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16hr Music Marathon: A Fundraiser for our Firefighters

29 February 2020 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 pm AEDT

Entry by donation

The bushfires in Australia have devastated our land and communities. Our firefighters have faced, and are still facing, countless hours of fighting fires as they battle to protect homes, properties, native forests and animals. This fundraiser is a tribute to their endurance, resilience and strength.

The Music Marathon

40 established and emerging classical musicians in Melbourne and Sydney will come together to perform a 16-hour music marathon. Starting from 7am, the performances will run continuously until 11pm.  Audiences are invited to enjoy the music and reflect on the relentless work of Australian firefighters. Entry will be with on-site cash/card donations, all are welcome.

Donations can be made through the GoFundMe page.

100% of funds raised through this Music Marathon will be donated to the Country Fire Authority and Brigades Fund (CFA). 

What the money will be used for

The Trustee for the CFA: All revenues are vested in Victorian volunteer fire brigades. The brigades use these funds for a wide range of emergency service purposes including the acquisition of additional equipment such as vehicles, defibrillators, and thermal imaging cameras, as well as fire station improvements.

Musician line-up
7.00am Natasha Lin (piano, director)
7.30am Rathdowne Quartet
8.00am Ensemble Goldentree
8.30am Nick Slaney (piano)
9.00am Bei Mi Chen
Miliah Dee (piano)
Tenki Khoo (piano)
Lucas Chan (piano)
Frances Chan (piano)
9.30am Kit Millais (trombone)
10.00am Nadia Koudasheva (piano)
10.30am Luke Howard (piano)
11.00am William James Schmidt (piano)
12.00pm Matthew Kneale (bassoon)
1.00pm Daniel Nistico (classical guitar)
2.00pm Natasha Lin:
Yanning Ho Susanna Leung (piano)
2.30pm Belinda Liew (cello)
3.00pm Stefan Cassomenos (piano)
4.00pm Tristan Lee (piano)
4.30pm Daniel Nistico:
David and Olalla Parker (classical guitars)
5.00pm Nathan Liow
Kelvin Nguyen (piano)
Ray Liang (piano)
Richard Liang (piano)
Yii Ying Tan (piano)
6.00pm Yiyun Gu (piano)
6.30pm Alex Mathew & Georgina Lewis (voice, piano)
7.00pm Coady Green-Smith (piano)
8.00pm Yiyun Gu (piano)
8.30pm Gintaute Gataveckaite (piano)
9.00pm Willard Zhong (violin)
9.30pm Natasha Lin
Michelle Fan (piano)
10.00pm Chris Nankervis Christopher James (piano)
10.30pm Mila Li (violin)
11pm end



29 February 2020
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Entry by donation
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Tempo Rubato
34 Breese Street
Brunswick, Victoria 3056 Australia
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