Mon 18th March
Townsville Grammar School student, Thomas Gray, has been selected as a finalist in the Queensland Music Festival Film-scoring competition, ScoreIT!
The Year 9 student is the only finalist from North Queensland in any section and only one of just four finalists from across Queensland in the Junior (Year 7-10) section.
Score IT! is a state-wide film-scoring competition open to all secondary school students in Queensland. The competition challenges young composers to create an original composition to accompany a short film produced by Griffith Film School.
To enter, students must create a soundtrack using instruments of their choice. Entrants are judged by an expert panel including Katie Noonan and award-winning screen composer and orchestrator, Cameron Patrick, (known for orchestrating films including Spider-Man: Homecoming) as well as industry leaders from Griffith Film School, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University and Queensland School of Film and TV.
Thomas has been invited to travel to Brisbane in July for a number of composition workshops and masterclasses led by senior lecturers from the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University, and also take part in a
At the conclusion of the ceremony, students from Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University will perform the winning composition from the open Year 7-12 category.