Sunday 23rd July 2023 at 2pm
Guardian Angels Catholic Church
99 Scarborough St, Southport
Tickets: Adults $25, Concessions $20 - including afternoon tea
Bookings: For bookings call the Parish Office 5510 2222 or tickets at the door.
Chen Yang (Conductor)
Chen Yang was appointed concertmaster of the Queensland Theatre Orchestra (QTO) after graduating from the Queensland Conservatorium of Music with distinction in violin performance. He later joined the Queensland Symphony Orchestra (QSO) for many years.
Chen is currently the leader and conductor of Corda Spiritus Orchestra of Brisbane and The Sinfonia of St Andrew’s Orchestra. He appears regularly as guest conductor for The Brisbane Philharmonic Orchestra in their annual Metro Concert Series. In 2014 he was invited to conduct The Northern Rivers Symphony Orchestra in a Gala Concert celebrating their 20thAnniversary.
Chen has worked in music education for many years with his long association with the Queensland Youth Orchestra (QYO) leading their Junior String Ensemble (JSE) consisting of up to 70 talented young string players. At present he is also conductor and string teacher at St Hilda’s School, Southport.His other musical interests include playing baroque violin with The Badinerie Players of Brisbane.
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