A wonderful day was had on Friday 8th September 2017 at the Investiture Day held at Government House in Sydney at which I was delighted to receive my AM from the Governor, General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d). Everything was magnificent especially the pomp and ceremony and the surroundings of Government House.
Ann Carr-Boyd is delighted to have been made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list on June 12, 2017. This honour has been awarded for significant service to the performing arts and classical music as a composer, pianist, teacher and musicologist.
The complete Queen’s Birthday 2017 Honours list was published in the Sydney Morning Herald (online) and can be seen here .
The Southern Highlands News has also published an article recognising this latest honour. The online article is here and a list of local Awardees was also published in the June 12 edition of the SHN paper.
Australia’s Classical Music and Arts Magazine, Limelight, also published a an article featuring several Australian Artists who have been honoured this year and this article is available here .
Steel City Strings : Celebration Of Youth
Luke Spicer, conductor. Kyle Litle, musical director.
Premiere of new works by Ann Carr-Boyd and local young composer Adrian Whitehall.
Featuring young artists Olivia Kowalik (violin), Stephanie Tam (cello) and duo violinists Cedar-Rose Newman & Lina Lee.
Bluescope Youth Orchestra will join Steel City Strings for a performance of Mozart’s Symphony No.40 and Rossini’s Barber of Seville Overture.
Saturday 18 March, Wollongong Town Hall.
Credit images : Tony William, Four Donkey Films