Port Macquarie student George Teasdell to have original composition performed by Queensland Youth Orchestra

By Emma Siossian

He already knows it is a path he will follow after school.

“I 100 per cent want to pursue music,” George said.

“I love it, it’s really my voice that I get my ideas out with.

“I haven’t composed for that long but I have always been playing instruments.

George is a Year 11 student at Port Macquarie’s St Columba Anglican School in northern New South Wales.

Earlier this year he entered the annual Artology Fanfare Competition, which sought original short, fanfare compositions from young people aged from 12 to 21.

The competition aims to encourage budding young composers from across Australia.

George enthusiastically explains how he created his piece titled The Overground Underture, which accentuates certain beats.

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