Sunshine Coast Orchestra to move heaven and earth
The Sunshine Coast Orchestra's first concert for 2006 is called "Heaven and Earth". The orchestra will play excerpts from Saint-Saens Organ Symphony, Handel's "Water Music", Dvorack's "New World Symphony", and Holst's "The Planets".
A highlight of the concert will be Haydn's trumpet concerto played by exciting young Brisbane trumpeter, Clint Allen. Clint recently played in the orchestra for the Brisbane performances of 'Fiddler on the Roof starring the original star, Topol, and with Leo Sayer, John Waters, Christine Anu and Rick Price in the concert of Beatles Songs, "Let it be", at QPAC. He has backed other prominent performers including Don Burrows, Julie Anthony and James Morrison.
A second soloist from Brisbane will be the organist, Dr Richard Killer, who will play the organ at St Marks Anglican Church Buderim in a movement from Saint-Saens Symphony No. 3.
The Sunshine Coast Orchestra's conductor is Nick Brown.
The Sunshine Coast Orchestra is the longest continuously-running community ensemble on the Sunshine Coast. Formed 24 years ago, it still performs significant orchestral works for Sunshine Coast audiences. Most of the Coast's best residential players have played at one time or another with the Sunshine Coast Orchestra.
The concert will be held at St Marks Anglican Church, Main Street, Buderim at 2.30 pm on Sunday 18 June. Tickets will be available at the door, and cost $15.00 and $12.00 concession.
Clint Allen, Trumpeter
A highlight of the Sunshine Coast Orchestra's "Heaven and Earth" concert at Twin Waters will be Haydn's trumpet concerto played by exciting young Brisbane trumpeter, Clint Allen.
Clint Allen is a busy professional musician, who recently played in the orchestra for the Brisbane performances of "Fiddler on the Roof" starring the original star, Topol, and with Leo Sayer, John Waters, Christine Anu and Rick Price in the concert of Beatles Songs, "Let it be", at QPAC.
He is a versatile player who has performed in a variety of jazz and classical ensembles including the Brisbane Big Band and the Brisbane Philharmonic Orchestra. He has also played in pop/funk bands such as the Hip Hop Horns, Honey and Plan
Clint has backed prominent artists including Don Burrows, Julie Anthony and James Morrison, and has traveled with various ensembles nationally and internationally to Hong Kong, Hawaii and Vanuatu.
Recently, he performed and toured with "BUZZ", a brass quartet formed by Musica Viva to educate young children around Australia and develop music programs in primary schools in both city and rural areas along the east coast of Australia.
He is a member of "Seventh Chapter", which has established itself as one of Australia's finest contemporary chamber ensembles through its innovative repertoire and acclaimed performances. The ensemble's repertoire includes selections from classical, contemporary, jazz, rock and ethnic music, providing a fresh perspective on chamber music and creating dynamic performances with proven multi-generational appeal.
Clint is also a member of Brisbane's "Hot Mambo", a Latin world music band, heavily influenced by a rich repertoire of Cuban music, and jazz.
St Marks Anglican Church, Buderim, Not Assigned
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