Dr. Den told me on the phone he had been playing piano for many years on an amateur level.
He used to make Jazz arrangements and also plays chamber music.
On several occasions he played with the ADO Australian Doctors Orchestra and he knows Miklos Pohl their founder very well Continue reading Barry Den FRANZCO→
Martin Ng is an Australian turntablist and experimental music producer. He started playing turntables at the age of 15, working as a club DJ in the 80’s, but his performing style was too radical for regular clubs, so he gave up conventional DJing in the favor of experimental turntablism techniques. Continue reading Martin Ng→
Jill Forrest is CarillonDoc, PianoDoc and OrganDoc
Growing up in Bathurst in the 1940s, Jill Forrest could hear the bells of the town’s carillon from her home. She never forgot the sound – or the feeling it inspired in her – so much so that in the year she turned 40, well into her medical career, she began lessons in playing the carillon, the largest musical instrument in the world.Continue reading Jill Forrest→
The Australian Doctors Orchestra (ADO) was founded in 1993 by Hobart plastic surgeon and violinist Miki Pohl. He had been intrigued by the disproportionate number of doctors playing at the Mount Buller string music camps, and in the Hobart Chamber Orchestra. He saw the formation of a doctors’ orchestra as an exciting prospect, and his idea became a reality with our first concert in Melbourne in 1993. This featured Melbourne GP William Kimber who played Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor.
In May 1928, Kenyon St Vincent Welch made the first emergency flight from Cloncurry to Julia Creek, on board a De Havilland model DH50 aircraft hired from the Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services Ltd (later to become Qantas)..