored by Broadway royalty this week. Award-winning singer Liz Callaway is conducting a series of intensive workshops and masterclasses with final year students before she takes to the stage in Brisbane for the first time.

Griffith’s opera production hits a high note

Arts Education Law
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This is opera as you've never seen it before - a blockbuster double bill  that features fantastical sets and costumes, UV projections, puppets and kites. The Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University is confounding expectations with a fresh take on two operas by superstar French composers Debussy and Ravel.

All aboard the culture train

Arts Education Law
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Queensland Conservatorium jazz student Mario Conde is travelling to the most remote corners of the state as part of the annual Culture Train line-up. The musical roadshow is part of Queensland Multicultural Month celebrations and features a series of free concerts in regional centres, from Bundaberg to Barcaldine, Longreach, Rockhampton and Winton. Mario originally hails from Bolivia and plays panpipes, fusing traditional South American and Western music.