A Winter's Afternoon Concert


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The Buddies Refugee Support Group are holding their Winter's Afternoon Concert at St Mark's Church in Buderim on Sunday the 23rd of July at 2pm. 
 
The concert will feature the Quintessential String Quartet comprising Rebecca Seymour, Kieren Brown, Alice Buckingham and Alexander McPherson.  The quartet originated at the University of Queensland when they were Bachelor of Music students.  Since those early days, the Quintessential String Quartet have performed their varied repertoire of pieces for string quartets by Mozart, Beethoven Dvorak and Schostakovich as well as a selection of popular music arrangements both locally and internationally.
 
Adults are $20, Children and Pensioners are $15 and a Family ticket (2 Adults and 2 children) is $45.  Tickets include afternoon tea and can be booked by phoning 5476 8910 or 5452 6266. 
 
For more information about Buddies Refugee Support Group or the concert phone 5476 8910 or 5452 6266 or email akszumer@optusnet.com.au or kamalabarran@hotmail.com
 
BUDDIES  WINTER'S AFTERNOON  CONCERT
SUNDAY  JULY  23 , 2 PM
ST. MARKS CHURCH  MAIN STREEET BUDERIM
FEATURING
 
THE  QUINTESSENTIAL STRING QUARTET
Rebecca Seymour     Violin 1
Kieren Brown        Violin  11
Alice Buckingham    Viola
Alexander McPherson Cello
 
PROGRAM
 
String Quartet number 1 in C minor, opus 51 no. 1, Johannes Brahms
 
String Quartet in C major, k 157, W A Mozart
 
String Quartet number 12 in C Minor D 703 "Quartetsattz", Franz Schubert
 
Polka from "Age of Gold" ballet suite opus 22a by Dmitri Schostakovich arranged Alexander McPherson
 
Eleanor Rigby and Hey Jude, The Beatles
 
 
BACKGROUND INFORMATION  
 
The Quintessential String Quartet is made up of four young, energetic, and enthusiastic musicians who are passionate about music.
 
Formed in 2003 as part of the Chamber Music program at the University of Queensland, the Quintessentials have performed locally and internationally in a variety of contexts, including concerts, competitions, and benefits for charities.
 
In 2004 and 2005, the Quintessentials were flown to Kuala Lumpur to play at the HELP University College annual charity dinner, which was a fantastic experience for all the players. They have performed live on Malaysian television, at dinner concerts and the DBKL Auditorium. They have an eclectic repertoire, including Mozart, Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, Schostakovich, Brahms and the Beatles!
 
Also, the Quintessentials are great supporters of local music: KL Sojourn, by Philip Bracanin, (Head of the School of Music at the University of Queensland), was written for and premiered by this energetic group. They are frequent performers at Customs House in Brisbane, have been heard on 4MBS Classic FM and won the Musica Viva 4MBS Syd Paige Memorial Chamber Music Prize in both 2004 and 2005.
 
For Tickets phone 5476 8910 or 5452 6268 or email akszumer@optusnet.com.au
Adults $20  Concession $15  Families $45
Proceeds in aid of BUDDIES Refugee Support Group
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