Bradem Simm Year 11 to attend Queensland Conservatorium’s AHEP 2019
Congratulations to Braden Simm who will be attending the Australian Honours Ensemble Program (AHEP), during the October school holidays; from 3 – 6 October. 2019, we wish him all the best.
What is AHEP?
Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University is pleased to present the Australian Honours Ensemble Program (AHEP) from Thursday 4 to Sunday 7 October 2019 at the South Bank campus in Brisbane.
AHEP provides an opportunity for secondary school (Years 7-12 inclusive) wind, brass, percussion, string, and voice students to work in an intensive environment of musical excellence, with their peers, under the leadership of a team of internationally eminent Australian conductors.
AHEP is an extension of the extremely successful State Honours Ensemble Program (SHEP) which has been delivered in Queensland since 2001 and now includes nine Regional, two South-East Queensland-based and one state-wide program. In 2019, AHEP and SHEP Queensland will be presented in association with the Australian National Band and Orchestra Conference.
Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University’s South Bank campus will be overflowing with teenagers when more than 1160 of Queensland and Australia’s finest young secondary school musicians attend the Australian Honours Ensemble Program (AHEP) and SHEP Queensland during the October school holidays; from 3 – 6 October 2019.
Queensland Conservatorium received more than 3,800 nominations for the programs from 248 secondary school music teachers throughout Australia, with 1035 music students attending SHEP Queensland and 125 attending AHEP, Queensland Conservatorium staff watched 830 uploaded auditions.
Running Thursday 3 to Sunday 6 October the four days of intensive rehearsals culminate in six Grand Finale Concerts, open to the public, on Sunday 6 October in the Conservatorium Theatre at 9 am, 11 am 1 pm, 3 pm, 5 pm, and 7.30 pm. Tickets can be purchased from QTIX: www.qtix.com.au/qcgu/event/qcgu_shep_oct_19.aspx.
AHEP features a Wind Orchestra, String Orchestra and Vocal Ensemble showcasing the best that Queensland has to offer.