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Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University has served music lovers in Queensland and beyond for over half a century. In addition to producing some stellar performers and composers who have graced the stages of Carnegie Hall, Covent Garden, and the Concertgebouw, it has nurtured others who have found their way into recording, teaching, or working with communities.

Our Alumni are one of the Queensland Conservatorium’s greatest assets. Below are just a sample of the many successful and talented people who have studied at Queensland Conservatorium.

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Remarkable Alumni

Musical theatre star

Georgina Hopson

Musical Theatre

Handpicked by the grand dame of musical theatre, Julie Andrews, the triple-threat performer was cast in Opera Australia’s My Fair Lady.

Concert Pianist

Jayson Gillham


Jayson’s career has seen him take centre stage, performing as piano soloist with Australian and International orchestras including under the baton of legendary conductor Vladimir Ashkanazy.

The Kite String Tangle

Danny Harley

Popular Music

Triple threat producer, vocalist and songwriter Danny Harley’s solo project, The Kite String Tangle,has taken the popular music charts in Australia by storm.

Renowned composer

Brett Dean


Performing as a violist with the Berlin Philharmonic, Brett is now one of the most internationally performed composers of his generation. His opera Hamlet received wide-acclaim at Glyndebourne Festival and will next headline the Adelaide Festival.


Katie Noonan


Singer, songwriter, producer, and pianist. Noonan’s career has seen her win four ARIA Awards, go seven times platinum, release over a dozen studio albums. Katie is currently Artistic Director of Queensland Music Festival


Kang Wang


Australian-Chinese tenor Kang Wang is currently a member of the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program of the Metropolitan Opera. In 2017, Kang made his house and role debut as Narraboth in Salome and also performed in Beethoven’s Fidelio.

Karen Jacobsen

GPS Girl

Karen Jacobsen

GPS Girl

Graduate Karen Jacobsen is an international entertainer, singer, motivational speaker and voice over artist. She is the voice behind Apple’s infamous Siri, and features on over 400 million smartphones and GPS systems worldwide.


Mirusia Louwerse


Celebrated as the 'angel of André Rieu', the Australian-Dutch soprano Mirusia has performed across the world. Mirusia was the youngest ever winner of the Dame Joan Sutherland Opera Award and has realised six solo albums.

Griffith Alumni

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Performing Arts graduates are making an impact nationally and internationally, appearing in productions such as Les Misérables, My Fair Lady, Aladdin the Musical, Beautiful: The Carole King Story and more.

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