ASPIRE: Proudly Supporting The Foundation of Student Horizons

  • Wednesday, March 6, 2019

From its inception, ASPIRE’s singular aim has been to provide opportunities and raise up talented young musicians with the best tutorship, adjudication and competition available. ASPIRE is a dedicated not-for-profit event, and any profits m…

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Celebrated for his “magnificent contribution as Music Director” by the Press, conductor Marc Taddei accepts adjudication invitation

  • Friday, January 25, 2019

Conductor Marc Taddei is Music Director of two orchestras, Orchestra Wellington in New Zealand’s capital city, and the Vallejo Symphony Orchestra, near San Francisco in the United States.

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Award-winning Gold Coast school joins ASPIRE festivities

  • Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Students at All Saints Anglican School are among the first on the Gold Coast to sign up for next year’s ASPIRE International Music Youth Festival and take advantage of the opportunity to work with the best in the business.

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Announcement of ASPIRE 2019 Set Pieces

  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018

ASPIRE Festival Artistic Co-Directors Sarah-Grace Williams and Sean O’Boyle along with everyone else in the ASPIRE team are proud to officially announce the set-pieces for the 2019 July event.

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Sarah-Grace Williams delighted to join Sean O’Boyle as the ASPIRE Artistic Co-Director

  • Friday, September 28, 2018

The ASPIRE team are pleased to announce Maestro Sarah-Grace Williams as the ASPIRE Artistic Co-Director for 2019. Sarah-Grace will bring her classical expertise to ASPIRE to create a synergy with Sean O’Boyle, together bringing a world-clas…

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ASPIRE Comes to the Gold Coast - Press Release

  • Monday, August 20, 2018

BRISBANE, Aug. 20 – The entire ASPIRE team, in conjunction with Student Horizons, are pleased to announce The Star Gold Coast as the venue for the ASPIRE Youth Music Festival 2019. After looking at a range of different venues in both Br…

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