Virtuoso Profile

Jason Bunn
Viola

Jason is a violist with Orchestra Victoria and has a keen interest in folk and country music


About Me

Jason Bunn has held the position of Tutti Viola in Orchestra Victoria since 2000, and is often called upon to play Associate Principal Viola.

Jason studied at the University of Melbourne with Christopher Martin and Spiros Rantos between 1988 and 1992. Before joining Orchestra Victoria he performed with the Melbourne Symphony, Tasmanian Symphony, and the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra. As a chamber musician, he performs regularly with the Waratah String Quartet and the Parkville Ensemble, as well as playing for contemporary ensembles including Elision, Aphids and Topology.

 In 2007 Jason spent a year in Europe, having some tuition from Garfield Jackson of the Endellion String Quartet, and working with the Holland Symfonia, the Rotterdams Kamerorkest and the Oldenburgisches Staatsorchester.

He also has a keen interest in folk and country music, playing with several local bands and songwriters. His current band “Jemma and the Clifton Hillbillies” was nominated for best country album in the 2015 Age Music Victoria Awards.

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