FEMALE VOICE CLINICIAN
Shelli Hulcombe is a Lecturer in Voice at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Griffith University. She grew up in regional NSW, where she learnt piano from an early age (followed by violin, flute and oboe) before finally discovering a love of singing as a teenager. She is a passionate music educator, regularly adjudicating at many of the major eisteddfods around South East Queensland and examining for AMEB. Shelli is also a regular performer in the Musica Viva in Schools music education program, and is currently President of the Queensland chapter of ANATS (Australian Association of Teachers of Singing).
Born in England and educated in Victoria after emigrating in 1971, Brian began music at age seven and received his first clarinet on his eighth birthday. He won a music scholarship in 1979 to attend the Ballarat Grammar School after which he studied clarinet at the Elder Conservatorium of Music in Adelaide with David Shephard and Gregory Blackman. Following a year in the World Expo 88 Marching Band in Brisbane he furthered his studies at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music with Floyd Williams.
A/PROF PETER LUFF
UPPER BRASS CLINICIAN
Associate Professor Peter Luff is an Associate Professor and Deputy Director (Performance and Engagement) at Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University (QCGU). He holds the position of Associate Principal Horn with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra and is Vice President of the International Horn Society.
UPPER STRINGS CLINICIAN
John Curro AM MBE is both the founder and Director of Music for Queensland Youth Orchestras (QYO), conducting the Queensland Youth Symphony since its beginning in 1966. He is in demand as a conductor and tutor for professional and youth orchestras and festivals.
LOWER STRINGS CLINICIAN
Louise is an exciting example of an independent contemporary classical musician. A refined English cellist with extensive international experience and training, she is an inspiring concert artist, teacher, recording artist, adjudicator and event producer.
Timothy Sherlock is an Australian music educator, choral and handbell conductor and composer. He conducts the QPAC Choir, the Australian Catholic University Choir (Brisbane campus), the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital Community Choir and the All Hallows’ School Handbell Ensemble.
MALE VOICE CLINICIAN
Jason Barry-Smith’s study in Brisbane, Munich, London and Rome led him to a singing career where he’s a familiar and commanding presence on the Australian operatic stage, and is equally in demand as a singing teacher, conductor and arranger.
Francois began music at the age of five with piano and discovered percussion whenhe was fourteen learning from Georges Van Gucht, foundation member ofPercussions de Strasbourg. He studied at the Conservatoire National Superieur deMusique de Lyon with Francois Dupin graduating with a Masters in Percussion.
Dr Ron Morris
Lecturer in Vocal Health and Pedagogy Dr Ron Morris is a speech therapist, audiologist and counter-tenor. Dr Morris graduated from The University of Queensland with an honours degree and has a Master of Music Studies and PhD from the Queensland Conservatorium.
LOWER BRASS MASTER CLINICIAN
Jason Redman has been the Principal Trombonist of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra in Australia since 1990, and has been teaching trombone to Undergraduate and Post Graduate students at the Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University since 1998.