Festival Events

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

Friday 19 July, 7:00pm
Mackay Masonic Temple
57 Wood Street, Mackay

Join us in this celebration and opening concert of the Mackay Chamber Music Festival, be moved by exquisite music, and stay on afterwards to mingle with the musicians over some complimentary refreshments and snacks.

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Saturday 20 July, 3:00pm
Mackay Masonic Temple
57 Wood Street, Mackay

What happens when you combine music written centuries ago with the music of composers who are still alive and kicking? Come along and be moved, surprised, and never bored!
And after the concert, feel free to join the festival musicians in a Q&A session!

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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: $120
Concessions (Pension or Senior Card Holders): $70
School Students and Student Card Holders: $50

Single Ticket Prices
Adults: $40
Concessions (Pension or Senior Card Holders): $30
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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Saturday 20 July, 8:00pm
Mackay Masonic Temple
57 Wood Street, Mackay

This concert showcases the works of two of the most important siblings and composers of the 19th century, Fanny and Felix Mendelssohn.

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Sunday 21 July, 9:00am
Mackay Masonic Temple
57 Wood Street, Mackay

Local piano and strings students are invited to apply for masterclasses with some of Australia’s finest classical musicians.

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Sunday 21 July, 12:30pm
Mackay Masonic Temple
57 Wood Street, Mackay

Local piano teachers should not miss these sessions with one of Australia’s leading pianists and pedagogues, Angela Turner.

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

Everyone has a story to tell, whether they be fairy tales told in childhood, stories of war, fables and mysteries, or tales from travels to far away and exotic places. The final concert of the 2019 MCMF promises to be a tale of epic proportions, with the music of Stravinsky, Ravel and Tchaikovsky keeping you on the edge of your seat.

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