Our final FREE 2014 Foyer Recital will be Sunday 14 Sept 2.30pm - and is The World Theatre's 18th Birthday.
We are pleased to announce that "Up & Coming" will be our special guest performers for this very special recital.
About Up & Coming:
Up & Coming formed in August 2010 and is the O’Donoghue family group consisting of Katelyn 17, Liam 14 and Kasey 12.
For the past 4 years, they have travelled and performed in talent
quests and shows all over Queensland and in Tamworth NSW. Up &
Coming have won the Open Group section at Queensland Champion of
Champions in Brisbane twice, won the Junior Overall Award at the 2012
CCMA in Tamworth and their latest accolade was winning the Overall
Junior Award at the 2013 Gympie Muster Talent Search.
performed in many shows including the 2011 - 2014 Gympie Muster as
part of the Queensland Champion of Champions showcase, Jim Haynes
Morning Variety show and the Bush Laureate Awards in Tamworth for the
past two years. In 2013 the group performed in Tamworth on the Shine
Concert presented by Carter & Carter which showcased nine emerging
artists from Australia and New Zealand. They were also a part of the
Carter & Carter Gospel Choir.
Katelyn is a 2011 and 2014
graduate of the Academy of Country Music in Tamworth and is the current
host of the Jim Haynes Morning Variety show in Tamworth. She has
travelled to New Zealand to perform at the age of 14 and has appeared on
the famous ‘Back to The Tivoli’ variety shows for the past two years at
major venues like Twin Towns and Bankstown Sports Club.
Katelyn is now seventeen and in her final year of school. She enjoys
dancing and is in her second year as a school based apprentice studying
Liam is a 2014 graduate of the Academy of Country
Music in Tamworth. He plays bass guitar and is also learning lead and
rhythm guitar. He enjoys sports and is a very keen fisherman. He began
singing at the age of 6. Liam is in grade 10 and is hoping to secure a
school based apprenticeship for his senior years.
Kasey’s talents is yodelling. She is the 2013 Overall Juvenile Winner
at the Charters Towers CMF and the 2013 Juvenile Female Vocal winner at
Queensland Champion of Champions in Brisbane. She is in grade seven.
Kasey loves animals and dancing. She plays rhythm guitar and is
learning the mandolin.
Along with their parents, Glen &
Karen, they live on a small property north of Charters Towers in North
Queensland and are all home schooled with their mum as home tutor,
through the Cairns School of Distance Education. Katelyn, Liam and Kasey
are the fourth generation of their family to do home schooling.
Up & Coming hope to see what their future holds to fulfil their musical dreams.