Please email the AUSTA NQ President for more information about activities in 2019 in Townsville.

AUSTA regional members are reminded to check the AUSTA member resource page on this website for online and other member benefits, and to contact the AUSTA administrator to add further events or news of interest to the string community. The QMTA recommended minimum rate for private individual lessons for 2019 is $70 per hour.


The next 29th Australian Festival of Chamber Music will held on Friday 26 July – Sunday 4 August 2019.  Magnificent concerts and opportunities for students


North Qld Celebration of Strings

Celebration of Strings 2018

5 Exciting Orchestras!

Workshops Friday 19 October – Sunday 21 October

culminating in a Concert on Sunday 21 October 3:00 pm 

Open to String Students up to Year 8 at School

Registration: Bookings close on Friday 21st September

For further information contact: Stephen Frewen-Lord –


july 2019

21julAll DayCairns Symphony in a Day

Past Events

february 2019

24feb2:00 PM5:00 PMQMTA free PD for all music teachers

october 2018

oct(oct 19)5:00 PMoct(oct 21)4:30 PMFeaturedNorth Qld Celebration of Strings