Winners
A Grade Concert Band
National Band Championships - 2014

The Queensland Wind Orchestra are the winners of the Open A Concert Band section at the Yamaha National Band Championships - 2014. Come support us throughout this year by joining our mailing list and find out about our 2016 Concert Series.

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Australia's
leading wind orchestra
QUEENSLAND WIND ORCHESTRA

The QWO is a community ensemble of approximately 45 musicians. Members are university students and graduates, music teachers and professionals from non-musical fields who are sincerely committed to sharing evocative wind music with the greater community, broadening Queensland's musical culture. It's all about enriching lives through exceptional music-making.

Concerts
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Sound and Smoke
December 10, 2016 at 7pm

Astonishing, breathtaking, and exquisite: the Queensland Wind Orchestra (with special guests Barega Saxophone Quartet) welcomes you back to their final concert of the year at 7pm on Saturday, 10th of December. Tickets now available!

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Head Rush
18 September at 3pm

Exhilarating, thrilling, and wonderful: the Queensland Wind Orchestra welcomes you back to their third concert of the year at 3pm on Sunday, September 18, conducted by David Law.

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Firebird
25 June at 7pm

Powerful, daring, and formidable: the Queensland Wind Orchestra invites you to experience the power and beauty that is Firebird at their second concert for 2016 on June 25 – conducted by Prof. Rob McWilliams.

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Bands in Parks: Sunday Morning Classics
Sunday, April 3 at 11am – 12pm

Make your Sunday special with David Law and the Queensland Wind Orchestra in an elegant morning concert of wind band classics.

Who We Are

The Queensland Wind Orchestra (QWO) is a community ensemble of approximately 45 musicians. Members are university students and graduates, music teachers and professionals from non-musical fields who share a desire to develop their ensemble musicianship in a challenging and dynamic environment.

What We Do

The QWO performs a series of public concerts each year at various venues around Brisbane. We are also passionate about the ongoing development and education of young musicians, evident by our partnership with the Inspire program and dedicated series of School Concerts / Workshops.

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Australia's best Wind Orchestra: 2014

The Queensland Wind Orchestra are the winners of the 2014 Australian National Band Championships for Open A Grade Concert Bands, making QWO Australia's best Wind Band in 2014, and the second time we've won the award (out of competing three times).

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