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Inside the Orchestra

An open rehearsal for seniors week 2013 Thursday 22 August 2013 7.30pm to 9.30pm Gold Coast Youth Orchestra Centre Community Drive, Ashmore Event is fully booked. Inside the Orchestra is proudly supported by the Gold Coast City Council as part of Seniors Week. A FREE event with supper included. Plenty of free parking available. Feel the […]


The Philharmonic – After Dark

Members of the orchestra attended the After Dark exhibition and panel discussion of the ACO Virtual at The Arts Centre Gold Coast last night (Thursday 20 June). The world premiere of the Australian Chamber Orchestra’s Virtual performance installation showcases the amazing playing of the world class orchestra, encased in innovative technology. Operated by an iPad […]


The Biggest Supper

The Gold Coast Philharmonic Orchestra gathered in Thursday evening with over 60 special guests to be a part of the Qld Cancer Council’s Biggest Morning Tea fundraiser. The evening, titled, The Orchestra’s Biggest Evening Supper was an open rehearsal where guests watch the musicians fine tuning the repertoire for the upcoming “In the Spotlight” concert […]

The GCPO Tshirt modelled by Sunisa Thirasantikamol

T-shirts go on sale

Gold Coast Philharmonic T-shirts are now on sale to members and fans for $25 each. The design features the orchestra’s new logo and includes some eastern influences with the logo icon rendered into a mandala at the front over the heart chakra (Anahata). A small production run of the T-shirt design was recently completed by local […]


Lainie delivers the good oil on philharmonic

Reprinted from the Gold Coast Sun Wed 10 April 2013 Lainie Carter loves music and performing and wants the community to benefit from the joy at the same time. Lainie plays the flute and percussion in the Gold Coast Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as promoting the Orchestra through social media. “I help promote the organisation […]


Volunteering provides symphony of benefits

Reprinted from the Gold Coast Sun April 2 2013. Mark Turpin, volunteers as the conductor of the Gold Coast Philharmonic ORchestra as a way to illustrator to the community the beauty of music. “The orchestra provides me with a very rewarding creative outlet and a constantly expanding social network of diverse and amazing people across […]


Seraphim Trio – Special Event

Sunday 3 November 2013 Masterclass 1 pm  (to 2.30 pm) Concert 3 pm (to 4 pm) Gold Coast Youth Orchestra Centre, Community Drive, Ashmore Admission Adults/Students/Concession $15 person, Friends of the Philharmonic $10, children under the age of 12 years FREE. Includes masterclass, afternoon tea & concert. Due to constraints on seating space, the price […]

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Orchestra Shines through the Rain

Story by Elizabeth Holliday | Photos by Patrick Stapleton. Cloudy skies and heavy rain didn’t stop the Gold Coast Philharmonic Orchestra from performing a fantastic concert on Sunday 17th February, as part of the free pre BLEACH Festival event “Manoeuvres in the park”. The event was set to take place over the waters of the Palm […]

Heart of the Volunteer

Heart of the Volunteer

Thursday 25 April (ANZAC Day) at 3pm ROBINA AUDITORIUM Robina Town Centre Drive, Robina The Gold Coast Philharmonic Orchestra with Conductor Mark Turpin presents an afternoon concert for the whole family with the Gold Coast’s own 60 strong community orchestra, special guests and wonderful music. Following on from the orchestra’s participation in the Robina ANZAC […]