Maria Salmon wins the Sunshine Cost Council ’s Australia Day Award for Creative Industries.
Japan Tour (Shinagawa Junior Philharmonic Orchestra, Iwakura High School Wind Ensemble, Kamakura Junior Orchestra, Osaka Gakugei High School & Kyoto Girls Junior & Senior High School).
Australia Day award Creative category for Music Director Maria Salmon
Annual Camp at Luther Heights Coolum
Chamber Strings concert with Buderim Male choir
Strings concert at Stella Maris with presentation of Audi Bursary to Dekota Berkery
Bands Concert at Chancellor Park School – farewell Calvin Hunter and tribute to patron Loma Carter by grandson Matt Duggan
Retirement Community Concert at Lake Kawana community centre
“Jazz” themed concert at Lifepoint Baptist church
Gala Concert at Mathew Flinders Performance Centre
Christmas Workshop at Lake Kawana Community Centre
Small string ensembles played at the following functions: Council Awards Breakfast, Council Art Awards, Lions Club District Convention, Buderim Ladies Bowling Club and View Club.
Sunshine Coast Junior Eisteddfod: Youth Symphony won first place, the Wind Symphony second place, combined primary students first place, the Chamber Strings first place, the primary small groups 2nd place, the under 18 quartet WW first place, the under 18 WW duet 1st place, the under 18 string quartet 3rd place, the under 15 string quartet, 1st and third place, the under 12 string quartet second place.
Music Director: Maria Salmon
Youth Symphony Conductor: Chelsey Eunson (nee Thomas)
Wind Symphony Conductor: Jodie Lutherborrow
Concert Band Conductor: Jodie Lutherborrow
Chamber Strings Conductor: Maria Salmon & Isabel McCafferty conductor in training
Sinfonia Conductor: Jo Ramsey
Amati Conductor: Maria Salmon
Stage Band Conductor: Andrew Eunson