Introducing Sunshine Coast’s newest classical music orchestra. This is a special ‘dream project’ initiated by father and daughter musician team Adrian King – Guest Conductor, and Louise King – Artistic Director.
Sunshine Coast Chamber Orchestra will present repertoire spanning from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Modern eras. The repertoire will be chamber orchestra works, string orchestra music plus vocal works with invited guest conductors, concertmasters and soloists.Sunshine Coast Chamber Orchestra aims to present and provide professional quality Chamber Orchestra performances for Sunshine Coast audiences. It aims to create and develop mentoring opportunities between professional Australian wide musicians, professional development for teachers and young aspiring students based on the Coast.
Sunshine Coast Chamber Orchestra has a dual function as a performing ensemble and an equal commitment to education.
Sunshine Coast Chamber Orchestra is at present a musician-led project. We are simply finding a way to make cultural events happen in our community. We are bringing bold artistic vision, exceptional music making and inspirational guest artists to new audiences on the Sunshine Coast whilst building community pride and connection.
Sunshine Coast Chamber Orchestra aims to celebrate classical music – what music can do by bringing people together to experience a common shared occasion.
Sunshine Coast Chamber Orchestra is an ensemble of like-minded passionate classical musicians coming together to play music for a community in a community at the invite of Artistic Director Louise King.
Guest musicians are professional musicians who play and teach music on the Sunshine Coast, mixed with professional guest musicians from Australia’s Symphony Orchestras, emerging young talented players who are studying music at tertiary level and youth string students who are grade eight level and above. Core players are invite only for initial start up projects.
the launch concert
Sunshine Coast Chamber Orchestra is currently not supported by local, state or federal funding. Any proceeds from this initial Launch Concert Project will be used to give professional musicians an honorarium payment for their donated rehearsals, performance and expertise.
Artistic Director Louise King would simply like to say thank you to each and every one of the musicians and families involved for their commitment to the concert project and for their BIG-hearted musical gesture of volunteering to perform in the dreaming BIG concert series as a way to kick-start this new orchestra.
Sophia La Selva
Charlotte Burbrook De Vere
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To engage the Sunshine Coast Chamber Orchestra for future community events, festivals, professional performance & school education projects, please contact Artistic Director Louise King.
We would love to hear from you if you think you can help support this initiative.
Do you believe, as we do, that it’s time that we celebrate the wealth of high professional musical talent resident right here on the Sunshine Coast?
Do you love music and see yourself supporting fine classical music events?
Do you believe, as we do that emerging Sunshine Coast musical talent can be supported, mentored and encouraged with this new initiative?
Sunshine Coast Chamber Orchestra is currently seeking donations to enable Sunshine Coast Chamber Orchestra to launch securely into its first concert season 2015. We have a wish list of guest musicians, soloists, conductors and concertmasters who we would love to invite to the Sunshine Coast to lead us in some enticing performance projects. Your support BIG or small will make an enormous difference to providing future performance & education projects in the Sunshine Coast community.
Donations of $100 or more will be acknowledged on the new orchestra website and in future concert and educational programs.
Please contact Artistic Director Louise King to find out about ways you can DONATE, SUPPORT US & GET INVOLVED.
Be part of making Sunshine Coast Chamber Orchestra prosper.