Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Meetings in Australia re forthcoming concert touring plans

After a very busy few weeks for KIconcerts/Present Australia I am heading home for meetings with ensembles in Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney planning their future concert tours. Let me know if a meeting mid-August would be timely.

Passion of Italy 2014 photosSouthport High School Tours Italy
The Southport High School Choir has just returned from Italy where they enjoyed an exchange concert in Rome, sang Mass at St. Peter’s, featured in the Passion of Italy Festival Gala concert before performing in Tuscany and Venice.

Voices Across the Pacific photosVoices Across the Pacific – Sydney Opera House & St John's Cathedral Brisbane
Canterbury College, Northern Territory Music School, Home Hill Choral Society, Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School and male singers from NSW and Brisbane (thanks to the choirs who provided these singers) joined singers from California, New Jersey and Maryland performing Sarah Hopkins’ Honour The Earth' and Morten Lauridsen’s Lux Aeterna in Sydney and Brisbane conducted by Dr. Heather J. Buchanan.

SGLC marching in World Choir Games parade - videoWorld Choir Games – Riga
KIconcerts hosted the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Choir and the Linn-Benton College Choir in Riga for the World Choir Games last week. SGLC won silver and bronze and also connected with local communities through concerts in Helsinki and Tallinn. Linn-Benton won gold and silver topping their Mixed Chamber Choirs category!

Band Workshops with Jason Noble
KIconcerts is staging workshops with an up and coming American band educator and conductor for ensembles in Brisbane, Perth, Sydney and Melbourne this week.

Rollo Dilworth in Brisbane and Melbourne
After his participation in the HICES conference in NSW, KIconcerts is hosting this renowned composer and clinician as he offers workshops in Melbourne and Brisbane in mid-August.

Melbourne Grammar Orchestra in America
KIconcerts is preparing for Melbourne Grammar’s East Coast tour of the U.S. later this year.

I look forward to assisting you with any forthcoming international performance tours you might have in mind and to setting up meetings for mid-August to discuss your plans.

Oliver Scofield