Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Mackay Violinist Will Attend Music Camp

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Mackay Violinist Will Attend Music Camp

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Shakira Sellen

Shakira.Sellen@dailymercury.com.au

MUSIC has played an important part in one Mackay man's life.

Glenn Christensen has been playing the violin since he was four years old.

Mr Christensen said he could not live without music, especially the social side.

C[pounds sterling]I love being able to play music with everyone else,C[yen] he said.

C[pounds sterling]I just finished my degree at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music.C[yen]

He said he was looking forward to The Australian Youth Orchestra's National Youth Camp in Canberra in January.

C[pounds sterling]About 200 people attend each year,C[yen] Mr Christensen said.

C[pounds sterling]I've been the past eight years.C[yen]

The program will include tailored programs.

C[pounds sterling]We rehearse intensely for two weeks,C[yen] Mr Christensen said.

C[pounds sterling]It's a full-on program with about eight concerts.

C[pounds sterling]The camp is definitely a highlight. …

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