Dr Warwick Potter


Wind Symphony

Dr. Warwick Potter is Director of Performance and Engagement at the School of Music, The University of Queensland (UQ).

He has conducted the Adelaide, Canberra, Darwin, Queensland (QSO), Tasmanian, West Australian Symphony Orchestras (WASO) and Camerata of St. John’s across a range of orchestral portfolios. He has commissioned multiple world premieres from Brisbane-based composers in recent years. Warwick was responsible for the technical part of the Australian Music Examinations Board’s (AMEB) bassoon syllabus released in 2011. As a bassoonist, he has played for the Australian Chamber Orchestra, QSO and WASO within Australia, the latter two orchestras as Guest Principal.

2018 engagements have included conference presentations in Brisbane and Perth, as well as conducting Rachmaninov’s Symphonic Dances, Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10, Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique, and Fauré’s Requiem. 2019 repertoire includes Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring and Firebird and an all-American program for UQ at QPAC.

Upcoming Concerts