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Fanfare 2014

Congratulations to the Brisbane State High School Symphonic Band, conducted by Brad Ruben, who received the prestigious Erica Brindley Memorial Trophy for the most outstanding ensemble performance at the Fanfare Grand Final Concert on Friday 8 August.

Eleven ensembles were selected to participate in the Fanfare 2014 state festival held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre from Wednesday 6 August to Friday 8 August.

The Fanfare 2014 state finalists were:

  • Pimlico State High School Orpheus Chamber Strings - Conductor: Richard Newell
  • Cairns State High School Orchestra - Conductor: Jon Christodoulides
  • Varsity College Chamber Strings - Conductor: Michelle Wilson
  • Benowa State High School Senior Strings - Conductor: Vincent Chingchang Kwan
  • Gladstone State High School Symphonic Band - Conductor: Angie Clifton
  • Kingaroy State High School Concert Band - Conductor: Matthew Phillips
  • Narangba Valley State High School Symphonic Winds - Conductor: Elisha Edwards
  • Banksia Beach State School Concert Band - Conductor: Martin O' Callaghan
  • Brisbane State High School Symphony Orchestra - Conductor: Meg Robson
  • Mansfield State High School Camerata - Conductor: Lisa Stevenson
  • Brisbane State High School Symphonic Band - Conductor: Brad Ruben

At the state festival five ensembles were selected to perform at the grand final concert on Friday 8 August in the Great Hall, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

The grand finalists were:

  • Brisbane State High School Symphony Orchestra - Conductor: Meg Robson
  • Mansfield State High School Camerata - Conductor: Lisa Stevenson
  • Pimlico State High School Orpheus Chamber Strings - Conductor: Richard Newell
  • Brisbane State High School Symphonic Band - Conductor: Brad Ruben
  • Cairns State High School Orchestra - Conductor: Jon Christodoulides

In 2014, 833 instrumental music ensembles from 400 schools performed in the Fanfare 2014 regional festivals.

More than 22,200 state school students participated in the regional festivals which were held in 48 locations across Queensland.

Congratulations to everyone who has been involved in Fanfare 2014!


Brisbane SHS Symphonic Band - recipient of the Erica Brindley Memorial trophy


Brisbane SHS Symphonic Band in the Fanfare 2014 Grand Final Concert

 
Last updated 14 August 2014