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Deepblue Orches

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia


Member since January 25, 2014

  • The Deep Blue Group Band SummerSchool Fun

    Communication, Communication Design


    Earlier in January DeepBlue had an amazing week at the YoungBlue SummerSchool. We worked with young musicians from across the country at Trinity Lutheran College at the Gold Coast. Their performance “The rise of the Siribots” not only had incredible music and physical performance, but included electronic string improvisations and flashing iphones attached innovatively to violins and cellos! We couldn’t have done it without our sponsors Trinity Lutheran College and QUT, and a massive thank you to the Australian Society of Performing Arts Health Care & Skeletal Harmonics, Sally Thibault and Music Lab. And of course all the mums and dads out there supporting their young musicians!

    SummerSchool at the beach

    DeepBlue are very excited to announce our SummerSchool program will be hitting the Gold Coast in January 2013!

    Held this year at Trinity Lutheran College's Ashmore Rd Campus, this five day creative learning adventure will run from the 7th - 11th of January 8:30am - 4:00pm. Applications are open for string and rock/electronic students going into grade 5 at school and above.

  • The Deep Blue Group Band Contact Information

    Communication, Communication Design


    DeepBlue is a Creative Media Warehouse Pty Ltd project.

    For any general inquiries about DeepBlue, please: Email or write to PO Box 6031 Mooloolah Qld 4553 for YoungBlue enquiries, see Creative Education.


    For all corporate events, private functions and festivals, please contact Greta or Sophie. Bookings =

    Creative Education

    Emma Hales emma(at) For Schools programs, summerschool, YoungBlue and workshops please contact one of our YoungBlue coordinators.

    Community Engagement Coordinator

    Sophie Loades sophie(at) For all Community initiatives including Community groups, local business and Charity programs please contact Sophie


    Greta Kelly greta(at) or call Greta on 0422 588 693


    Julie Collins-Moore For accounts inquiries please contact Julie julie(at)


    Darren Clark For corporate partnerships, investment, business and community development, or other CMW projects please contact Darren dc(at) or call Darren on +61 418 878 566

    Professor Andy Arthurs (QUT) For deepblue research and creative development please contact Andy andy(at) or call Andy on +61 410 551 451. Go here.

  • The Deep Blue Group Originals People

    Arts & Culture, Communication Design


    Unlike the traditional orchestra, deepblue celebrates its people and their individual personalities, attitudes and skills. We believe that it’s crucial in any performance for the performers to communicate and connect with the audience and take the journey together.

    DeepBlue people are passionate people who want to make a difference and want every member of the audience to have an unforgettable experience.

    Hundreds of people and dozens of organizations from all over the world have contributed to the deepblue vision and it is this vast sea of ideas that the deepblue orchestra has been developed from. See it here.

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    Since DeepBlue began, they have constantly interacted with their audience through mobile technology. Initially, inviting their fans to SMS in their dreams and song requests, DeepBlue now get to know their audience via their ground-breaking web app, the hyper – interactive Electronic Show Programme (ESP).

    Audiences use their mobile devices to access the eSP that is full of info about DeepBlue’s music and opportunities for audience to interact in real time with the performers, and an opportunity for us to read your minds! (Is the sound to loud?? Who do you like the most??). Click for more info.

  • The Deep Blue Group Band Events

    Arts & Culture, Communication Design


    Private and Corporate Events, Festivals and Education Programs

    deepblue events has been offering a range of event services for a variety of clients and event coordinators both in Australia and internationally since 2006.

    Since that time clients have included Qld Premiers Department, BHP, Qld Leaders, Shanghai World Expo Australian Pavilion, Brisbane festival, Australian Music Association, Blackberry, Creative3, Hayman Is Resort, Woodford Festival, Qld Department of state development, Australia Post, QUT, Malaysian Food and Wine Festival, Mirvac, QRL, UQ Centenary, SU Qld, Laing O’Rourke, B150, Ipswich City Council, Mackay Festival and to event companies like J2 Events, Zest Factor, Isit Entertainment, Loud Events, Qld Onstage, Essential Experiences & Events, GPJ Australia, and Invigorate.

    We can assist with a range of services from creating a customized 'deepblue' show to sourcing entertainers, live and digital event creation, and a range of innovative event strategies. Please contact us to receive full details of the event services available.

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    DeepBlue’s new show India Stories premieres at Woodford on 27th and 28th December. It’s about our time in India and tells the stories of the young musicians of Dharavi, Mumbai’s largest slum where this creative collaboration began.

    Also come to our New Year’s Eve gig for some of DeepBlue’s favourite party tunes.

    Check out DeepBlue’s Facebook page to see photos of our 2013 tour of Delhi, Ahmedabad and Mumbai. The tour, which was a great mix of concerts and workshops, was kindly supported by QUT and DFAT.

    We thought we should show you some of our inspiration for our India Stories show at Woodford Folk Festival this year!! In 2012 DeepBlue performed in Delhi, Mumbai and Ahmedabad.

    DeepBlue were invited to perform in OzFest (Which is the biggest Australian cultural festival ever staged in India) and supported by their sponsors Queensland University of Technology (QUT).

    The tour involved a series of performances and workshops at BlueFROG venues across India, the National Institute of Design, Private and corporate shows and workshops at schools and with kids from the Dharvi Rocks program in the Mumbai slums.

    We were so inspired by our trip that we have developed a festival show called "India Stories" which we will be premiering at Woodford Folk Festival with a sand artist from Mumbai called Siddhi Yadav. Visit the website.

  • The Deep Blue Group Orchestra ChoralBlue

    Arts & Culture, Communication Design


    ChoralBlue is a unique performance opportunity we offer to local choirs of any age, culture or demographic in the towns we are performing.

    ChoralBlue is a top-secret project! We’ve had a ChoralBlue at every show now on our current tour and it is a huge success. We can’t tell you much more about the project here, but if you would like to find out more email us:

    Check out some responses: “To sing XXX with such a great group of musicians and to a full house was a HIGHLIGHT of my singing life! Thank you ALL!”– Chorister, Whyalla, 2012

    “I think the Deep Blue concept is fantastic, amalgamating the community into their performance and enabling groups such as ourselves and the ‘YoungBlues’ to be part of the evening. Thank you Janette for your leadership during the process and Freddy Mercury for taking all of us to vocal ranges that we only dreamed of…… I would like to commend Deep Blue on their professionalism, warmth and making myself and all the singers very welcomed.. it was wonderful to sing with you all.” Matt Mc, Warnambool 2012

    “Thank you for the opportunity to sing with DeepBlue. The students had a magical night and are still very excited about it all this morning! Good luck with the rest of your performances” Joanne Garnett, Greenock Primary School

  • The Deep Blue Group Orchestra: Research

    Communication, Communication Design


    Thousands of hours of research were undertaken before a single note was performed on stage.

    Under an Australian Research Council Linkage Grant, the partnering research organisations QUT, Creative Media Warehouse, The Brisbane Festival and The Queensland Orchestra undertook extensive reviews of many aspects of traditional and contemporary arts practice. We will publish excerpts from the findings here soon.

    deepblue is committed to ongoing research as a part of the day to day operation and is currently working in partnership with John Kotzas and the Team at QPAC on exploring new techniques for presenting and marketing deep blue.

    Special thanks must also go to QUT for their continued support for the deepblue project and the ongoing search for innovation.

    More information on our research and how to participate coming soon or click here to contact us.

    If you've recently seen a deepblue performance, please Click here to take a short survey and tell us what you thought.

  • The Deep Blue Group Orchestra

    Communication, Communication Design


    deepblue is the orchestra unleashed.

    The performance is charged with emotion and engagement. It's fun, dynamic, entertaining and rule breaking. There is no conductor, no music stands and no stuffy traditions. You don't have to know when to clap and when to be quiet... you can just enjoy it.

    deepblue is part band, part orchestra and part theatre. Whether you like traditional orchestral music or not, you must see deepblue for yourself. The performance is unforgettable and it will change your perception forever.

    deepblue marries the traditional string section of the orchestra with a 5th section - digital and electronics. Cameras, big screens and dynamic lighting. It is a rich mix of classical, pop and film music delivered with magnificent sound light, images and stories.

    deepblue has broken free from the constraints of a traditional orchestra, it is interactive and audience driven.

    It has evolved through audiences wanting to experience the power of the music in a presentation and environment that they have grown to expect from other forms of entertainment. They want the orchestra to be fun again!

    Not only is the performance a reinvention, so to is the business model that drives deep blue. Community engagement and audience development replace tradition marketing and advertising as our primary promotional tools. We deliver a range of initiatives to support this such as young blue, the deepblue Business to Business strategy, the deepblue indoor picnics, a community sponsorshi...