Tutor in Residence
Greg Aitken from Brisbane
Greg is a graduate of the Queensland Conservatorium and also QUT. A founding member of the acclaimed quintet Brass Razoo
and more recently the quartet BoB
, he has performed with the Queensland and Adelaide Symphony Orchestras as well as working with many touring musical productions staged at QPAC, including: Wizard of Oz, West Side Story, Boy From Oz
and many others. Well known throughout Australia in the brass band genre, Greg has performed here and abroad with Australian and international bands. He is heavily involved in community music making and was the conductor of Brisbane Brass for 20 years. He is currently the Euphonium lecturer and Director of Brass Band Studies at the Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University, where he directs the Conservatorium Brass Band and Trombone Ensemble. He has held teaching positions at QUT and USQ, and many of his former students occupy positions in various Defence Force bands throughout Australia whilst others have pursued the teaching profession.