22 Apr 2021
The enthusiastic musicians in our Ku-ring-gai High School Concert Band had an unforgettable experience last term, when they were fortunate enough to participate in industry-led workshops facilitated by Carlo Antonioli.
Carlo Antonioli is a conductor and saxophonist. A recipient of the Alan Bellhouse Memorial Award for Conducting and the Ada Thompson Prize for Postgraduate Students, he completed a Master of Music Studies (Conducting) at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in 2017 and a Bachelor of Music (Performance) with First Class Honours in 2015.
Carlo is currently the Assistant Conductor to the West Australian Symphony Orchestra. He was a participant in the Symphony Services International Conductor Development Program in 2015-2016, working with the Tasmanian, Adelaide, and West Australian Symphony Orchestras and the Opera Australia Orchestra, and was one of eleven conductors selected for the inaugural Australian Conducting Academy with the TSO in 2018.
In addition, he has worked with many of Sydney’s community and youth orchestras, including Sydney Youth Orchestras, the Eastern Sydney Chamber Orchestra, Orange Symphony Orchestra, Kuringai Youth Orchestra, and a variety of self-formed ensembles. He is also a passionate educator, having worked for many years developing school music programs in Sydney.
See photos from this masterclass here.
This was a fantastic experience for our students. Thank you to our Concert Band conductor Ms. Yvonne Brown and Mr. Evanoff for arranging this event.