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Christmas In Ballarat – Music from The Sturt Brass Quintet

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Come and enjoy the sounds of the The Sturt Brass Quintet, a new group formed by Ballarat multi-instrumentalist and conductor Hugh McKelvey, made up of the best brass players in the City.

Tuba – Hugh McKelvey has toured the USA and Europe. He is principal trombone with the Heidelberg Symphony, and for many years conducted the Ballarat Choral Society and Ballarat Symphony.

Trumpet – Holly de Jong studied classical music at the Conservatorium of Music, and later completed a Master of Music at the University of Melbourne as well. Over the years she has played trumpet in several bands.

Trumpet – Andrew Power is originally from Melbourne. He is now a Ballarat based trumpet player and graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts. Andrew teaches brass at Ballarat Clarendon College, and St Patrick’s College, and is a freelance musician, conductor and educator.

Horn- William Stewart played French horn in a variety of settings in Sydney, Adelaide and Perth. Now he is casual relief teaching for Mount Clear Secondary College. Ballarat has so much to offer a musician and Bill’s retirement just keeps getting put off.

Trombone – Cassandra’s musical career began at age five with piano lessons, and continued with trombone lessons at age twelve. She attended Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, graduating with a Bachelor of Music (Therapy).

CONTACT INFORMATION

03 Dec 2021 - 18 Dec 2021

CBDSturt Street, Ballarat Central, VIC 3350Get directions

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The City of Ballarat acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land we live and work on, the Wadawurrung and Dja Dja Wurrung People, and recognises their continuing connection to the land and waterways. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging and extend this to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.