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Canberra Youth Orchestra with soloist Christian Li

Conducted by Rowan Harvey-Martin and Max McBride
Saturday 7 December 2019 at 7:30pm
Llewellyn Hall, ANU

Christian Li, currently 12 years of age, began learning violin at the age of five and studies under Dr. Robin Wilson, Head of Violin at Australian National Music Academy in Melbourne.

As well as winning the 2018 Yehudi Menuhin Violin Competition Junior First Prize, Christian won 1st Prize in the violin category of the Young Artist Semper Music International Competition in Italy in 2017 and was selected to perform at Carnegie Hall Isaac Stern Auditorium in NY in the American Protégé Showcase 10th anniversary concert.

Christian made his solo debut at the age of 9 with the Australian Orchestra.

In this concert, he will perform Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor

Canberra Brass and Zackerbilks – Prohibition

Presented by BentSpoke Brewing Co. 
Albert Hall
Friday 1 November 2019, 7pm till late

You are invited to kick up your heels to the music of the ’20s and ’30s with an evening of music and dancing. Bring your own banquet to share with your friends.  Drinks on sale.

  • Early Bird Special – $40 per person until 18 October 2019
  • Table seating of 10 people per table
  • Bookings: TryBooking:
  • Door price $80 per person

The Australian Haydn Ensemble

The Australian Haydn Ensemble (AHE) was formed in late 2011 and launched its first subscription season in 2012.

It has has rapidly claimed a place among Australia’s finest orchestras and chamber music groups.

The ensemble specialises in the music of the classical era, performing on historical instruments under the leadership of Artistic Director, Skye McIntosh.

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Australian Decorative & Fine Arts Society Canberra

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The Australian Decorative & Fine Arts Society Canberra (ADFAS Canberra) has been a presence in Canberra since 1986. ADFAS Canberra is all about the arts and is for everyone.

It is a membership based Society that welcomes visitors to its program of 8 yearly lectures presented by leading International and National experts in their field.

The lecture topics cover Fine art paintings, Indigenous art, Sculpture, Architecture, Photography, Literature, Garden design, Music and Dance. These lectures cater for all levels of interest, knowledge or curiosity. Every ADFAS meeting includes a lively social forum and light refreshments and an opportunity to chat with the experts.

The lecture program, times and locations are available on the ADFAS Canberra website or contact the Membership Secretary Sally Petherbridge on [email protected] or telephone 0420536409. Currently the 6pm lectures are held at the Shine Dome, 15 Gordon Street, Acton.

Selby and Friends

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Kathy Selby

Selby & Friends is the only touring chamber music series in Australia that centres on one performer, pianist Kathryn Selby AM, with an ensemble cast of extraordinary and brilliant musical partners.

In 2019, Selby & Friends marks its first season in a new home in Canberra – the beautiful Llewellyn Hall in Chamber Music Mode

“It is to Selby’s credit that she is able to employ an ever-changing ensemble of musicians, whilst maintaining a symbiosis that most established piano trios would kill for. There are few musicians in the country who could achieve this so consistently.” Limelight Magazine

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Canberra Sinfonia

Under the patronage of acclaimed Canberran soprano Louise Page OAM, the Canberra Sinfonia is Canberra’s newest semi-professional musical ensemble, designed for and by emerging professional musicians in Canberra. With a focus on early Classical-era music, the Sinfonia is a chamber orchestra intended for emerging musicians to bridge the gap between amateur and professional performance opportunities in Canberra.

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Kate Roberts

Associate and LACE radio presenter

PhD Candidate, MHSCI (TCM), BHSCI (Acu), PG Cert (MH), Member of Acupuncture NZ, MFACT, MAMH, ACC Treatment Provider

Kate Roberts holds a Masters in Traditional Chinese Medicine and a post-graduate certificate in psychological medicine, and is currently enrolled in her PhD the the Otago University Medical School specialising in integrative health care models.

Since moving to New Zealand in 2002 Kate has been working at the New Zealand School of Acupuncture as a tutor, and has taught both clinical and theory subjects for 1st through to 4th year students.

In addition to her teaching, Kate remains extremely passionate about offering holistic acupuncture treatments and yin style yoga classes, with a focus on working with clients to achieve their maximum potential, both physically and mentally.

Kate’s clinical practice specialises in the treatment of mental health, musculo-skeletal conditions, and gynaecology and fertility.

Kate is also a consultant for an Organic and eco-friendly skin care and make up range committed to offering amazing products while supporting the world that supports us.

You can find out more about Kate at

Tuggeranong Arts Centre

For more than 25 years, the Tuggeranong Community Arts Association has delivered artistic programs and events, with a focus on participation and accessibility, and helped shape a sense of pride in the local community.

Embracing the Valley’s broad array of artistic interests, the Arts Centre presents a vibrant program of activities – engaging professional and community artists alike, cultivating a unique creative personality for Tuggeranong.

Its dynamic youth programs continue to develop the skills, outlook and cultural awareness of young people in the Tuggeranong region and beyond.

The centre is principally funded through a triennial agreement with the ACT Government’s arts funding agency, artsACT, and also draws funds from a variety of other government agencies and philanthropic funds.


Artistic Vision Gallery

Artistic Vision Gallery rescues, rediscovers and highlights retro Australian  paintings for the appreciation of a new discerning audience at an affordable price. Their raison d’être – too often pieces of art that depict the Australian landscape, life style, flora, fauna and culture are discarded as unfashionable. These however depict our artistic heritage and the talents of Australian visionaries. Too often a splash of colour replaces a fine work of art or a creative depiction.  Artistic Vision Gallery can be found at Unit 6/51 Tennant Street Fyshwick. Find out more at

The Song Company

The Song Company logoFrom its beginnings in 1984 The Song Company’s schedule has grown to include a mix of national and international touring, a subscription series in cities across Australia, recording and broadcast projects, education activities, and special collaborative projects.

The Song Company’s repertoire covers vocal music from the 10th century to contemporary works and is unique in its stylistic diversity. The Company remains at the forefront of contemporary vocal music through an extensive commissioning program and collaborations with artists and composers of the highest calibre from around the world. A longstanding commitment to education sees the ensemble perform regularly in schools throughout the country, including bringing music workshops to children in regional and remote areas.

From 2016 the ensemble has been led by the British composer, conductor, producer, and lecturer Antony Pitts, whose award-winning career has taken him from the Chapel Royal at Hampton Court Palace and New College, Oxford, via the BBC, the Royal Academy of Music, and performances in Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw and the Berlin Philharmonie, to the forefront of the Australian music scene as Artistic Director of The Song Company.

Since the dawn of history, the human voice and the act of singing have been intrinsically linked with storytelling and the acquisition of culture. The Song Company belongs to a land whose first peoples used songlines and vocal music to pass knowledge and culture from generation to generation, and is proud to continue that tradition, in a unique way, sharing music from across western and non-western art traditions.

Four Winds

Four Winds in beautiful Bermagui on the far south coast of NSW is a music organisation hosting an annual Easter festival, a year-long concert schedule, residencies, events and a schools music education program. Formed in 1990, Four Winds has grown in scope and stature with both the outdoor amphitheatre seating 2000 people and the more intimate Windsong Pavilion for its programs. In November 2018 a new Youth Music Festival will be held gathering children from local schools to share in the joy of music and music-making and to present a major performance. Find them at