About Queensland Conservatorium
Established in 1957, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University (QCGU) is one of the most comprehensive tertiary music schools in Australia. Our breadth of specialist degrees encompasses pre-tertiary, undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs across two campuses, taught by world-renowned performers and teachers.
Each year we hold over 250 performances across our South Bank and Woolloongabba venues featuring classical, jazz, musical theatre, opera, new music, popular music, alumni, visiting artists and more.
To view more about our degrees and our faculty click here.
Tickets & Seating
In keeping with the Queensland Government Guidelines, masks are no longer mandatory in our venues. We encourage you to continue to bring a mask with you for performances, as maintaining a 1.5 distance is not always possible.
As per the current venues directions with allocated ticketed venues, the Conservatorium Theatre and the Burke St Studios will continue to operate at 100 % capacity
The Ian Hanger Recital Hall and Basil Jones Orchestral Hall continue to operate at a reduced capacity.
We also ask you to continue using the Check In QLD app on arrival.
We thank you for helping us continue to present live performances.
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How to get here
Queensland conservatorium – South Bank
140 Grey St, South Brisbane
The following venues are located at our South Bank Campus: Conservatorium Theatre (CT), Ian Hanger Recital Hall (IHRH), Basil Jones Orchestral Hall (BJOH), Conservatorium Foyer (CF) and Boardroom (BR).
There are a range of parking option throughout South Bank including;
- Queensland Performing Arts Centre -Enter via Stanley Place, through the Cultural Centre Tunnel. Car parks can no longer be accessed from Melbourne Street.
- Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre – Enter via Merivale Street.
- South Bank Parklands – Enter via Little Stanley Street
Our South Bank venues are fully accessible for mobility, vision or hearing impaired patrons. For wheelchair access and assistance, contact us Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm on (07) 3735 6241 or via email at [email protected]
Queensland Conservatorium – Performing Arts
8 Burke St, Woolloongabba
The Burke St Studio Theatre and the performing arts department are located at our Woolloongabba studios.
Limited on-street parking is available on Burke Street and the surrounding streets. We recommend taking a train to Park Road station, the studio is approximately a three minute walk from the station.
Our Woolloongabba venue is fully accessible for mobile, vision or hearing impaired patrons. For wheelchair access and assistance, contact us Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm on (07) 3735 3224 or via email at [email protected]
Tickets & Seating
Covid-19 Information – Conditions of entry
Given the recent rise in COVID and flu cases, and also following industry standards, as of 15 of July, our theatres and foyers will now require mandatory mask wearing to ensure the health, wellbeing and safety of our students, staff and patrons. We appreciate your understanding and compliance in these matters, and look forward to welcoming you to our live performances
When you arrive at our venues
Our staff are here to ensure you have the best possible experience during your visit. Patrons who are not respectful and courteous will be asked to leave the venue. Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University has a zero-tolerance policy regarding abusive or aggressive behaviour towards our staff and patrons.
We thank you for your patience and understanding in these matters, and we hope you enjoy your visit.
If you are unwell
If, within the last 14 days, you have been required to isolate under laws aimed at reducing the spread of COVID-19, experienced any of the symptoms related to the virus, or been in contact with anyone who has, you must not attend any performance at a QCGU venue. Likewise, if you, or a member of you household, has travelled from overseas, or to a COVID-19 hotspot within Australia in the past 14 days, you should not enter a QCGU venue. Please contact QTIX on 136 246 to arrange a refund on your tickets, should any of the above matters pertain to you.
Hand sanitizer is freely available throughout the venue. Each venue is given a thorough touchpoint clean prior to every performance. While we will continue to accept paper tickets at each venue, we urge you to opt for the “Print at Home” tickets and to have these ready on your phone for presentation to the ushers.
You can book tickets for our Conservatorium Theatre and Burke St Studio Theatre performances online via the Book Now button or by calling QTIX on 136 246. Tickets are available for purchase at the QTIX box office and approved QTIX outlets. To find your nearest QTIX box office click here.
The Queensland Conservatorium box office is open one hour prior to the start of major performances for ticket sales and collections.
Please note we are currently only accepting eftpos at the Conservatorium box office and Burke Street box office.
Groups of 10 or more are eligible for group booking discounts for selected Conservatorium Theatre and Burke St Studio Theatre performances.
For Group bookings phone QTIX group sales on (07) 3840 7466.
Queensland Conservatorium offers concession tickets (where applicable) upon presentation of identification to:
- Seniors Card
- National Seniors Card
- Members of Griffith Alumni Association
- Griffith University staff
- Parents of Young Conservatorium students
- Student (other than Griffith University students, when a student ticket price is not individually listed)
Griffith University Student Tickets
Griffith University students are entitled to free admission for concerts presented by Queensland Conservatorium at the South Bank campus excluding special events as noted on individual events. Tickets are subject to availability.
Terms and Conditions
Attendance for every event and the right of admission is reserved by the venue and any hirer of the venue.
By attending the event, you agree to the Venue’s terms and conditions of entry.
Unless otherwise specified, the use of photographic or recording devices is prohibited during performances.
Refunds, Exchanges, Cancellations and Changes
The hirer or presenter may alter or vary a performance, change performers, program or venue. Tickets will not be exchanged or refunded as a result of these changes, except provided in the Live Performance Australia (LPA) Code or as required by law (including the Australian Consumer Law)
While you may be entitled by law or under the LPA Code to a refund or exchange where the event is cancelled, neither QCGU nor the hirer will be responsible for additional expenses (i.e., the cost of travel/car parking, accommodation etc.)
COVID 19 & Ticket Refunds
QCGU will provide a refund or exchange where you advise either QCGU or QTIX, at least 24 hours prior to the event, that you or any other members of your booking party are diagnosed as having COVID-19.
Queensland Conservatorium is grateful for the sustaining support of our industry partners, arts community, sponsors and donors.
Your partnership allows us to provide the highest quality music events and education pathways to the widest audience. You equip us to be a vibrant player in Queensland’s musical landscape.
How to give
By supporting the Queensland Conservatorium your contribution has an impact beyond the financial, it is an investment in the next generation of world-class musicians and artists.
You can create 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.
For more information contact our Development Manager Liz Tupas on 07 3735 1850 or [email protected].
Queensland Conservatorium Director’s Circle
Our Director’s Circle members are a part of the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University (QCGU) family. Together we explore and enjoy all that the Conservatorium has to offer—from the lecture halls and rehearsal rooms through to our stunning fully staged annual performances.
Membership of the Director’s Circle provides access to one full calendar year of behind-the-scenes events, and unique opportunities to connect with our talented students, alumni and faculty. For more information or to become a member click here.
Whatever the style of your event — from an intimate gathering to a lavish affair, the ballroom to the bowls club — our versatile, Queensland Conservatorium trained musicians provide a memorable soundtrack to every occasion. Our soloists and ensembles have performed to widespread acclaim across a range of musical genres from classical and vocal to Latin and jazz.
With first-class training from Queensland Conservatorium, our musicians deliver the highest quality performance in every setting, including:
- Corporate functions
- Product launches
- Birthday celebrations
- Christmas functions
- Special events
For more information or to book our musicians call 07 3735 6337 or email [email protected]
For concert enquiries contact the Conservatorium Concerts team:
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (07) 3735 6241