Brass and Woodwind

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Friday, Saturday & Sunday:
Matthew Flinders Anglican College

Stringybark Rd
Buderim QLD 4556

Entries Due 22nd March 2017
Performance Friday 28th July 2017 to Sunday 30th July 2017



Adjudicator - Peter Younghusband GDBM PGCE DipABRSM, LRSM

Peter Younghusband hails from the North of England and spent his younger years playing with some of the world’s best brass bands including Fodens and Leyland. He has worked with numerous banding icons and performed in many famous venues around the World.

Peter’s talents have seen him perform, adjudicate, conduct and lecture in many European countries as well as Russia, USA, Japan, South Korea, Singapore and New Zealand. He has performed with many famous artists including Pavarotti, Tim Rice, INXS, Bachelor Girl, Kate Ceberano, David Essex and the Kirov Ballet. Most recently he was in the orchestra for the Lion King throughout the Perth season 2015/2016.

Peter is a Graduate of Salford College of Technology, the World’s leading college for band musicianship. His tutors at Salford included Dr. Roy Newsome, Goff Richards and Dr. David King.

Following a tour of Australia in 1996 where Peter appeared as a guest soloist, conductor, clinician and adjudicator, he was offered a position with the Western Australian Education Department. Peter took on the challenge of establishing a music program in Karratha, Western Australia. Karratha is in the remote North West of the state, 1600km North of Perth. During this seven year period he built a reputation for himself as a leading Australian musician and educator. In 2005 Peter moved to Perth and currently holds the position of Brass Coordinator at the School of Instrumental Music.

Peter has been asked to write a number of articles describing his teaching achievements for national publications and travels extensively as a performer, adjudicator, conductor and clinician.

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