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Townsville-Gurambilbarra, QLD
26 July to 04 August 2024


AFCM Outreach Tour & Workshops Program

The AFCM Outreach Tour & Workshops Program provides opportunities for an emerging ensemble to give concerts and create a profile throughout the Festival. Through a series of workshops and performances at local secondary schools and theatres in the region, and led by AFCM Pathways Program Director Lloyd van’t Hoff, the 2024 AFCM Outreach Program will feature the 2024 Fellowship Ensemble, Zaza Road Quartet.

Throughout July and August 2024, Lloyd and the Zaza Road Quartet will perform at the World Theatre in Charters Towers, Tyto Amphitheatre in Ingham, the Burdekin Theatre in Ayr and at James Cook University plus special performances on the AFCM Festival Main Stage. 

The AFCM Outreach Tour & Workshops Program performers also hold workshops at secondary schools throughout the region, which in the past included All Souls St Gabriels School, Ayr State High School, Blackheath & Thornburgh College, Charters Towers State School, Columba Catholic College, St Patrick's College, Cathedral School, Pimlico High School and Townsville Grammar School, where they have mentored, inspired and talked to students.

Dates for the AFCM Outreach Tour concerts are:

  • Sunday 21 July, 4:00pm - Tyto Weylands, Ingham
  • Monday 22 July, 6:00pm - Burdekin Theatre, Ayr
  • Wednesday 24 July, 1:00pm - World Theatre, Charters Towers
  • Thursday 25 July. 5:30pm - Central Plaza, James Cook University, Townsville-Gurambilbarra - By Invitation Only

The 2023 AFCM Fellowship Ensemble, the Felix Quartet, performed throughout the region during the AFCM 2023 Outreach Program tour, held before and throughout the 2023 Festival.

The 2024 AFCM Fellowship Ensemble, Zaza Road Quartet, attended the AFCM Winterschool International Masterclasses in 2023 and will be returning to tour the region.