Conductor

Philip Paine

Philip was appointed conductor of Burnside Symphony Orchestra in 2013.

He completed his Bachelor of Music at the Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music in 1988. He took up his first appointment in Sydney as a tutti horn player with the Elizabethan Theatre Trust, now the Australian Opera & Ballet Orchestra. In 1992 he was appointed to a position in the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. He completed a Masters degree in performance at the University of Adelaide in 1995.

Philip has performed with the Queensland, Tasmanian and Melbourne Symphony Orchestras and the Adelaide Chamber Orchestra in tutti and principal positions. He has played as a member of the Adelaide Brass Quintet and performed as soloist with the Burnside and Unley Symphony Orchestras, Barossa Chamber Music Festival and Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.

Philip is horn tutor at the Elder Conservatorium of Music. He has also been a tutor for the Australian Youth Orchestra and specialist in brass for AYO auditions.

His introduction to conducting was in 1988 with the Glenorchy City Concert Brass. In 2009 he was appointed music director of the Hahndorf Town Band and, in 2010 was conductor of the Adelaide Sinfonia.

Past conductors

John Black 1956-1963
Malcolm John 1964-1966
David Cubbin 1967-1968
Robert Cooper 1968-1981
Jim Ferguson 1982-1988
Alphonse Anthony 1989-1993
Martin Butler 1994-2008
Bryan Griffiths 2010-2012

Occasional conductors

Grant Dickson 1992
Bruce Stewart 1994, 1995
David Sharp 1997, 1998
Joanna Drimatis 2007, 2008, 2009
Neil Thompson 2009
Kevin Cameron 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010
Alwin Kidney 2007, 2011
Kim Worley 2009, 2010
Aldis Sils 2012
Sebastian Phlox 2016, 2017
Tully Brookes 2017

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