About Queensland Conservatorium
In 2017 Queensland Conservatorium celebrates 60 years.
Established in 1957, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University (QCGU) is one of the most comprehensive tertiary music schools in Australia. Our breadth of specialist degrees encompasses pre-tertiary, undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs across two campuses, taught by world-renowned performers and teachers.
Each year we hold over 250 performances across our South Bank, Woolloongabba and Gold Coast venues featuring classical, jazz, musical theatre, opera, new music, popular music, alumni, visiting artists and more.
Queensland Conservatorium has five Ensembles in Residence – Australian Piano Duo, Clocked Out, Ensemble Q, Lunaire Collective and Trichotomy. We also regular host Australian String Quartet, Musica Viva, Medici Concerts and Queensland Music Festival.
To view more about our degrees and our faculty click here.
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How to get here
Queensland conservatorium – South Bank
140 Grey St, South Brisbane
The following venues are located at our South Bank Campus: Conservatorium Theatre (CT), Ian Hanger Recital Hall (IHRH), Basil Jones Orchestral Hall (BJOH), Conservatorium Foyer (CF) and Boardroom (BR).
There are a range of parking option throughout South Bank including;
- Queensland Performing Arts Centre – Enter via Melbourne Street or Stanley Place
- Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre – Enter via Merivale Street.
- South Bank Parklands – Enter via Little Stanley Street
Our South Bank venues are fully accessible for mobility, vision or hearing impaired patrons. For wheelchair access and assistance, contact us Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm on (07) 3735 6241 or via email at email@example.com
Queensland Conservatorium – Performing Arts
8 Burke St, Woolloongabba
The Burke St Studio Theatre and the musical theatre department are located at our Woolloongabba studios.
Limited on-street parking is available on Burke Street and the surrounding street. We recommend taking a train to Park Road station, the studio is approximately a three minute walk from the station.
Our Woolloongabba venue is fully accessible for mobile, vision or hearing impaired patrons. For wheelchair access and assistance, contact us Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm on (07) 3735 3224 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tickets & Seating
You can book tickets for our Conservatorium Theatre and Burke St Studio Theatre performances online via the Book Now button or by calling qtix on 136 246.
Tickets are available for purchase at the qtix box office and approved qtix outlets. To find your nearest qtix box office click here.
The Queensland Conservatorium box office is open one hour prior to the start of major performances for ticket sales and collections.
Queensland Conservatorium has cash and eftpos facilities at all of our ticketed events. Please note we do not accept AMEX or Diners Club.
Groups of 10 or more are eligible for group booking discounts for selected Conservatorium Theatre and Burke St Studio Theatre performances. For Group bookings phone qtix group sales on (07) 3840 7466.
Queensland Conservatorium offers concession tickets (where applicable) upon presentation of identification to:
- Seniors Card
- National Seniors Card
- Members of Griffith Alumni Association
- Griffith University staff
- Parents of Young Conservatorium students
- Student (other than Griffith University students, when a student ticket price is not individually listed)
Griffith University Student Tickets
Griffith University students are entitled to free admission for concerts presented by Queensland Conservatorium at the South Bank campus excluding special events as noted on individual events. Tickets are subject to availability.
Queensland Conservatorium aims to provide the highest quality music events and education pathways to the widest audience. To fulfil this commitment and continue to be a vibrant player in Queensland’s musical landscape, the Conservatorium has established mutually beneficial partnerships with corporate leaders and well as receiving support from many sponsors and donors.
Queensland Conservatorium Director’s Circle
Our Director’s Circle members are a part of the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University (QCGU) family. Together we explore and enjoy all that the Conservatorium has to offer—from the lecture halls and rehearsal rooms through to our stunning fully staged annual performances.
Membership of the Director’s Circle provides access to one full calendar year of behind-the-scenes events, and unique opportunities to connect with our talented students, alumni and faculty. For more information or to become a member click here.
How to give
Philanthropic gifts to Queensland Conservatorium are handled through our Foundation, the Griffith University Fund (or the Friends of Griffith in the U.S. Inc. for donors in the USA). All gifts are tax deductible and used in the manner designated by you. For more information about how to donate to Queensland Conservatorium visit Giving to Griffith
Whatever the style of your event — from an intimate gathering to a lavish affair, the ballroom to the bowls club — our versatile, Queensland Conservatorium trained musicians provide a memorable soundtrack to every occasion. Our soloists and ensembles have performed to widespread acclaim across a range of musical genres from classical and vocal to Latin and jazz.
With first-class training from Queensland Conservatorium, our musicians deliver the highest quality performance in every setting, including:
- Corporate functions
- Product launches
- Birthday celebrations
- Christmas functions
- Special events
For more information or to book our musicians call (07) 3735 6375 or email email@example.com