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Partnering Book for QMF

PARTNERING WITH QUEENSLAND MUSIC FESTIVAL
PARTNERING WITH QUEENSLAND MUSIC FESTIVAL
MESSAGE FROM THE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR With a vision to transform lives and communities Queensland Music Festival QMF is a celebration of music in all of its many forms It is accessible exciting and inclusive In my tenure as Artistic Director I look forward to shining light on our wonderful talent and to empowering musicians through mentoring programs with local and international artists QMF also leaves incredible legacies in the places it works and I am excited to meet so many extraordinary people and continue making beautiful music with them I am a fiercely proud Queenslander and think we have some of the best musicians in the world I am deeply grateful for this opportunity to be an Artistic Director on this scale and to dream big to sit side stage and in the audience and see Queenslanders shine in new ways The Festival engages deeply with communities to help them find their voice and to create performances that tell their stories I believe QMF is vital as it brings the community of this huge state together in a unique way It uses the power of music to unite us and realise our connection rather than our differences It bridges the gap between the city and the country and tells the everywoman s everyman s story whilst creating innovative new music works I believe QMF is vital as it brings the community of this huge state together in a unique way It uses the power of music to unite us and realise our connection rather than our differences and aspires to help individuals and whole communities discover their own unique voice Katie Noonan Katie Noonan Artistic Director Photo Cybele Malinowski I want you to hear your story and hear your song
MESSAGE FROM THE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR With a vision to transform lives and communities, Queensland Music Festival  QMF  is a ...
TRANSFORMING LIVES COMMUNITIES THROUGH MUSIC Queensland Music Festival is a state wide celebration of musical excellence with an international reputation and an unparalleled geographic reach The organisation has dual charters A biennial state wide music festival engaging communities in large scale original projects Ongoing education programs and annual community projects Score IT Youth Touring Program Cape York Instrumental Program Yarrabah Band Festival Since 1999 the Festival has engaged audiences of more than a million people through projects in 82 regions across the State Photo Colyn Huber The next state wide festival will be held from 7 30 July 2017 QMF HAS REDEFINED THE TRADITIONAL FESTIVAL MODEL TO ENGAGE DEEPLY WITH COMMUNITIES OVER TIME IGNITING ARTISTIC POTENTIAL FROM EARLY CHILDHOOD AND LEAVING A LASTING LEGACY Under the leadership of Artistic Director Katie Noonan our work continues to focus on helping Queenslanders find their unique voice through music and to effect positive social change For example The Isaac Project in central Queensland will focus on youth engagement in a region that has experienced multiple stressors in recent years You re The Voice will raise awareness of domestic violence in Australia and engage men as well as women in the dialogue QMF projects help to build safe caring and inclusive communities through exploring issues while building the capacity and resilience of participants through self expression skills development and strengthening identity QMF partners are integral to the pursuit of this extraordinary vision Join us as we work to inspire communities and create lasting impacts across the State
TRANSFORMING LIVES   COMMUNITIES THROUGH MUSIC Queensland Music Festival is a state-wide celebration of musical excellence...
QMF HISTORY The origins of the Queensland Music Festival date back more than 20 years as the Brisbane Biennial Festival of Music In 1999 the Festival became the Queensland Biennial Festival of Music and in 2005 was re branded as Queensland Music Festival Past and present Artistic Directors include luminaries of the Australian musical landscape Anthony Steel AM Sir Jonathan Mills AO Simone de Haan Richard Mills AM Lyndon Terracini AM Paul Grabowsky AO Deborah Conway James Morrison AM and Katie Noonan Anthony Steel AM 1991 1993 Sir Jonathan Mills AO Richard Mills AM 1995 1997 Simone de Haan 1999 Lyndon Terracini AM 2001 2005 Paul Grabowsky AO 2007 Deborah Conway 2009 2011 James Morrison AM 2013 2015 Katie Noonan 2016 current Over time QMF has redefined its role to reflect an increased focus on capacity building through in depth community engagement Sustained activity over a 24 month cycle allows the organisation to be actively involved with communities in the planning development and presentation of world class community cultural projects
QMF HISTORY  The origins of the Queensland Music Festival date back more than 20 years, as the Brisbane Biennial Festival ...
THE QMF TEAM Led by Artistic Director Katie Noonan and Executive Director Nigel Lavender the QMF Team brings a high level of professionalism across all areas of program delivery management marketing and development QMF is a not for profit company governed by a Board of Directors To sustain community impacts across the State QMF must raise more than 50 of its budget through corporate partnerships philanthropic partnerships donations and grants Our Principal Partners Arts Queensland the Australia Council for the Arts and Brisbane City Council provide base funding for our core projects alongside Local Government partnerships which underpin our regional programs Photo Atmosphere Photography QMF has also established valuable relationships with major universities including The University of Queensland Queensland University of Technology and Griffith University in the delivery of festival events and research projects QMF PATRON His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC Governor of Queensland BOARD OF DIRECTORS Athol Young Chair Rod Wissler Deputy Chair Danielle Duell Karen Hanna Alison Mobbs Victoria Somlyay
THE QMF TEAM  Led by Artistic Director Katie Noonan and Executive Director Nigel Lavender, the QMF  Team brings a high lev...
2015 QUEENSLAND MUSIC FESTIVAL 7 4 million turnover 95 partnerships contributed 3 8m to Festival programs Events inspired media coverage worth 7 4m with an audience reach of 23 8m 835 performances in Brisbane and in 28 regional centres 679 workshops from Burketown to Brisbane 95 of workshops were free to the public 151 380 experienced QMF and 20 193 actively participated 152 Queensland artsworkers were employed by QMF 356 professional artists were engaged to work with communities 10 world premieres and 6 commissions the feel good energy and genuinely heart felt belief in the specialness of this place made even strangers feel as if they d come home QMF audience member Photo Andrew Watson 1496 students from remote and regional towns experienced The Flying Tours
2015 QUEENSLAND MUSIC FESTIVAL   7.4 million turnover 95 partnerships contributed  3.8m to Festival programs Events inspir...
MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS In 2015 QMF engaged Agency North to implement a public relations strategy for the 2015 Festival which resulted in an overwhelming increase in high profile quality media coverage on a local interstate and national level Seven Queensland ABC Classic FM Avant Card PixelFrame Atmosphere Photography Townsville Bulletin North West Star Albert Logan News Gold Coast Bulletin KEY RESULTS PRINTED COLLATERAL DISTRIBUTION From January to December 2015 the following media coverage was achieved 1 771 festival related articles across print and online publications radio and television 7 4 million in Australian Advertising Space Rate ASR value 43 increase on 2013 figures 23 8 million accumulated audience circulation 2015 MEDIA PARTNERSHIPS QMF has over 15 000 followers on social media platforms Queensland Music Festival and Logan City Council present Y SK AL IS IC N TH US TIO R M RA DE S B N N E U GA CEL LO QUEENSLAND MUSIC FESTIVAL YARRABAH ABORIGINAL SHIRE COUNCIL AND TOURISM AND EVENTS QUEENSLAND PRESENT YARRABAH BAND FESTIVAL Logan ARCHIE ROACH MONTAIGNE Sat 1 Sun 2 Aug 6 30pm Football Field Logan Brothers Rugby League Club Free Event qmf org au MORE INFORMATION Gates open 3pm Arrive early to secure your spot Bring a blanket chair or cushion Food will be available for purchase This is an alcohol free event For more information visit qmf org au logan Supported by Audi Centre Springwood This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council its arts funding and advisory body IKEA Queensland Music Festival is an initiative of the Queensland Government SAT 5 NOV 2016 5 30PM BISHOP MALCOLM PARK FREE EVENT YARRABAH BRASS BAND SHELLIE MORRIS DAVID HUDSON YARRABAH STATE SCHOOL YARRABAH HIGH SCHOOL ST AUGUSTINE S COLLEGE This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Department of Communications and the Arts Festivals Australia program and through the Australia Council its arts funding and advisory body The Queensland Government is proud to support the Yarrabah Band Festival through Tourism and Events Queensland as part of the It s Live in Queensland events calendar showcasing Australia s best live events in Australia s best destinations The Yarrabah Artist in Residence program is supported by the Frazer Family Foundation Festivals Australia DIGITAL MEDIA 230 847 website visits since 2013 The Courier Mail The Sunday Mail Channel Nine ABC Local Radio 612 ABC Brisbane An epic celebration of place a story of joy and identity of the ordinary and the extraordinary on a scale you ve never seen before In 2015 30 000 printed copies of the 56 page QMF program guide were distributed via Posterbill festival venues information booths local council QMF database and targeted locations state wide Thirty five individual event specific marketing campaigns saw over 2 025 A3 posters 25 750 event programs and 223 500 flyers printed and distributed state wide Queensland Music Festival is an initiative of the Queensland Government
MARKETING   COMMUNICATIONS  In 2015, QMF engaged Agency North to implement a public relations strategy for the 2015 Festiv...
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46 81 63 68 44 49 41 7 3 10 28 19 74 2 Since 1999 QMF has worked in 82 regions across Queensland As a music festival with the largest geographic reach in the world we offer our partners choice flexibility and access to a wide range of key target audiences QMF EVENT LOCATIONS SINCE 1999 9 59 55 30 57 72 71 50 54 8 61 35 33 37 29 39 67 27 64 56 18 22 53 14 16 69 31 76 32 43 13 73 24 47 48 60 79 11 36 62 21 23 45 70
46  81 63  68  44  49  41  7  3  10  28  19  74  2  Since 1999 QMF has worked in 82 regions across Queensland. As a music ...
TRANSFORMING LIVES COMMUNITIES THROUGH MUSIC Music is a universal language and has the power to transform experiences and transcend barriers At QMF we are proud to work with Queenslanders from all walks of life providing opportunities to engage in projects that deliver important outcomes for individuals and communities Here are some of the ways you can help to make a difference Over generations music has been an effective way of inspiring change through giving hope to the marginalised and galvanising social movements Many of our projects are developed in partnership with communities to address a particular need such as reducing isolation of seniors changing perceptions about people who have disabilities addressing gender inequality and fostering greater intercultural understanding We believe that musical excellence and social conscience can come together to create powerful impact In 2017 our program will continue to grapple with important issues including domestic violence engaging those who are often left out including seniors and people with disabilities and closing the gap for Indigenous communities Your support can help to create positive change in our society through supporting music projects that make a difference The work of QMF touches communities families artists children seniors Queenslanders from all walks of life Queenslanders are generous in heart and mind your help enables us to make a real difference in the communities that we partner with throughout the State Thank you Nigel Lavender Executive Director QMF Photo Atmosphere Photography 1 INCLUSIVE CARING CONNECTED COMMUNITIES
TRANSFORMING LIVES   COMMUNITIES THROUGH MUSIC Music is a universal language, and has the power to transform experiences a...
2 YOUTH ENGAGEMENT MENTAL HEALTH Contemporary youth face profound challenges with disengagement anxiety and loss of hope reaching crisis point among high school students Engagement through music has proven to be an effective way of building resilience among youth through providing a means of self expression a safe space to explore identity and a sense of belonging Large scale participatory projects such as Under This Sky Logan 2015 have engaged hundreds of young people in creative processes skills and leadership development Photo Atmosphere Photography We are fortunate to work in partnership with community organisations and schools throughout the State to ensure strong support for those experiencing mental health challenges Over 2016 2018 QMF will work with communities across the Isaac Region with a strong focus on youth engagement and fostering dialogue around mental health Your support will make an important difference in the lives of young people through enabling participation in a project that will ignite a sense of hope and belonging all those hours and years of practicing your craft just for one night of my happiness and for the feeling in my heart that I am not alone on this planet and that there is hope for humanity what you do makes such a difference to society to the future I m so grateful to you and inspired by you City of Logan resident Under the Sky QMF 2015
2. YOUTH ENGAGEMENT   MENTAL HEALTH Contemporary youth face profound challenges, with disengagement, anxiety and loss of h...
Queensland stretches over a vast geographic area and is home to diverse communities many of whom face significant barriers due to distance and isolation Regional engagement is at the heart of QMF s commitment as a state wide festival Projects such as Heart of an Open Country Tambo 2013 Behind the Cane Bowen 2011 and Mount Isa Celebrates Mount Isa 2015 provide regional communities with the opportunity to develop skills and tell their own unique story with the support of leading artists and professional artsworkers Touring programs such as Flying Tours and the Youth Touring Program bring professional artists and productions to some of our most remote and isolated communities from Birdsville to Burketown Philanthropic support is essential to fulfilling our regional engagement commitment With your support we can reach more regional and remote communities 4 WORK WITH INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES QMF has worked with Indigenous communities throughout the State for many years including projects such as Yarrabah Band Festival 2013 ongoing Cape York Instrumental Project 2011 ongoing and Ailan Kores in the Torres Strait 2008 2013 Our work includes instrumental education programs that help to improve education outcomes for Aboriginal students as well as intergenerational music programs that celebrate culture and language and contribute to community health well being and development in a number of ways Yarrabah Band Festival is a key example of a multi year project where we work hand in hand with a community to build capacity bringing leading talent such as Archie Roach and Montaigne to collaborate on a spectacular event that features broad community participation With your support we can continue to work with communities on long term projects that deliver a broad range of education economic and community wellbeing benefits to those most in need Photo Brad Newton 3 REGIONAL ENGAGEMENT
Queensland stretches over a vast geographic area, and is home to diverse communities, many of whom face significant barrie...
5 COMMISSIONING NEW WORK Original music creates a legacy for generations to come It evokes a sense of place and connects us through a shared voice QMF has commissioned more than 120 original works since its inception in 1999 and is proud to play a role in celebrating Queensland s place in the cultural landscape through music Photo Lian D Netto In 2017 QMF will honour John Curro the founder of Queensland Youth Orchestra with a new work by Brisbane based composer Thomas Green QMF has also commissioned works by leading Australian composers including Elena Kats Chernin Iain Grandage Andree Greenwell and William Barton Your support will help to tell the Queensland story through music 6 NURTURING QUEENSLAND ARTISTS AND ARTSWORKERS Queensland has a wealth of creative talent and passionate artsworkers who are essential to making artistic vision a reality QMF actively seeks to nurture artists and artsworkers through professional opportunities and mentorship as part of our commitment to helping build vibrant creative communities throughout the State In 2017 mentorships will focus on career development opportunities for emerging regional artists with a particular focus on increasing the number of women represented amongst composers and creators of original music Your support will help to ensure the next generation of Queensland creatives reaches its potential
5. COMMISSIONING NEW WORK Original music creates a legacy for generations to come. It evokes a sense of place, and connect...
CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPS Queensland Music Festival provides significant opportunities for branding and publicity as well as connecting audiences with our business partners We invite your company to begin a new partnership with the QMF by collaborating with us through Unparalleled opportunities to align your Corporate Social Responsibility objectives with QMF community projects Positive brand alignment Partnerships are central to realising the aspirations of communities throughout Queensland QMF and our partners share a collective vision to make a difference to the quality of life in Queensland For more information or to discuss partnering with QMF please contact the Business Development Director Simon Buchanan on 07 3010 6613 or simon qmf org au Access to state wide and local audiences Broad media coverage national and local Recognition across an extensive marketing campaign Promotional signage at events Evaluation and research outcomes Access to influential corporate and local state and federal government representatives Generous corporate hospitality and ticketing packages At Hutchies we re passionate about staying connected with our communities giving back and doing the right thing Everyone wants to live work and play in vibrant communities and our partnership with QMF has allowed us to reach new audiences raise our profile with locals and visitors and contribute to the cultural fabric of Queensland Scott Hutchinson Chairman Hutchinson Builders Photo Atmosphere Photography Building awareness and giving back to the community
CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPS  Queensland Music Festival provides significant opportunities for branding and publicity, as well a...
A DONATION TO TRANSFORM COMMUNITIES QMF works with people from diverse backgrounds throughout the State to effect positive change through access to transformative musical experiences including our ongoing projects with Indigenous regional and remote communities This work would not be possible without the support of our partners who help to enable our work throughout Queensland including Tim Fairfax Family Foundation the Bryan Foundation and the Frazer Family Foundation If you are interested in supporting our community projects through a philanthropic gift please contact Wendy Mansell Philanthropy Consultant wendy qmf org au 07 3010 6620 Photo IInge Gajczak QMF is a Deductible Gift Recipient and Tax Concession Charity Donations are entirely directed to community programming and do not go towards administration costs or salaries Charitable tax receipts will be issued for all donations over 20 The Tim Fairfax Family Foundation shares a common goal with Queensland Music Festival to afford remote and regional Queenslanders opportunities equal to their metropolitan counterparts We support the Festival to sustain and grow its engagement programs and we are very pleased with the strength and breadth of community impacts across the State Sam Jorgensen Tim Fairfax Family Foundation
A DONATION TO TRANSFORM COMMUNITIES QMF works with people from diverse backgrounds throughout the State to effect positive...
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