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    Masterclass with UK pianist, Murray McLachlan, 17 September 2014

Masterclass with UK pianist, Murray McLachlan, 17 September 2014

The pianists and piano teachers of Toowoomba were privileged to have Murray McLachlan all the way from Manchester, UK, presenting an informative masterclass at USQ Arts Theatre for the local Music Teachers Association, Toowoomba Branch, and a USQ Artsworx twilight recital on 17 September 2014.  Thanks Murray for such an exciting and memorable experience!

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AFCM Advanced Winterschool, Townsville, 1-9 August 2014

Had an amazing week up in Townsville in early August, at the Australian Festival of Chamber Music’s Advanced Winterschool.  Worked in public masterclasses and private coachings with some amazing musicians including Martin Roscoe, Neal Peres Da Costa, Daniel De Bora, Diana Doherty, Emma Sholl and Michele Walsh.  Thanks to Piers Lane, Michele Walsh, Amy Zaghini and the team – such an incredible feast of concerts, artists from all over the world, learning and networking with peers and tropical Queensland winter warmth!!

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Retirement Village concert

Sunday afternoon recital, 22 June 2014 with the lovely Naomi and Noralyn Jowett of Corinthia.

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Graphic Design Exhibition

On 3 June 2014 my sister, Helen Kilpatrick and her graphic design classmates held their 2014 Exhibition ‘Brew, Chew, View’ at the Ortem Café, Toowoomba.  Thanks Helen for all your assistance to me in web building, designing, branding and photography, and best wishes for an exciting career!

Toowoomba Concert Orchestra at Twilight – 2 April 2014

On 2 April 2014 I performed on keyboard in the Toowoomba Concert Orchestra at USQ Arts Theatre, in an exciting twilight recital of well-known movie themes.


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    UPCOMING – the Jacaranda Trio performs at Gabbinbar, 12 February 2014 6:00pm

UPCOMING – the Jacaranda Trio performs at Gabbinbar, 12 February 2014 6:00pm

Join Nicola Hayden (flute), Danielle Skerman (cello) and Maree Kilpatrick (piano) collectively known as the ‘Jacaranda Trio’, for an evening of classical music at the beautiful Gabbinbar Homestead, 344 Ramsay St Toowoomba. The concert will feature trios by Weber, Haydn, Gaubert, Kapustin and Piazzolla and beautiful solos on each of the instruments. Purchase tickets online at http://www.trybooking.com/73375. And here is a radio interview about the with Kevin Howarth and the performers from early this week…

Have a wonderful week and we hope to see you there! 

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Blackbutt Singers Christmas Concert

1 December 2013, 2pm – Guest performance at Blackbutt Singers Christmas Concert, in the Blackbutt Memorial Hall, along with many talented local South Burnett musicians, and choirs from the region and beyond.

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Joyce Campbell Lloyd Scholarship Performance

23 November 2013 was an exciting night of music at USQ Arts Theatre, Toowoomba as six talented young Queensland vocalists vied for the 2013 Joyce Campbell Lloyd Scholarship. Congratulations to all the competitors on fantastic performances and especially Iain Henderson, the 2013 winner! During jury deliberations, Nicola Hayden and I performed Aaron Copland’s Duo for Flute and Piano, followed by some jazz standards and original material performed by guest artists Kristin Berardi (jazz vocalist) and Bruce Woodward (guitar).

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Twilight concert Pittsworth

12 October 2013 – Nicola and I performed as guest artists at a beautiful twilight concert at St Andrew’s Church, Pittsworth. The evening featured many talented instrumental and vocal soloists and choirs from the region.

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Grieg Piano Concerto with the Toowoomba Concert Orchestra

18 August 2013 was a hugely exciting afternoon with my first full concerto performance, featuring Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A minor, with the Toowoomba Concert Orchestra, conducted by Matthew Henry! The concert was held at USQ Arts Theatre, and the concerto was followed by several movements of Smetana’s ‘Ma Vlast’.

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