Young Prize Winning Performers at Bonus Galston Concert
The Galston Concerts offer a special bonus event featuring rising stars on 8 April. Starting 2pm in Galston Uniting Church, 11 School Road, the concert will showcase prize winners as part of The Galston Concerts philosophy of supporting young performers. 16-year-old Matthew Brice is a multiple · ‘first-placer’ in State and National euphonium championships.
Cellist Gabrielle Zhong, 12 years old, is a · candidate for her A.Mus.A. diploma after just six years of study.
17-year-old Alexander Frisina is a member of North Sydney Boys High’s award-winning saxophone quartet and Symphonic Winds ensemble which has toured in Europe. 15-year-old violinist Eunice Cheng, of James Ruse High, achieved her A.Mus.A. in 2015 – in both violin and in piano. Hornsby-resident 15-year-old Makito
Mizushima, first prizewinner of the Sydney Organ Competition in 2016, will perform on the historic 1888 church organ.
The 8 April gala features music by the great J. S. Bach and contrasts in folk, jazz, rock and tango styles – with the famous Swan from Carnival of the Animals as a cello and organ encore.
The concert is FREE to subscribers to the Galston Concerts series.
Other bookings at special rates ($25 adults / $20 seniors / $10 for students / FREE for 12 and under) can be made on www.trybooking.com (search Galston) with tickets also available at the church just prior to the concert.
Enquiries can be made to Helen Jordan, Promotions Coordinator for The Galston Concerts, on 9653 2079 or 0425 339 841.