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Applause for Lithuanian community musician

From listening to her immigrant parents and their friends sing Lithuanian songs late into the night to playing the organ every Sunday at St Casimir Chapel, music has been a big part of Nemira Stapleton’s life. The 2024 Order of Australia Medal recipient shared her story.

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Amir’s pipe dream

For Dr Amir Robin-Karas, playing the Casavant Frères pipe organ in St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral involves much more than touching the keys and the foot pedals. It’s about creating his own little “orchestra”, interpreting the intricate details of the music to make it interesting and alive for those listening.

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