Upcoming Events

Upcoming Performances

Time Description Location
13/9/20
2:00pm

Guitar Masterclass with Jonathan Fitzgerald

Dr Jonathan Fitzgerald, Chair of Guitar at the UWA Conservatorium of Music, will present a free masterclass for advanced high school classical guitar students.
Performers: participation is free, email jonathan.fitzgerald@uwa.edu.au to book a spot (performance spots are limited)
Audience: entry is free, no bookings required

Callaway Auditorium, UWA Conservatorium of Music
8/10/20
7:00pm

Guitar Odyssey

Join us for this exciting free concert as talented young performers from the UWA Conservatorium take listeners on a journey exploring the variety and depth of the classical guitar repertoire. From the solo lute works of J.S Bach to the Australian premiere of Mayako Kubo's avant-garde Atem Pause for guitar quartet, listeners will be treated to familiar favourites and delighted by the unexpected.
FREE ADMISSION, no bookings required

Callaway Auditorium, UWA Conservatorium of Music

Past Events

Time Description Location
12/8/20
1:00pm

UWA Guitar Studio Lunchtime Concert

Come hear some of Western Australia’s most talented young guitarists perform an exciting concert of solo and ensemble repertoire for the guitar.
FREE ADMISSION, but booking is essential: click here

Callaway Auditorium, UWA Conservatorium of Music
10/7/20 to
12/7/20

Perth International Classical Guitar Festival - POSTPONED TO 2021

The UWA Conservatorium of Music is proud to present 2nd Perth International Classical Guitar Festival, featuring Colin Davin (US), Laura Snowden (UK), Jonathan and Melissa Fitzgerald (US/AUS), and the cream of Western Australia's young emerging artists. Join us for a jam packed weekend of concerts, masterclasses, lectures, open rehearsals and demonstrations. Single-concert, day and weekend passes are available here.
UWA Conservatorium of Music
Fridays
12/6/20-3/7/20
4:30-6:30pm

Accelerate! Guitars- CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

Join UWA’s elite classical guitar training program designed for players in years 10-12 who are looking to take their skills to the next level. Participants will have the opportunity to work closely with Chair of Guitar Dr Jonathan Fitzgerald as well as some very special guests! Featuring workshops, lectures, rehearsals and masterclasses, the program will culminate in a performance at the Perth International Classical Guitar Festival alongside students from the UWA Guitar Studio. For more information and application details, email concerts@uwa.edu.au
UWA Conservatorium of Music
13/5/20
1:00pm

UWA Guitar Studio Lunchtime Concert - CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

Come hear some of Western Australia’s most talented young guitarists perform an exciting concert of solo and ensemble repertoire for the guitar.
FREE ADMISSION, no bookings required

Callaway Auditorium, UWA Conservatorium of Music
4/3/20
1:00pm

Guitarscapes

Enjoy a free afternoon concert of rarely heard chamber music for the guitar. Jonathan Fitzgerald and Paul Tanner will present the Australian premiere of two works for electric guitar and percussion, alongside works for flute and guitar performed by UWA alumni Don Candy and Adam Lewin.
Audience: entry is free, no bookings required

Callaway Auditorium, UWA Conservatorium of Music
31/10/19
7:00pm

“Parallel Resonance”: A Piñata Percussion Co-Lab with the UWA Guitar Studio

Enjoy a joyful journey of music for marimba, vibraphone, guitar and percussion, influenced by the energetic rhythms and harmonies of flamenco, tango and jazz and featuring new works by talented UWA composers. Tickets from $15 - available for purchase here
Fremantle Arts Centre, 1 Finnerty St, Fremantle WA 6160
11/10/19
5:00pm

The West Australian Guitar Festival | Classical Ensemble Show

Students from the UWA Guitar Studio will perform a joint concert with WAAPA's Plectra Ensemble and students from Margaret River Senior High School in the opening concert for the inaugural "Strings Attached" West Australian Guitar Festival. Tickets available for purchase here
Margaret River Heart 51 Wallcliffe Road Margaret River, WA
5/10/19
1:00pm

"Soundboard Saturdays" - Classical Guitar Open Recital

Join us at the UWA Conservatorium of Music for “Soundboard Saturdays”, where you can perform your current repertoire in front of a friendly and supportive audience. Whether you're preparing for a University or School assessment, an exam (WACE practical / AMEB or other grade exam) or you just want to share something you have been practicing – come along and play! All ages and abilities welcome!
Performers: participation is free, email jonathan.fitzgerald@uwa.edu.au to book a spot
Audience: entry is free, no bookings required

Callaway Auditorium, UWA Conservatorium of Music
12/9/19
7:30pm

Centre Stage: UWA Guitar Studio + Accelerate!

Following 2018’s hugely successful performance at the Perth International Classical Guitar Festival, talented high school players in UWA’s Accelerate program join forces with emerging artists from the UWA Guitar Studio. Featuring the Australian premiere performance of Terry Riley's epic work "Y Bolanzero," this is a program not to be missed! Tickets from $10 - available for purchase here
Callaway Auditorium, UWA Conservatorium of Music
Fridays
16/8/19-6/9/19
4:30-6:30pm

Accelerate! Guitars

Join UWA’s new elite classical guitar training program designed for players in years 10-12 who are looking to take their skills to the next level. Participants will have the opportunity to work closely with Chair of Guitar Dr Jonathan Fitzgerald as well as some very special guests! Featuring workshops, lectures, rehearsals and masterclasses, the program will culminate in a performance at the UWA Conservatorium of Music alongside students from the UWA Guitar Studio. More information and application details here
UWA Conservatorium of Music
16/8/19
1:00pm

UWA Guitar Studio Lunchtime Concert

Come hear some of Western Australia’s most talented young guitarists perform an exciting concert of solo and ensemble repertoire for the guitar.
FREE ADMISSION, no bookings required

Callaway Auditorium, UWA Conservatorium of Music
4/8/19
2:00pm

Conference Presentation

Presenting at The Guitar Century (c. 1880-1980): Global Trends and Local Contexts

Melbourne Conservatorium of Music
23/6/19
1:00pm

"Soundboard Sundays" - Classical Guitar Open Recital

Join us at the UWA Conservatorium of Music for “Soundboard Sundays”, where you can perform your current repertoire in front of a friendly and supportive audience. Whether you're preparing for a University or School assessment, an exam (WACE practical / AMEB or other grade exam) or you just want to share something you have been practicing – come along and play! All ages and abilities welcome!
Performers: participation is free, email jonathan.fitzgerald@uwa.edu.au to book a spot
Audience: entry is free, no bookings required

Callaway Auditorium, UWA Conservatorium of Music
31/5/19
7:30pm

UWA Guitar Studio Southwest Tour - Busselton

Tickets available at the door

The Weld Theatre, 13 Queen St, Busselton WA 6280
29/5/19
7:30pm

UWA Guitar Studio Southwest Tour - Albany

Tickets $10 - available for purchase here

The Albany Centre - UWA Albany Campus, 35 Stirling Terrace, Albany WA 6330
17/5/19
1:00pm

UWA Guitar Studio Lunchtime Concert

Come hear some of Western Australia’s most talented young guitarists perform an exciting concert of solo and ensemble repertoire for the guitar. From Baroque favourites to the modern works of Steve Reich and Bill Kanengiser, there’s something for everyone in this free performance.
FREE ADMISSION, no bookings required

Callaway Auditorium, UWA Conservatorium of Music
11/5/19
2:00pm

Guitar Masterclass with Jonathan Fitzgerald

Dr Jonathan Fitzgerald, Chair of Guitar at the UWA Conservatorium of Music, will be presenting a free masterclass for advanced high school classical guitar students.
Performers: participation is free, email jonathan.fitzgerald@uwa.edu.au to book a spot (performance spots are limited)
Audience: entry is free, no bookings required

Callaway Auditorium, UWA Conservatorium of Music
21/10/18
12:00pm

"Soundboard Sundays" - Classical Guitar Open Recital

Join us at the UWA Conservatorium of Music for “Soundboard Sundays”, where you can perform your current repertoire in front of a friendly and supportive audience. Whether you're preparing for a University or School assessment, an exam (WACE practical / AMEB or other grade exam) or you just want to share something you have been practicing – come along and play! All ages and abilities welcome!
Performers: participation is free, email jonathan.fitzgerald@uwa.edu.au to book a spot
Audience: entry is free, no bookings required

Callaway Auditorium, UWA Conservatorium of Music
12/9/18-
16/9/18

Perth International Classical Guitar Festival

In 2018, the UWA Conservatorium is delighted to bring together International Artists, current staff, celebrated alumni, Western Australia’s emerging young artists and community ensembles to launch the first Perth International Classical Guitar Festival.

Over 5 days, enjoy a jam-packed program featuring local, national and international artists such as Craig Ogden, Jonathan Fitzgerald, Josinaldo Costa and the Perth Guitar Quartet. Be treated to a variety of performances from soloists, duos and ensembles, as well as the Australian Premier of Andy Scott’s Concerto for Guitar and Chamber Orchestra (2017), commissioned by the UWA Conservatorium of Music. The Festival will also include masterclasses, workshops, open rehearsals and demonstrations – allowing you to dive in and immerse yourself in all things guitar!
More information: www.perthguitarfestival.com

Perth Town Hall
24/8/18
1:00pm

UWA Guitar Studio Lunchtime Concert

Come hear some of Western Australia’s most talented young guitarists perform an exciting concert of solo and ensemble repertoire for the guitar.
FREE ADMISSION, no bookings required

Callaway Auditorium, UWA Conservatorium of Music
Fridays
17/8/18-
14/9/18

Accelerate! Guitars

Join UWA’s new elite classical guitar training program designed for players in years 10-12 who are looking to take their skills to the next level! Participants will have the opportunity to work closely with Head of Guitar Dr Jonathan Fitzgerald, as well as some very special guests! Featuring workshops, lectures, rehearsals and masterclasses, the program will culminate in a performance at the Perth International Classical Guitar Festival alongside students from the UWA Guitar Studio.

UWA Conservatorium of Music
5/6/18
7:00pm

UWA Guitar Studio Southwest Tour - Albany

Tickets $10 - available for purchase here.

The Albany Centre - UWA Albany Campus 35 Stirling Terrace, Albany WA 6330
3/6/18
4:00pm

UWA Guitar Studio Southwest Tour - Dunsborough

Presented as part of the Dunsborough Jazz Festival.
Tickets $25 - available for purchase here.

Happs Wines 575 Commonage Rd, Dunsborough WA 6281
20/5/18
12:00pm

"Soundboard Sundays" - Classical Guitar Open Recital

Join us at the UWA Conservatorium of Music for “Soundboard Sundays”, where you can perform your current repertoire in front of a friendly and supportive audience. Whether you're preparing for a University or School assessment, an exam (WACE practical / AMEB or other grade exam) or you just want to share something you have been practicing – come along and play! All ages and abilities welcome!
Performers: participation is free, email jonathan.fitzgerald@uwa.edu.au to book a spot
Audience: entry is free, no bookings required

Callaway Auditorium, UWA Conservatorium of Music
18/5/18
1:00pm

UWA Guitar Studio Lunchtime Concert

Come hear some of Western Australia’s most talented young guitarists perform an exciting concert of solo and ensemble repertoire for the guitar. From Baroque favourites to the modern works of Glass and Houghton, there’s something for everyone in this free performance.
FREE ADMISSION, no bookings required

Callaway Auditorium, UWA Conservatorium of Music
9/5/18
5:30pm

Guitar Masterclass with Jonathan Fitzgerald

Dr Jonathan Fitzgerald, Head of Guitar at the UWA Conservatorium of Music, will be presenting a free masterclass for advanced high school classical guitar students.
Performers: participation is free, email jonathan.fitzgerald@uwa.edu.au to book a spot (performance spots are limited)
Audience: entry is free, no bookings required

Callaway Auditorium, UWA Conservatorium of Music
28/10/17
7:00pm

"Six Fish & Nine Guitars", presented by the Melbourne Guitar Foundation

After an extensive concert tour of the southwest, accomplished classical guitar students from the University of Western Australia will be in Melbourne to perform an exciting concert of solo and chamber repertoire for the guitar. Tickets available here

St Mary's Church, 428 Queensberry St, North Melbourne
13/10/17
5:30pm

Fridays@Five Concert Series - "Guitar Plus"

UWA guitar students present a collaborative concert, performing an exciting program of rarely heard chamber music featuring guitar with other instruments. Free Admission - no tickets required

Callaway Auditorium, UWA School of Music
4/10/17
7:00pm

Karin Schaupp Masterclass at UWA

Karin Schaupp presents a masterclass as part of the WASO International Artist Masterclass Program. Open to observers free of charge; those interested in performing can apply here

Callaway Auditorium, UWA School of Music
11/9/17
7:00pm

UWA Guitar Studio Southwest Tour - Margaret River

UWA guitar students present a concert of solo and chamber music. Free Admission - no tickets required

Margaret River Senior High school
11/9/17
3:30pm

Masterclass - Margaret River SHS

Dr Jonathan Fitzgerald will present a free masterclass for advanced high school guitarists. Those interested in performing in the masterclass should email jonathan.fitzgerald@uwa.edu.au to secure a spot.

Margaret River Senior High school
10/9/17
2:30pm

UWA Guitar Studio Southwest Tour - Dunsborough

UWA guitar students present a concert of solo and chamber music. Free Admission - no tickets required

Old Dunsborough Town Hall
8/9/17
7:30pm

UWA Guitar Studio Southwest Tour - Albany

UWA guitar students present a concert of solo and chamber music. Free Admission - no tickets required

Albany Senior High School
2/9/17
6:00pm

UWA Guitar Studio Southwest Tour - Perth

UWA guitar students present a concert of solo and chamber music. Free Admission - no tickets required

Trinity College, East Perth
18/8/17
1:00pm

UWA Guitar Studio Lunchtime Concert

Performed by UWA guitar students. Free Admission - no tickets required

Callaway Auditorium, UWA School of Music
26/05/17
1:00pm

UWA Guitar Studio Lunchtime Concert

UWA guitar students will present a free concert of solo and ensemble works ranging from Baroque classics of Vivaldi and Bach to modern works by Australian composers. Free Admission - no tickets required

Callaway Auditorium, UWA School of Music
19/05/17
5:00pm

Masterclass - Margaret River SHS

UWA's Jonathan Fitzgerald will present a masterclass for talented high school guitarists. Open to observers free of charge.

Callaway Auditorium, UWA School of Music
12/09/16
3:30pm

UWA "Down South Tour" Concert - Dunsborough


Pre-concert drinks from 2:30pm. Free Admission

Happs Winery - The Barrel Room 575 Commonage Rd Quindalup WA 6281
11/09/16
1:30pm

Masterclass - Australind SHS


Open to observers free of charge.

Australind Senior High School Music Room, Performing Arts Centre, 12 Break O'Day Dr Australind WA 6233
11/09/16
6:00pm

UWA "Down South Tour" Concert - Bunbury


Free Admission: no tickets required

Australind Senior High School Music Room, Performing Arts Centre, 12 Break O'Day Dr Australind WA 6233
13/09/16
1:45pm

Masterclass - Margaret River SHS


To perform in the masterclass, contact Isabelle Lemon at isabelle.lemon@education.wa.edu.au Open to observers free of charge.

Margaret River Senior High School, 158 Bussell Hwy Margaret River WA 6285
13/09/16
6:00pm

UWA "Down South Tour" Concert - Margaret River


Free Admission: no tickets required

Margaret River Senior High School, 158 Bussell Hwy Margaret River WA 6285
27/08/16
7:00pm

UWA "Down South Tour" Concert - Perth


Free Admission: no tickets required

Braham Auditorium at Trinity College, East Perth
21/08/16
6:00pm

Live Radio Performance and Interview on "Plucked Strings"


RFR 92.1FM, re-stream at rtrfm.com.au

18/06/16
7:30pm

Voyces - "Spin"


Jonathan performs as a soloist with Perth-base choir Voyces. Tickets available through Ticketbooth

Churchlands Concert Hall
12/08/16
7:30pm

UWA Guitar Studio Lunchtime Concert


Free admission - no tickets required

Eileen Joyce Studio, UWA
30/04/16
7:00pm

Sound from the Ground

Be part of a powerful and unforgettable musical experience at East Perth Cemeteries. Dr Jonathan Fitzgerald and members of the Perth Guitar Quartet present a world premiere original composition by Duncan Gardiner alongside international music repertoire.
Gates open: 5.30pm so you may explore the headstones
Doors open: 6.45pm for 7pm.


Ticekts available through Trybooking www.trybooking.com/KREA
SOLD OUT

St Bartholomew's Church at the East Perth Cemeteries
(Bronte St, East Perth)
29/04/16
7:00pm

Sound from the Ground


Ticekts available through Trybooking www.trybooking.com/KREA
SOLD OUT

St Bartholomew's Church at the East Perth Cemeteries
(Bronte St, East Perth)
20/04/16
10:30am

Sound from the Ground - "Meet the Musicians"


Open to National Trust members only.

St Bartholomew's Church at the East Perth Cemeteries
(Bronte St, East Perth)
20/04/16
1:00pm

ABC Radio National Performance and Interview


Re-stream here

St Bartholomew's Church at the East Perth Cemeteries
17/04/16
6:00pm

Radio Interview on "Plucked Strings"


Live broadcast, re-stream at rtrfm.com.au

4/3/16

Westlink - TV Performance and Interview


Westlink Studios, Dumas House, West Perth
11/2/14

WA Opera – “Otello”

Jonathan performs with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra in WA Opera's production of Verdi's "Otello"

His Majesty's Theatre, Perth
8/2/14

WA Opera – “Otello”

Jonathan performs with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra in WA Opera's production of Verdi's "Otello"

His Majesty's Theatre, Perth
6/2/14

WA Opera – “Otello”

Jonathan performs with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra in WA Opera's production of Verdi's "Otello"

His Majesty's Theatre, Perth
4/2/14

WA Opera – “Otello”

Jonathan performs with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra in WA Opera's production of Verdi's "Otello"

His Majesty's Theatre, Perth
23/10/13

Trinity College Guitar Studio Concert

Braham Auditorium, Trinity College East Perth
24/08/13

WA Classical Guitar Ensemble Festival

Carine Senior High school
24/08/13 West Australian Symphony Orchestra - Mahler Symphony No. 7

Jonathan performs with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra in Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 7

Perth Concert Hall
23/08/13 West Australian Symphony Orchestra - Mahler Symphony No. 7

Jonathan performs with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra in Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 7

Perth Concert Hall
5/5/13 Solo Recital – Classical Guitar Society of Western Australia North Perth Town Hall
29/4/13 Solo Recital – "Chamber Jam" Ellington Jazz Club
13/4/13 Live Radio Performance/Interview - 92.1FM RTRfm
12/3/13 Solo Recital Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts
21/9/12 Lecture: Reginald Smith Brindle’s Revision of “Polifemo de Oro” WAAPA
13/9/12 Masterclass WAAPA
2/6/12 Lecture – “Listening and Re-listening: Opening your ears to new sounds” 12th Annual Cleveland International Classical Guitar Festival
15/4/12 Lecture Recital – Reginald Smith Brindle’s revision of “Polifemo de Oro” Eastman School of Music
11/4/12 Lecture Recital – Reginald Smith Brindle’s revision of “Polifemo de Oro” Roberts Wesleyan College
18/11/11 Solo Concert - Valley Manor Concert Series Rochester, New York
6/11/11 Solo Concert - Great Lakes Guitar Society XL Projects, Syracuse, NY
5/11/11 Solo Concert - Great Lakes Guitar Society St Paul's Episcopal Church, Rochester, NY
4/11/11 Solo Concert - Great Lakes Guitar Society Chapel of Our Lady of Help, Buffalo, NY
20/9/11 Solo Concert - Faculty Recital Roberts Wesleyan University
11/9/11 Solo Concert - Musicales Series The George Eastman House
18/7/11 Lecture - Rochester Guitar Club Albiene, Rochester, NY
27/3/11 Solo Recital - Great Lakes Guitar Society Buffalo State University
26/3/11 Solo Recital - Great Lakes Guitar Society Church of the Reformation, Rochester, NY
22/3/11 Solo Recital - Great Lakes Guitar Society Syracuse University
21/3/11 Live Radio Performance - WCNY Syracuse, NY
1/3/11 Solo Recital Roberts Wesleyan College