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. Now, wherever there is music in Queensland, chances are a Queensland Conservatorium graduate is behind it. Our alumni include:
- ARIA winner Katie Noonan
- International pianist Piers Lane
- International soprano Lisa Gasteen, AO
- ARIA winner Megan Washington
- Triple J favourite Nine Sons of Dan
- Singer-songwriter Kate Miller-Heidke
- Soprano Mirusia Louwerse
- Singer-songwriter Emma Dean
- Composer-Trumpeter Peter Knight
- Pianist Jayson Gillham
- Composer-Conductor Brett Dean
- Grammy winner Tim Munro
- Jazz vocalist Elly Hoyt
- Jazz vocalist Kristen Berardi
- Pianist Alex Raineri
- Conductor Jonathon Welsh
- Tenor Rosario La Spina
- Percussionist Cory Hills
Stay in touch with us and each other.
- Subscribe to our eNews for news, events and special offers
- Join us on Facebook and Twitter
- Registered alumni can purchase tickets to Queensland Conservatorium concerts at concession rates through Conevents.
- Through Griffith's Stay connnected alumni program you can register or update your details and access benefits and discounts.
Alumnus of the year 2015
Graduating with a Bachelor of Music in 2011, Glenn was the the first Queensland Conservatorium student to be awarded the School’s three highest prizes – the Conservatorium Medal, the Music Medal and the University Medal. The same week he completed his studies, Glenn was appointed Principal 1st Violin of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra (QSO), the youngest Australian to ever to do so. He held this position until moving to the Australian Chamber Orchestra in 2014, as the Core Member, Violin.
In 2015, Glenn was accepted into the prestigious Prussia Cove School in the United Kingdom and continues to be in very high demand for many ensemble performances.
Young Alumnus of the year 2015
Tyson’s list of achievements and accolades continue to grow, being voted Australia’s Number 1 DJ two years in a row, and voted in the top 100 DJ’s of the world for the past three years. He has also been honoured with the prestigious Best Breakthrough DJ of the World award at the International Dance Music Awards, presented by world-renowned DJ, Tiesto.