Conductor (Junior Gondwana)
Kylie Los graduated in 2002 from the Queensland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Music (Distinction), studying piano under Mark Gibson. She was later a member of Opera Queensland’s Developing and Young Artist Programs (Repetiteur) and assisted with the musical preparation for many productions. Kylie has also had a strong involvement with Opera Queensland’s Education Programs.
Kylie worked as an accompanist for Voices of Birralee for several years, including playing for their international tour to the UK and Europe in 2010.
In this same year, Kylie also undertook overseas training, studying in Germany with Michael Clark before commencing a Master of Music (Repetiteur) at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London, where she studied with Laura Roberts and graduated with Distinction. She was also awarded the Concert Recital Diploma. Kylie was subsequently a Guildhall Artists Fellow, studying and working in London from 2011 – 2013. In 2013 Kylie was assistant conductor and chorus master for the Guildhall School’s production of Le nozze di Figaro. She was then repetiteur for Grange Park Opera’s production Les Carmélites and played orchestral keyboard in performances with the English Chamber Orchestra. In 2014, Kylie returned to London as principal repetiteur for Grange Park Opera’s La traviata.
Since returning to Australia, Kylie has conducted several choirs as well as working as a performer, accompanist and piano teacher. She currently conducts the adult SATB community choir, the Hillbrook Chorale, and has previously conducted the award winning The Gap State School Choirs, the auditioned adult chamber choir Choral Connection, as well as being a conductor for Education Queensland’s Metropolitan Region Choral Honours Program in 2018 and 2019. In 2020 Kylie will conduct Education Queensland’s Singfest festival for primary aged school students. She is also a sessional staff member at the Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University. Kylie is delighted to be a conductor for Junior Gondwana at the National Choral School 2020.