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Big Band

The QYO Big Band has 19 positions available for jazz musicians. Conductor Rafael Karlen programs advanced instrumental and vocal big band charts. Planned performances in 2019 include a Concert at Twilight at the Old Museum Concert Hall, the QYO Finale Concert at QPAC, a performance at the Brisbane Jazz Club, other performances in South-east Queensland and a regional tour in July.

INFORMATION
- 19 piece jazz band
- Standard & advanced big band repertoire
- Conductor: Rafael Karlen (since 2013)
- Rehearsals: Sundays 6.00pm-8.45pm at the Old Museum Building

ELIGIBILITY
- Min. AMEB Grade 6 (guide only)  
- Maximum age limit as at 31 December 2019: 23 years

INSTRUMENTS
- Alto saxophone (2), tenor saxophone (2), baritone saxophone (1)
- Trumpet (4), trombone (3), bass trombone (1)
- Rhythm guitar (1), electric or double bass (1)   
- Piano (1), vocalist (1)
- Drumkit (1), vibraphone (1)

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