April 2 - 3, 2022
Links to Schedules
Attendance at this event is subject to agreeing to abide by the event organisers COVID Safe guidelines.
Due to the Queensland State Government requirements, all attendees are required to be fully vaccinated.
Please note that AUSTA Q is unable to provide banquet style food/drink at this year's event due to current covid-safe requirements. To get around this Individually Catered lunch packs are being offered for a fee of $18 per person per day. The boxes will include: Club Sandwich, Cheese and Crackers, Brownie and Fruit. Dietary options can include: Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free, Dairy Free. Delegates are also welcome to bring their own packed lunch and snacks. AUSTA Q will encourage everyone to gather in an outdoor area during break times in order to facilitate our usual, and important, collegial chit chat.
Please also be aware the venue has requested that food / drink are not consumed within the facilities.
AUSTA Q Members
$80 each day
$120 both days
$120 each day
$200 both days
$40 both days
Brisbane Boy's College
AUSTA Q Secretary:
Amy Phillips - firstname.lastname@example.org
A Cellist’s Guide to Warm-Ups, Scales and the Popper Studies
Gyorgy Deri has recently arrived from Hungary as the Queensland Conservatorium’s new Senior Lecturer in Cello. In this session he will discuss his approach to daily warm-ups and his particular passion for the Popper Studies
Camerata’s Artistic Director will lead delegates in an exploration of some of our most cherished string orchestra repertoire.
“Hands On” Q & A
Ever had a question about teaching the Double Bass? Get your hands on a Double Bass in this session and QSO’s Principal Bass player will guide you through the answers to all you’ve ever needed to know.
Searching for a Musical Experience
Bring your instruments to this “hands on” session that will provide you with practical insights into ensuring your students experience true musicianship at every level and across all learning settings.
Upper Strings Skill Building
This session will explore ideas for shaping students’ musical and technical platforms towards their longer term engagement with advancing repertoire. There will be discussion around establishing supple, accurate and efficient left hands, healthy bow arms, essential strokes, shifting, and activities for vibrato. All to help serve expression and content of the music.