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Joannes Roose

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Joannes Roose studied conducting in Vienna on a Churchill Fellowship, and upon his return to Australia founded the Sinfonia of Adelaide, and directed the Adelaide University Choral Society, the Adelaider Liedertafel, and numerous orchestral performances. He has been Musical Director for the Adelaide Festival Centre Trust in two outstandingly successful seasons of Gilbert and Sullivan operas, the South Australian Theatre Company, guest conductor with the ABC Adelaide Singers, The Elder Conservatorium Orchestra and the Adelaide Metropolitan Light Opera Company.

Joannes has conducted the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra in a wide range of recordings, subscription concerts and live-to-air National FM broadcasts, and presented over 200 concerts for school children with the TSO and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. As Dean of the Tasmanian Conservatorium he directed the Conservatorium's orchestra, and conducted numerous opera and oratorio productions.

Since returning to Melbourne, he has directed orchestral and wind ensemble training programs for schools such as Toorak College (Mt Eliza) and the Geelong College, MacRobertson Girls' High School, the State Education Department and the Victorian College of the Arts. Joannes conducted the Frankston Symphony Orchestra for five years, appears as a regular guest conductor of the Zelman Symphony and Stonnington Symphony Orchestra. He is currently Musical Director of the Melbourne Sinfonia and the Victorian Concert Orchestra.

Joannes has appeared with the Zelman Symphony on a number of occasions, including Great Classics on 3 September 2004 and our Boroondara Eisteddfod concerts, incorporating the National Pharmacies Piano Concerto Award Final, on 24 June 2005 and 24 June 2006, and will appear in the performance of Beethoven's Choral Symphony on 25 November 2006.

Joannes Roose has appeared with the Zelman Symphony in the following concerts:

25 November 2006
24 June 2006
24 June 2005
3 September 2004
29 March 2003
10 September 2000


The above details were supplied by the individual conductor and were current at the time of their last performance with the Zelman Symphony.

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