Invest in the future of music and performing arts
A donation to the Queensland Conservatorium is an investment in the next generation of world-class musicians and artists.
Your investment creates richer opportunities for our students, sustained engagement with international artists, career building internships, state of the art facilities and life changing scholarships.
Donations are tax deductible and 100% of your gift will go to the area of your choice.
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Thank you for your generous support. Every gift makes a difference.
Access to high quality instruments makes a big difference to an emerging artist.
Queensland Conservatorium's instrument bank supports the donation or loan of quality instruments, and contributes to the purchase of much needed items.
The Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre leads the way in innovative music research. Exploring the boundaries of what music is and what it can do for our global community.
Recent research explores the role of music in health and wellbeing, social justice, human rights, regional development, environment justice, desistance from crime, and poverty alleviation.
Gifts in Wills
Your support is essential to the future of music and performance.
Help students at the Queensland Conservatorium ‘play on’ by making a gift in your will.
No matter the size, every gift makes a positive difference.
JOHN CURRO VIOLA PRIZE
The Curro Family and the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University are seeking your support to ensure the continuation of the John Curro Viola Prize. Established in 1997 by John and Carmel Curro, this prize encourages and rewards talented viola students.
Beloved performer, conductor, and educator, the late John Curro MBE AM DUniv, dedicated his life’s work to the teaching and performance of youth orchestral music in Queensland. He founded the Queensland Youth Orchestra and taught at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University for over five decades.
While at the Conservatorium John was a violin and viola teacher, conductor of the Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra, founder of the Conservatorium Chamber Orchestra, and champion of new young composers. The legacy of his impact can be heard in classrooms, on stages, and in orchestra pits around the Nation and the World.
Most importantly, John never stopped supporting and encouraging individual young musicians.
We invite friends and past students of John to make a donation and ensure the John Curro Viola Prize will continue well into the future.
Donations can be made online here, or by contacting Ms. Liz Tupas at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This scholarship has enabled me to expand my horizons through overseas study; learning from some of the worlds best in the heart of Europe.
- Joyce Campbell Lloyd Scholarship Recipient
Having had a first class education at the Queensland Conservatorium, I really want to share my skills and encourage the future generations.
- Annie Queensland Conservatorium Alumni and Bequest Donor
You get so much enjoyment from loaning an instrument…and you feel so connected to the student. It has given us so much joy.
- Instrument Bank Donor
To receive so much support from people who not only believed in me, but invested in me, is so generous.
- Ena Williams Award for Postgraduate Study Overseas Recipient
If you are in the United States, contact our office for information about our US bank account. All gifts of $2 or more are tax deductible in Australia and donors will receive an official Griffith University receipt.