Tuesday, August 28, 2012

AIBC Networking Dinner

Australia India Business Council Networking Dinner
Rangla Punjab
938 Brunswick Street, New Farm

High Commissioner of India, Mr. Shri. Biren Nanda

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Monday, August 27, 2012

Brisbane International Youth Music Festival Gala Concert


Event name: Brisbane International Youth Music Festival Gala Concert
Venue: Somerville House, 17 Graham Street, South Brisbane, Queensland 4101
Date and Time: Sunday 26 Aug, 6pm
Cost: Adult $30, Seniors/Concession $20, Students/Children $15, Family $60 (1 or 2 adults and up to 2 children 13–17 years)

What is BYMF?

Music festival and competition for musicians under 21 years.
The Competition is for solo instrumentalists, solo vocalists and ensembles of up to five people who are aged 21 years or under(25 years or under for vocalists) as from 1 August 2012.
The first stage of the competition is an audition process. This will be by DVD entry of two contrasting pieces no longer then 15 minutes in duration. DVD applications will need to be submitted by COB on Friday 6 July 2012.

From the audition process, contestants will be selected to compete at the Competition Concert. The top six contestants chosen by the jury will win cash prizes and invited to play at the Festival Gala Concert.

1st prize -$3000
2nd prize-$1500
3rd prize- $1000
4th prize- $500
5th prize - $300
6th prize - $200

The Festival Orchestra
The Festival Orchestra is a youth orchestra of talented musicians in the Brisbane area. The existing Tagiev Chamber String Orchestra will form the basis of the Festival Orchestra but other interested musicians will be invited to join as required depending on the repertoire chosen. The 2012 orchestra will predominantly be made up of strings and wind musicians.

The Festival Gala Concert held on Sunday 26th of August will showcase the six winners of the Competition, as well members of the jury who will play with the Festival Orchestra.

Founder of BYMF

Emin Tagiev has always been involved in teaching, especially children, and when he was invited to Australia in 1995 to improve the curriculum and teaching methods used by the Stoliarsky School of Music in Brisbane, he was delighted to accept the position. Since that time he has achieved a formidable reputation as a brilliant violin teacher, coaching many students to achieve beyond their expectations, with a significant number of past students continuing their tertiary studies in prestigious music establishments around the world.

Emin’s teaching style is distinguished and highly regarded. Professional musicians throughout Europe, North America and Asia have applauded the success of his youthful orchestra which has amazed audiences on their international tours. Emin continues to work in the proven Russian methods of teaching. Emin understands the value of different teaching methods and styles. He works collaboratively with other music teachers and encourages his students to attend Master classes to assist his students to strive for reaching their full potential.

BYMF Competition Winners Performance

1. Oliver Scott – Cello

2. Zoe Freisberg – Violin

3. Tim Yu – Violin

3. Elizabeth Hubbard – Cello

4. Anna Li – Piano
and Esther Lee – Piano

5. Brett Yang – Violin

6. Pamina Milencovic – Piano


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B. Laurenti Sonata
Soloist: Aaron Brown, Violin (USA) and
Katherine Philp, Cello (AUS)

V.Gavrilin Sketches
Soloist: Natasha Vlassenko and
Oleg Stepanov, Piano (AUS)

P.de Sarasate Zigeunerweisen
Soloist: Daniel Tagiev, Violin (AUS)

P.Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings (1st movt.)
Orchestra conducted by Stefan Kelber (GER)

C.Saint-Saens Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
Soloist: Ilya Konovalov, Violin (ISR)

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Australia Singapore Chamber of Council
Celebrating Singapore's 47th National Day

Chicken Satay

Curry Puff

Welcome Speech by Grace Tan Executive Committee 

Stuart Robert MP
Federal Member for Fadden
Shadow Minister for Defence
Science Technology & Personal

Teresa Gambaro MP
Federal Member for Brisbane
Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for International & Development & Parliamentary Secretary for Citizenship & Settlement

Beef Rendang
Sambal Eggs
Nasi Lemak
Ikan Bilis

Hainanese Chicken Rice
Combination Hokkien Noodles

Indian Dancers

Chinese Pippa Player

Malay Dancers

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Silent Auction Result and Raffle Draw

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