7 May 2021

Striking a chord with the Canberra International Music Festival at Kambri The eclectic sounds of musicians from all over Australia will fill the autumn air at Kambri this April and May, with special performances in the precinct as part of the 2021 Canberra International Music Festival.

Kambri at ANU are proud to announce a partnership with the Canberra International Music Festival (CIMF) and collaborate on presenting innovative art music of exceptional quality.

The starting point of this year’s ten day event is ‘…the idea of Vienna’, but prominent Indigenous artists from Australia take centre stage in this project.

The 2021 Festival runs from 29 April to 9 May.

Friday 7 May
Outdoor Amphitheatre

Grab a bite to eat and enjoy the sounds of ANU School of Music students at Kambri’s picturesque amphitheatre, nestled on Kambri’s Creek.

Burnish Bio

Well-crafted and laid-back Jazz-Pop is the musical premise for the 4-month old Canberran duo Burnish. Ally Hocking-Howe (21) and Nick Chenery (22) are ANU School of Music Students with an eclectic repertoire comprising well-known pop and jazz standards. Since November 2020, Nick and Ally have played a number of private and corporate functions across the ACT with nothing but glowing reviews from patrons. Through the tasteful instrumentation of gorgeous electrified Jazz-Violin and Jazz-Box Guitar, Burnish aim to promote a smooth, jubilant and easy-on-ear atmosphere. With a laid-back vocal approach and stylistic improvisation – Burnish provide the sound to make you close your eyes and go

‘damn, that’s actually good’.

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