Concert Band Adjudicators
ASPIRE International Youth Music Festival was proud to announce Dr John Lynch, an exceptional wind conductor of international repute, and world renowned Brisbane based conductor Dr Peter Morris as the official 2017 concert band adjudicators.
ASPIRE was pleased to announce Mr Mark Taddei, Director of Music for the Vallejo Symphony, one of California’s oldest orchestras and Artistic Director & Chief Conductor of TMO (Sydney) Sarah-Grace Williams, who was recently listed amongst ’10 of the Best Women Conductors’ as the official adjudicators for the 2017 Festival’s Orchestra section.
Jazz Band Adjudicators
ASPIRE was proud to announce our world renowned 2017 Jazz Band adjudicators Dr Stephen Newcomb, based at Queensland Conservatorium with connections in New York City and Mace Francis, a young band leader on the rise, based in Western Australia.
A man who has spent over 10 years at the helm of the famous The Sydney Philharmonia Choirs, Mr Brett Weymark will adjudicate the 2017 Choral Section of ASPIRE, with the new Head of Opera Studies at the Queensland Conservatorium, Mr Nicholas Cleobury who has conducted most major choirs in the UK and Europe.