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2 BRISBANE LOWER BRASS WEEKEND QUEENSLAND CONSERVATORIUM, 140 GREY ST, SOUTH BRISBANE FRIDAY 31 OCTOBER TO SUNDAY 2 NOVEMBER 2014 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FRIDAY 31 OCTOBER 810AM-­‐ ORCH. HALL BRISBANE LOWER BRASS WEEKEND SOLO COMPETITION 125PM PRELIMINARY ROUND – Open Section Jury: Jason Redman, Tom Coyle, Thomas Allely Official piano accompanist: Mitchell Leigh Eligibility: Open to BLBW three-­‐day and one-­‐day pass-­‐holders. Repertoire: Own choice work/s (or selection from a work/works) performed on tenor trombone, bass trombone, euphonium or tuba. Own choice work/s may be unaccompanied works, or solo works with piano accompaniment. Works written with accompaniment must be performed with piano and may not be performed alone. Total duration of work/s: max. 10 minutes. FRIDAY 31 OCTOBER continued Schedule of Performers: Preliminary Round – Open Section NB: Warm-­‐up rooms available for performers are 1.21 and 1.39 8:10 Bartholomew O’Donovan -­‐ euphonium Gordon Jacob -­‐ Fantasia 8:20 Amanda Tillett – tenor trombone Henri Tomasi – Concerto: 1st movement 8:30 Stuart Brennan – tenor trombone Camille Saint-­‐Saens -­‐ Cavatine 8:45 David Scaife – tenor trombone David Fetter -­‐ Variations on Palestrina's "Dona Nobis Pacem" 8:55 Tully Grimley – bass trombone Johann Ernst Galliard – Sonata No. 1 9:15 Moniqua Lowth – tenor trombone Kazimierz Serocki – Sonatina 9:25 Richard Sanderson – tenor trombone C.M. von Weber -­‐ Romanza Appassionata 9:35 Brett Milford – tenor trombone Frank Martin – Ballade 9:25 Vili Spencer – tenor trombone Eric Ewazen -­‐ Sonata FRIDAY 31 OCTOBER continued Schedule of Performers: Preliminary Round – Open Section (continued) 10:20 Ming Yeung Li – tenor trombone 10:30 James Harvey – tuba 10:40 Ashley Carter – tenor trombone 10:55 David Farrell – tenor trombone 11:30 Luke Stanley – tenor trombone 11:40 Jake Mirabito – bass trombone 11:50 Colin Prichard – tenor trombone 12:05 Phillip Soalheira – bass trombone 12:15 Nicolas Thomson – tenor trombone 12:40 John Szutko – tuba Jorge Salgueiro – Tuba Concerto: 1st movement John Szutko -­‐ Buffus 12:50 Noel Stephenson – tenor trombone Bernhard Krol – Capriccio da Camera Paul Hindemith -­‐ Sonata Frank Martin -­‐ Ballade Sigismund Stojowksi -­‐ Fantasie Philippe Gaubert -­‐ Morceau Symphonique Steven Verhelst -­‐ Capriccio Daniel Schnyder – Sonata Jan Koetsier -­‐ Allegro Maestoso Stjepan Sulek -­‐ Sonata Stjepan Sulek -­‐ Sonata FRIDAY 31 OCTOBER continued Schedule of Performers: Preliminary Round – Open Section (continued) 13:00 Mathias Fresacher – tenor trombone Lars–Erik Larsson – Concertino: 3rd movement Howard Buss -­‐ Camel Music 13:15 Grace Netov – tenor trombone Lars–Erik Larsson – Concertino: 2nd and 3rd movements 130-­‐2PM ROOM 2.14 DELEGATE REGISTRATIONS AND WELCOME Including announcement of finalists in BLBW Solo Competition – Open Section Dale Truscott – Artistic Director, Brisbane Lower Brass Weekend MASTERCLASS SESSION 1 **Please prepare 5 min own choice work if you wish to perform** 2-­‐4PM ORCH. HALL Ben Marks (tenor and bass trombones) Solo performance masterclass 2-­‐4PM ROOM 1.21 Greg Aitken (euphoniums) Solo performance masterclass 2-­‐4PM ROOM 1.39 Thomas Allely (tubas) Solo performance masterclass FRIDAY 31 OCTOBER continued 430-­‐6PM ORCH. HALL QSO LOWER BRASS LECTURE RECITAL: “AN ORCHESTRAL JOURNEY” Jason Redman (QSO Section Principal Trombone) Dale Truscott (QSO Associate Principal Trombone) Jamie Kennedy (Guest Second Trombone) Tom Coyle (QSO Principal Bass Trombone) Thomas Allely (QSO Principal Tuba) The Queensland Symphony Orchestra lower brass section takes you on a journey through the orchestral repertoire. As well as excerpt demonstrations from the section, this lecture recital covers style, sound, teamwork and other facets key to performing at your best in an orchestral or band section. Monteverdi: Vespers – Sonata sopra “Sancta Maria ora pro nobis” J.S. Bach: Chorale “Ich will alle meine Tage” from Cantata BWV 25 Mozart: Requiem K 626 – Kyrie and Lacrymosa (Suessmayr completion) Beethoven: Symphony No. 5, Op. 67 Rossini: William Tell Overture Berlioz: Symphony Fantastique Verdi: Overture to Nabucco Wagner: Lohengrin -­‐ Prelude to Act III and chorale passage of first nine bars of figure 62 in Act III Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 Brahms: Symphony No. 2 Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 Mahler: Symphony No. 3 Elgar: Symphony No. 1 Berg: Three Pieces for Orchestra Bernstein: “Mambo” from Symphonic Dances Williams: Star Wars FRIDAY 31 OCTOBER continued 6-­‐7PM ***Dinner break*** INSTRUMENTAL CHOIR WORKSHOPS **All BLBW delegates are welcome to participate** 7-­‐9PM ORCH. HALL Trombone Choir (Advanced players: AMEB 8+) Tutors: Dale Truscott and Tom Coyle 7-­‐9PM ROOM 1.39 Trombone Choir (Intermediate players: AMEB 4-­‐7) Tutors: Jason Redman and Ben Marks 7-­‐9PM ROOM 1.21 Tuba Euphonium Choir (All levels) Tutors: Thomas Allely, Greg Aitken and Bill Barker 9PM End of day one SATURDAY 1 NOVEMBER WARM-­‐UP SESSIONS **All BLBW delegates are welcome to participate** 830-­‐10AM BOARDROOM Tubas and euphoniums Thomas Allely 830-­‐10AM OPERA SPACE Tenor and bass trombones Jason Redman MASTERCLASS SESSION 2 **Please prepare 5 min own choice work if you wish to perform** 10AM-­‐ BOARDROOM Bill Barker (euphoniums) 12PM Solo performance masterclass 10AM-­‐ OPERA SPACE Tom Coyle (tenor and bass trombones) 12PM Solo performance masterclass 12-­‐1PM ***Lunch break*** SATURDAY 1 NOVEMBER continued 1-­‐2PM RECITAL HALL BRISBANE LOWER BRASS WEEKEND SOLO COMPETITION FINAL ROUND – Open Section Jury: Dale Truscott, Tom Coyle, Greg Aitken Official piano accompanist: Mitchell Leigh Repertoire: Own choice concerto performed on tenor trombone, bass trombone, euphonium or tuba. The concerto chosen for the final round must be a different work to the work/s performed by the applicant in the preliminary round. Total duration of concerto: max. 20 minutes. Prizes: First prize -­‐ $1500.00; second prize -­‐ $500.00. The first prize-­‐winner will be invited to perform in the BLBW faculty recital at 330pm on Sunday 2 November. Ca. 215PM RECITAL HALL PRESENTATION TO PRIZEWINNERS – Open Section LECTURE SESSION 1 230-­‐315PM BOARDROOM “Play smarter, not louder. How using your most important organ can make you a better brass player” Lecturer: Thomas Allely 230-­‐315PM OPERA SPACE “To practise or not to practise – exploring the fundamentals of good practice” Lecturer: Jason Redman SATURDAY 1 NOVEMBER continued MASTERCLASS SESSION 3 330-­‐530PM BOARDROOM Tom Coyle and Thomas Allely (bass trombones and tubas) “The bottom end” -­‐ Orchestral sectional playing masterclass Please prepare the following repertoire: Shostakovich – Symphony No. 5 (1 and 4 movements) Respighi – Fountains of Rome (The Trevi Fountain at Midday) Prokofiev – Romeo and Juliet (Montagues and Capulets) Nielsen – Symphony No. 5 (2 movement) Berlioz – Corsaire Overture st
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330-­‐530PM OPERA SPACE Jason Redman (tenor and alto trombones) Solo performance masterclass (including alto trombone) **Please prepare 5 min own choice work if you wish to perform** 6-­‐9PM PUNJABI PALACE GROUP DINNER 135 Melbourne St, West End Dinner cost is not included in the registration fees for the weekend -­‐ please confirm your attendance and any special dietary requirements at the registration session on Friday 31 October. Cost: $22.50 per person (+ drinks) 9PM End of day two SUNDAY 2 NOVEMBER WARM-­‐UP SESSIONS **All BLBW delegates are welcome to participate** 830-­‐10AM ORCH. HALL Tenor and bass trombones Ben Marks 830-­‐10AM BOARDROOM Tubas Thomas Allely 830-­‐10AM ROOM 1.21 Euphoniums Greg Aitken MASTERCLASS SESSION 4 10AM-­‐ ORCH. HALL Dale Truscott (trombones and tubas) 12PM Orchestral sectional playing masterclass Please prepare the following repertoire: Verdi: Overture to Nabucco Wagner: Lohengrin -­‐ Prelude to Act III and chorale passage of first nine bars of figure 62 in Act III Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 Brahms: Symphony No. 2 – 4 mvt Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 th
SUNDAY 2 NOVEMBER continued 10AM-­‐ BOARDROOM Tom Coyle (trombones and tubas) 12PM Orchestral sectional playing masterclass Please prepare the following repertoire: Verdi: Overture to Nabucco Wagner: Lohengrin -­‐ Prelude to Act III and chorale passage of first nine bars of figure 62 in Act III Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 Brahms: Symphony No. 2 – 4 mvt Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 th
10AM-­‐ ROOM 1.21 Greg Aitken (euphoniums) 12PM Band and orchestral repertoire for euphonium Mussorgsky: “Bydlo” from Pictures at an Exhibition (orchestra) Holst: “Mars” and “Jupiter” from The Planets (orchestra) Bernstein: Candide Overture (wind band) Vaughan-­‐Williams: English Folk Song Suite (wind band) Goffin: Rhapsody in Brass (brass band) Gregson: Dances and Arias (brass band) Downie: St Magnus (brass band) Please prepare the following repertoire: SUNDAY 2 NOVEMBER continued 10AM-­‐ RECITAL HALL BRISBANE LOWER BRASS WEEKEND SOLO COMPETITION 1235PM Junior Section – U/19 (one round only) Jury: Ben Marks, Thomas Allely, Bill Barker Official piano accompanist: Mitchell Leigh Eligibility: Open to BLBW three-­‐day and one-­‐day pass-­‐holders born on or after 3 November 1995. Repertoire: Own choice work/s (or selection from a work/works) performed on tenor trombone, bass trombone, euphonium or tuba. Own choice work/s may be unaccompanied works, or solo works with piano accompaniment. Works written with accompaniment must be performed with piano and may not be performed alone. Total duration of work/s: max. 10 minutes. Prizes: First prize -­‐ $500.00; second prize -­‐ $250.00. The first prize-­‐winner will be invited to perform in the BLBW faculty recital at 330pm on Sunday 2 November. Schedule of Performers: U/19 Section NB: Warm-­‐up room available for performers -­‐ Recital Hall Green Room 10:00 Madeleine Fitzgerald – tuba 10:10 Emily Matthews – euphonium 10:25 Phillip Soalheira – bass trombone 10:35 Aishah Leitner – tenor trombone Vaclav Nelhybel – Suite: 2nd, 3rd and 4th movements Dean McGain-­‐Harding -­‐ Cloud Dancing Jan Koetsier -­‐ Allegro Maestoso Kazimierz Serocki -­‐ Sonatina SUNDAY 2 NOVEMBER continued Schedule of Performers: U/19 Section 11:00 Zhao Ming Liu – tenor trombone Arthur Pryor – Blue Bells of Scotland 11:10 Nathaniel Griffiths – euphonium Ito Yasuhide – Fantasy Variations 11:25 Thomas Mitchell – trombone/tuba Nicolai Rimsky-­‐Korsakov – Concerto (movements TBC) 11:35 Neale Connor – tuba Benedetto Marcello -­‐ Sonata No 1 in F Major 12:00 Tully Grimley – bass trombone Alexey Lebedev – Concerto in One Movement 12:10 Kit Millais – tenor trombone Lars-­‐Erik Larsson – Concertino: 2nd and 3rd movements 12:25 Chantelle Giles – tenor trombone Edward Gregson -­‐ Divertimento 1245PM RECITAL HALL PRESENTATION TO PRIZEWINNERS – U/19 Section 1250-­‐130PM ***Lunch break*** SUNDAY 2 NOVEMBER continued Q&A PANEL SESSION 2 130-­‐215PM ORCH. HALL “How to be a good freelancer and keep the phone ringing” Panel: Greg Aitken, Ben Marks, Jamie Kennedy, Mark Bremner LECTURE SESSION 2 230-­‐315PM BOARDROOM “The psychology of brass playing” Lecturer: Jamie Kennedy (Griffith University PhD candidate) 230-­‐315PM ORCH. HALL “Reviewing the AMEB brass syllabus” Including an open discussion for brass teachers Lecturer/Chair: Greg Aitken (AMEB Brass Syllabus Reviewer) SUNDAY 2 NOVEMBER continued 330-­‐5PM RECITAL HALL Faculty and prize-­‐winners recital Penderecki -­‐ Capriccio Thomas Allely -­‐ tuba Casterede -­‐ Fantasie Concertante Greg Aitken – euphonium Mitchell Leigh -­‐ piano TBC Brisbane Lower Brass Weekend Solo Competition (U/19 Section) winner Serocki -­‐ Suite for Four Trombones Ben Marks, Dale Truscott, Jamie Kennedy – tenor trombones Tom Coyle – bass trombone TBC Brisbane Lower Brass Weekend Solo Competition (Open Section) winner Philip Sparke -­‐ Harlequin Bill Barker -­‐ euphonium Mitchell Leigh -­‐ piano Brendan Collins – Encore Suite (WORLD PREMIERE) Jason Redman – tenor trombone Mitchell Leigh -­‐ piano 5PM End of 2014 Brisbane Lower Brass Weekend Thank you to our event volunteers and sponsors for making the 2014 Brisbane Lower Brass Weekend possible! 
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