A/Prof Nicholas Cleobury
Head of Opera at the Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University
Head of Opera at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Nicholas is a specialist choral conductor. Having held the position of Assistant Director at the BBC Singers, he has worked with choirs all over the world, from the Swedish and Danish Radio Choirs, to the Berkshire Choral Festival (UK and USA) and Die Konzertisten in Hong Kong and numerous major choirs in the UK, including the Royal and Huddersfield Choral Societies.
Music Director of The Sydney Philharmonia Choirs
Brett Weymark was born in Sydney and trained at the University of Sydney and NSW Conservatorium of Music. His singing teachers included Dr Susan Falk, Dr Jean Callaghan and Dr. Rowena Cowley and as a conductor, his mentors have included Mats Nilsson, David Porcelijn, Janos Furst, John Hopkins, Patrick Thomas and Simon Halsey and his training has included study in both the UK, Europe and the US. In 2002 he was awarded a Centenary Medal for his service to music in particular choral performance.