Posted on 03 February 2016
This year we welcome two new Music Tutors to our team: Dr John Varney and Mr David Freisberg. Dr Varney will be our Double Bass tutor as well as conductor of the Subito Strings and a member of our new Year 3 Sing and String Program. Dr Varney holds a PhD from the Queensland Conservatorium and has extensive performance experience, playing with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra amongst others. He also teaches at several Brisbane schools and is a Lecturer at the University of Canberra, Southbank Campus.
Mr Freisberg will be our new Cello tutor as well as conductor of the Sonata Strings and a member of the new Year 3 Sing and String Program. Mr Freisberg is finishing an Honours in Music at the University of Queensland, he also holds a Licentiate in Music from the AMEB. He has many accolades including prizes at the Australian Vocal and Concerto Competition, the Brisbane International Youth Music Festival, and the University of Queensland’s Bach Prize.
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