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Saturday 22 July, 3:00pm
Central Queensland Conservatorium of Music
Boundary Road, Ooralea

The Melbourne-based Wind Quintet “Arcadia Winds” are sure to blow you away (pun intended)!

The virtuosity, musicianship and excitement of Australia’s finest wind instrumentalists will be on full display in works by exciting young Australian composers Elizabeth Younan and Harry Sdraulig, alongside works by Mozart and Hindemith.

HINDEMITH, Paul - Kleine Kammermusik for Wind Quintet, Op. 24, No. 2

YOUNAN, Elizabeth - Shoreditch Grind


SDRAULIG, Harry - Meridien

MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus - Serenade no. 11 in E flat K.375 (arr. WALTER, David)

(Arcadia Winds – Eliza Shephard, flute; Rachel Bullen, oboe; Philip Arkinstall, clarinet; Rachel Shaw, horn; Matthew Kneale, bassoon)

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As part of the Mackay Chamber Music Festival’s commitment to making the arts and music accessible to all, this year’s festival will be streamed online by the Australian Digital Concert Hall. Tickets are available for purchase to each concert individually, as well as a whole weekend package. This enables the ticket purchaser to watch a live stream of the festival’s concerts from anywhere with an internet connection. The concerts will be streamed live, as well as being available for 72 hours after broadcast. If you can’t make it to our live concerts, this is the perfect way to join in the fun of the weekend from the comfort of your own home!