Queensland Symphony Orchestra to perform with more than 200 local students

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Queensland Symphony Orchestra to perform with more than 200 local students

Delivering on its commitment to bring quality music education and concert experiences to regional Queensland, 14 musicians from the Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s Connect Ensemble will perform in Gladstone on Wednesday 30 August, alongside more than 200 local high school and primary school students in the free GEM Community Concert.

Featuring in the free showcase concert at the Gladstone Entertainment and Convention Centre will be the Bernaraby State School, Boyne Island State School, Calliope State School, Calliope State High School, Clinton State School, Gladstone Central, Gladstone South, Gladstone West, Kin Kora State School, Miriam Vale State School, Tannum Sands State High School, Toolooa State High School, Trinity College Senior School, Chanel College and the Faith Baptist Christian School.

The concert also features Gladstone Instrumental Music students in the combined schools String Ensemble, Concert Band and Symphonic Band , conducted by Warwick Tyrrell (Concert Band) and Mark Sullivan (Strings).

This event is free, but bookings are essential.

The community concert follows on from the knockout Symphony Under the Stars with QSO performed in May with more than 3,000 people attending.

Gladstone GEM Community in Concert

30 August 2023 6:30 PM

Reserve your seats here


The Gladstone Enrichment through Music (GEM) Initiative is an innovative partnership between Principal Partner Australia Pacific LNG and Queensland Symphony Orchestra, delivering quality music education and concert experiences to the students and community of Gladstone and is proudly supported by Australia Pacific LNG operated by ConocoPhillips.


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