Management of the Orchestra

MBSO is an incorporated association (Moreton Bay Symphony Orchestra Inc.) and has been so for over 20 years. MBSO is governed by a committee which consists of ten current players, each of whom has a specific role. New ideas are always welcome! Committee positions are by nomination at the AGM from members of the orchestra.

2015 MBSO Management Committee

President: Eve Brown
Vice President: Robyn Holmes
Secretary: Stacey Cooke
Treasurer: Caitlin Jordan
Librarian: Helen Andrews
Publications Officer: Ryan Nunn
Publicity Officer: Ruth Petrovic
Fundraising Coordinator: Robyn Holmes
Property Manager: Paul Peloe
MBSO Youth Symphony Representative: Kate Walker
MBSO Chamber Ensemble Representatives: Kerynne Birch
MBSO Friends' Coordinator: Stella Snape-Jenkinson

Ex Officio Positions

Musical Director: Bronwyn Gibbs
Conductor - MBSO Junior Strings: Katie Lawton
Concertmaster - MBSO: Katie Lawton
Concertmaster - MBSO Youth Symphony: Tameka Smith
Auditor: John Amies

Life Members

Mary Cupitt David Judd
Jaye Guarrera Kay Strachan

Upcoming Events


Mendelssohn Concert   

Time:  2:00 PM

Venue:  Clontarf Beach State High School Hall, Isobel Street, Clontarf   (Map)


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Other Publications

MBSO Scholarship Application Form 2018.pdf (PDF)

2018 Concert Series.pdf (PDF)

Information Flyer for Youth and Junior Ensembles (PDF)

Become a Friend of MBSO in 2018 (PDF)

Application Form (for JS and YS) (PDF)


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MBSO Perform's Mendelssohn

APRIL 28 AT 2PM - The Moreton Bay Symphony Orchestra (MBSO), MBSO Youth Symphony & MBSO Junior Strings present a concert of the works of German composer Felix Mendelssohn. Featuring Solo Violinist Andre Allavena from the Brisbane Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Bronwyn Gibbs. Clontarf Beach State High School Hall, Isobel Street (Opposite end of Weaber Street), Clontarf. Tickets: Adults $20 Concession $15 Students: $10 Primary School: Free Tickets available NOW at:

MBSO Introduces Scholarships in 2018

 In 2018 the Moreton Bay Symphony Orchestra is providing scholarships that are open to players from primary school age to 25 years. A successful applicant will have a minimum AMEB Grade 4 standard in their chosen instrument for the MBSO Youth Symphony, and/or minimum AMEB Grade 5 standard in their chosen instrument if they wish to also play in MBSO. If you fit this category, and play either Bass Clarinet, Trumpet, Bassoon or Tuba, you are invited to apply. The available scholarships include paid membership and free instrument hire (tuba and bass clarinet) for one year. Click on the 'MBSO Scholarship Application Form 2018.pdf' under 'Other Publications' on the right-hand-side column.

Join the MBSO Youth Symphony and MBSO Junior Strings ensembles in 2018

Know someone who is learning an instrument or in school and playing an instrument? Love playing in an environment with like-minded people? Have a passion for music? Join the MBSO Youth Symphony and MBSO Junior Strings ensembles in 2018! Click on the "Information Flyer for Youth and Junior Ensembles" under "Other Publications" on the right-hand-side column.