As well as enabling the acquisition of the Fazioli piano, Georgian Peter Knight and family fund the Knight Family Scholarship, providing an annual scholarship to a resident of St George’s College pursuing studies in music at the University of Western Australia.
04/02/2013: The Fazioli Arrives
The Fazioli 278 Concert Grand Piano arrives at St George’s College through the support of Peter Knight and the Knight Family, The University of Western Australia and Snadens Pianos.
10/03/2013: Inaugural Concert
The inaugural concert at St George’s College takes place – a piano recital on the recently acquired Fazioli 278, and St George’s College Concert Series is founded.
22/09/2013: First Chamber Orchestra Concert
St George’s College hosts its first small-scale orchestral concert, Appalachian Spring, in conjunction with the Swan Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra.
01/02/2014: The First Resident Music Fellow
Pianist Raymond Yong is appointed the first Resident Music Fellow at St George’s College.
10/05/2014: Inaugural Intercollegiate Piano Competition
St George’s hosts the first Intercollegiate Piano Competition, between students of University of Western Australia residential colleges.
08/12/2014: Inaugural Summer Music Academy
The first Summer Music Academy is hosted, in partnership with the School of Music at the University of Western Australia.
22/12/2014: 'Christmas in the Quad' Founded
The annual Christmas in the Quad concert is founded, the inaugural concert seeing over 1100 guests at St George’s College.
16/03/2015: The Mark Stevenson Harpsichord
A Mark Stevenson harpsichord is permanently loaned to St George’s College by the family of performer and educator Jillian Belbin.
10/05/2014: First Piano Concerto
The first piano concerto performance at St George’s College takes place, with pianist Aidan Boase playing movements from the Yellow River Piano Concerto.
26/09/2015: Early Music Fundraising Dinner
St George’s College hosts the Early Music Fundraising Dinner to support the ‘Perth Early Music Project’, an initiative devised to create an early music ensemble mentored by Emeritus Professor Paul Wright. Sara Macliver performs with the Musician’s Table ensemble, featuring artists Paul Wright, Stewart Smith, Noeleen Wright and Lucas O’Brien.
10/10/2015: Kathryn Stott & Paul Wright in Recital
World renowned pianist and Yo-Yo Ma collaborator, Kathryn Stott, visits the College and delivers a recital at the College with Paul Wright.
01/12/2015: Clough Scholarships Founded
A donation from Harrold Clough enables the College to create positions for 3 Clough Scholars for 3 years.
05/12/2015: Maxim Vengarov Masterclass
The College hosts renowned violinist Maxim Vengerov for a masterclass in association with Musica Viva.
21/12/2015: First Performance of a Full Symphonic Orchestra
Christmas in the Quad sees the first performance of a full symphonic orchestra at the College, and the first performance of a large ensemble in the open air.
01/03/2016: Young & Emerging Artists Initiative
In 2016, Music at St George’s College launched the new Young and Emerging Artists initiative, founded to provide gifted musicians access to opportunities for the development of higher level chamber music skills, prior to and beyond university.
05/06/2016: Chamber Orchestra Gala Lauch
The Chamber Orchestra of St George's College focuses on developing and extending ensemble skills beyond university studies for recent graduates and young professionals.
03/07/2016: Early Music Ensemble Launch
The Early Music Ensemble at St George’s is formed by gifted tertiary and post-tertiary artists with a keen interest in early music.
30/10/2016: The Spring Fair
The College's female acapella group, the Mockingbirds, performs at the annual St George's Spring Fair.