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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Rituals
Sunday, June 11 at 4pm

Joined by the Hillbrook Chorale and Andrew Ball, Rituals features multiple works by John Williams, as well as works by John Barnes Chance, Gustav Holst, Bela Bartòk and more.

Sunday, June 11, 4pm
Old Museum Building Concert Hall

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Recollections
Saturday, September 23 at 7pm

Saturday, September 23, 7pm
Old Museum Building Concert Hall

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Transformations
Saturday, December 9 at 7pm

Saturday December 9, 7pm
Old Museum Building Concert Hall

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Postcards
Saturday 18 March at 7pm

Conducted by David Law, Postcards includes works from Bernstein, Ticheli, Bryant, Gershwin, and Ford. Tickets now available.

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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