Date & Time
Sunday August 12 , 2018
Mr Percival, A.K.A. Darren Percival has achieved an outstanding reputation in Australia as an artist, musician, vocal coach and jazz singer of talent, imagination and skill.
Known in Australia as the runner-up from Season 1 of The Voice, Darren’s leaves listeners agape with wonder at his presence and unique tone. With over twenty years of professional experience, he has worked as an entertainer, recording artist, singing teacher and innovator with resounding results.
In 1991, Darren Percival was a finalist in The James Morrison Jazz Scholarship and after grabbing Morrison’s attention, toured with him around Australia at jazz clubs, special events and festivals. Various bookings took a young Mr Percival to stages around the world including a Parliament House concert for President Bill Clinton. For seven years the association with James Morrison lead to numerous television appearances, recording sessions and national touring.
Few artists paint with sound. Darren has travelled on such a colourful musical adventure throughout his career, and has found an original way to reflect his environment in each performance by using only his voice. His journey is simply a wonderful story and a great achievement.
Darren will perform with CQUniversity’s Central Queensland Conservatorium of Music (CQCM). The CQCM is proud of its reputation for providing a supportive, nurturing and friendly environment for exceptional students to work with award-winning staff.
This year will see an expanded program of performances from
9:00am – 9:45am YEPPOON HIGH SCHOOL
10:00am – 10:45pm ST URSULA’S COLLEGE
11:00am – 12:00pm ROCKHAMPTON GRAMMAR SCHOOL
12:15pm – 1:00pm HEIGHTS COLLEGE
1.15pm – 2.30pm THE NATURAL CULTURE
3:00 – 4:30pm DARREN PERCIVAL with
CQUNIVERSITY’S CENTRAL QUEENSLAND CONSERVATORIUM OF MUSIC