Music and Performing Arts 2021 Season

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Covid-19 Information

As of 4 pm, Friday, 8 October 2021, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University returned to operating at 100% capacity with allocated ticketed seating in the Conservatorium Theatre and the Burke St. Studios in keeping with the current Queensland Government guidelines.

The Ian Hanger Recital Hall and Basil Jones Orchestral Hall continue to operate at a reduced capacity.

In keeping with the current regulations, we ask you to have a mask on you at all times, and wear it on entry and exit to the performance spaces, and when you are unable to maintain a 1.5 metre distance to the next person. We also ask you to continue to using the Check In QLD app on arrival.

We thank you for helping us continue to present live performances.

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.

Hygiene Procedures

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. As per the state directive, we ask you to wear a mask at all times when entering and exiting the venue, as well as when seated throughout the performance if you feel your social distancing is compromised.

Currently, the Conservatorium Theatre has no bar operations, and all public water fountains have been turned off from public use. We encourage you to bring your own water to each event.

Physical Distancing

As per the current Government guidelines, we encourage all patrons to maintain a 1.5 metre distance at all times within the venue. Foyer seating has been adjusted to encourage this.

Contact Tracing

With all events sold through QTIX, you will be asked to provide contact details for all members of your party when making the booking, which will then be verified at the QCGU Box Office on arrival. For other events, please sign in using the Check In Qld app. Paper sign on sheets are no longer permitted by law.

Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University has implemented all legally required Covid-19 control measures recommended by the Queensland Government. By entering our venues, all patrons and staff acknowledge and accept that there is a determinate risk of transmission of COVID19. In deciding to attend QCGU venues and events, all patrons and visitors are assumed to have assessed all risks of transmission as well as assessing their own health risks.


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.

Payment options

Please note we are currently only accepting eftpos at the Conservatorium box office and Burke Street box office.

Please note we do not accept AMEX or Diners Club.

Group bookings

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.

How to get here

Queensland Conservatorium – South Bank
140 Grey St, South Brisbane

Queensland Conservatorium – Woolloongabba
8 Burke St, Woolloongabba

Access Facilities

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;

Disability Access
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.

Disability Access
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]


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.

Hire Musicians

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
  • Conferences
  • Weddings
  • Birthday celebrations
  • Christmas functions
  • Special events

For more information or to book our musicians call 07 3735 6337 or email [email protected]

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.

Queensland Conservatorium regularly hosts Australian String Quartet, Musica Viva, Medici Concerts, Queensland Music Festival and more.

To view more about our degrees and our faculty click here.

Tickets & Seating

Covid-19 Information 

Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University is operating at 100% capacity in the Conservatorium Theatre and Burke St Studios, while following a COVID plan which has been approved by Queensland Health.

As of 1.00 am, Tuesday, 29th of June, mask wearing is mandatory in all of our venues. This includes when remaining seated in your respective venue. 

Using the Check In Qld app on entry is also mandatory. We ask you to prepare for your visit by downloading the Check In Qld app, and complete your contact details prior to your visit.

Your safety and wellbeing is our priority, and we thank you for your cooperation.


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For concert enquiries contact the Conservatorium Concerts team:

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (07) 3735 6241