Festival Events

Browse our programs, and come get involved with chamber music performances and workshops led by some of Australia’s finest musicians.

Friday 20 July, 7:00pm
Mackay Masonic Temple
57 Wood Street, Mackay 

Join us in this celebration and opening concert of the inaugural Mackay Chamber Music Festival, and stay for a glass of wine and a chat with the Festival Artists.

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Saturday 21 July, 3:00pm
Mackay Masonic Temple
57 Wood Street, Mackay 

Come and be taken away by Australia’s award winning Lyrebird Trio, joined in this concert by two of Australia’s most brilliant and inspiring instrumentalists, Caroline Hopson and Tom Higham.

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Sunday 22 July, 10:00am
Mackay Masonic Temple
57 Wood Street, Mackay

Local string instrumentalists are invited to apply for a masterclass with some of Australia’s finest classical musicians. Registrations for participation have now closed. For more information, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Sunday 22 July, 12:30pm
Mackay Masonic Temple
57 Wood Street, Mackay

Local piano teachers should not miss these sessions! One of Australia’s leading pianists and pedagogues, Angela Turner will compare ways to communicate technical concepts, discuss issues related to performance preparation and confidence, and introduce an exciting selection of repertoire.

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Sunday 22 July, 3:00pm
Mackay Masonic Temple
57 Wood Street, Mackay 

Join us as the sun is setting over the inaugural Mackay Chamber Music Festival. This frolicsome, folk-ish finale promises to go out with a bang! 

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Tickets for the Mackay Chamber Music Festival are available in a Weekend Package or as Single Sessions.

Ticket Prices and Packages

Weekend Packages (4 concerts and masterclass observation)
Adults: $100
Concessions (Pension or Senior Card Holders): $70
School Students and Student Card Holders: $50

Single Ticket Prices
Adults: $30
Concessions (Pension or Senior Card Holders): $20
School Students and Student Card Holders: $15
Opening concert includes complimentary glass of wine/soft drink and cheese

Professional Development Attendance
$30 (includes light lunch)

Masterclasses
$20 participant
$10 observer

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