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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The QWO provides a supportive yet challenging musical environment enabling advanced players
to develop their instrumental skills and ensemble musicianship to an elite standard.
We are committed to promoting accessible wind music to the wider community and
furthering the excellence of Queensland’s musical culture.

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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.

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Shadow Rituals
19th March at 7pm

Bold, beautiful, and evocative: the Queensland Wind Orchestra invites you on a journey of discovery at their first concert for the year on March 19.

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2016 Season Launch
21st February 2016 at 3pm

The Queensland Wind Orchestra invites you to be one of the first to hear about our exciting new season, this coming Sunday, the 21st of February, at 3pm.

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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