Ady Ensemble December recording session: violas, cellos, and basses welcome!

The Ady Ensemble is currently in the middle of preparations for a recording session, to be held in December of this year, recording a concert version of Corrina Bonshek’s, “Song for the Earth”, premiered as part of the Commonwealth Games arts activities earlier this year.



We’re recruiting! The Ady Ensemble welcomes you to join us

The Ady Ensemble is currently planing & preparing numerous projects for later this year & 2019. We are currently seeking keen, interested, talented, well-organised people with good communication skills to fill our rank & file role, & seeking expressions of interest in some of our Principal & Associate Principal roles, along with volunteers to help



Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings

Here’s something from one of our performances in 2016: the First Movement of Tchaikovsky’s wonderful Serenade for Strings. We’ll be going through the vault later this year, as we look back at some of Ady’s performances, whilst we plan for 2019. More to come.



Thank you

We’d just like to thank everyone that recently submitted and expression of interest to be a volunteer or performer for our planned, “Brahms 2018”, project. We’ve had a wonderful response, and are currently processing the applications, and will be making a decision about the project shortly. In the meantime, all of us here at Ady



Brahms 2018

  More coming soon.



Ady in 2018

Ady is planning something larger for one of its projects next year. We’ll be looking soon for woodwind, brass, and percussion players, along with our usual wonderful bunch of string players.  There’s also a chance that we’ll be looking for volunteers to help support the ensemble for this project. Once we have more details about



Thank you for coming to Queensland Composers

  A big thank you to everyone who came to watch us last Wednesday, at the Queensland Conservatorium, for “Queensland Composers”. It was a lot of fun for us to revisit all of these wonderful works that had been written for Ady, and which brought back so many great memories from the ensemble’s seven years



Queensland Composers: who is Rachel Merton?

The Ady Ensemble’s next concert is just a couple of months away, and we thought that we’d introduce some of our featured composers for this performance. Rachel Merton first came in contact with the Ady Ensemble in 2014, and over a cup of coffee and French pastry with Le Grande Fromage a plan and schedule



Calling all Celli!

The Ady Ensemble’s next project, “Queensland Composers“, will be a retrospective for the ensemble, featuring many of the works that have been written for the ensemble over the last seven years. All of the pieces, written by local composers, are uniquely beautiful and extremely listenable. To complete our ensemble for this exciting performance, we’re looking



Next Concert: Queensland Composers

The Ady Ensemble has proudly supported local composers and performers over the last seven years. As a tribute, it gives us great pleasure to be performing some of the works that have been written for us over this time by some of our local composers; each composer bringing their different backgrounds and approaches to composition to each piece.



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