Our Virtuosi

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Adam Chalabi
Violin

Adam Chalabi is first violinist of the internationally renowned Tinalley String Quartet and Associate Professor of Violin at the University of Queensland

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Alan Vivian
Clarinet

Alan Vivian is a legendary performer and teacher of the Australian clarinet world

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Alex Morris
Clarinet

Alex is the Principal Bass Clarinet of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra

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Amelia Coleman
Oboe

Amelia Coleman is an Australian oboist who currently holds the position of oboe and english horn in the Finnish National Opera

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Andrew Mitchell
Clarinet

Andrew has been Principal Bass Clarinet of Orchestra Victoria since 1989, and has lectured at the University of Melbourne and Monash University

Andrew Seymour
Clarinet

Andrew is Principal Clarinet with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra and Lecturer in Clarinet at UTAS

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Andrew Smith
Saxophone

Andrew is a member of Nexas Quartet and lectures at the Australian Institute of Music

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Andy Hines
Cello

Andrew Hines holds the position of Acting Assistant Principal Cello in the Opera Australia Orchestra

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Ann Blackburn
Oboe

Ann is an Oboist with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

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Anthony Pope
Trumpet

Anthony has been a trumpeter with Orchestra Victoria since 1999 and teacher at the Monash University and the University of Melbourne

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Antoinette Halloran
Voice

Soprano Antoinette Halloran performs regularly with all the major Australasian opera companies and symphony orchestras

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Ashley Smith
Clarinet

Ashley is an Assistant Professor at the University of Western Australia where he is the Head of Wind

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Barry Cockroft
Saxophone

Barry has played saxophone with Australia's major orchestras and is one of the most widely performed and recorded composers of his generation

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Ben Anderson
Trombone

Benjamin is Principal Bass Trombone of Orchestra Victoria

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Ben Hoadley
Bassoon

Ben leads a busy and diverse musical life as a performer, teacher and composer internationally

Ben Opie
Oboe

Ben is a renowned freelance musician and educator based in Melbourne

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Benjamin Martin
Piano

Benjamin is currently pianist for Firebird Trio, and has been on the piano teaching staff at The University of Melbourne since 1998.

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Bonita WIlliams
Double Bass

Bonita is a full-time member of the Opera Australia Orchestra, based at the Sydney Opera House

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Brett Kelly
Trombone

Brett Kelly has been the Principal Trombone of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra since 1981

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Bridget Bolliger
Flute

Bridget is the founder and Artistic Director of the New Sydney Wind Quintet and the Sydney Chamber Music Festival

Brock Imison
Bassoon

Brock Imison is the Principal Contrabassoon of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

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Calvin Bowman
Piano, Organ

Dr Bowman is an experienced performer and educator in organ and piano, as well as a prolific composer specialising in the form of artsong

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Carla Blackwood
French Horn

Carla is Lecturer in French Horn Performance at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music

Celia Craig
Oboe

Celia is an internationally recognised oboist and former Principal of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

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Conall McClure
Oboe

Conall has been Principal Oboe of the Opera Australia Orchestra since 2005

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Craig Hill
Clarinet

Craig Hill has been a member of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO) clarinet section since 1991, and is a specialist on period clarinets

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Dafydd Camp
Oboe

Dafydd is Principal Cor Anglais of Orchestra Victoria

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Damien Eckersley
Double Bass

He is currently a member of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and is Coordinator of Double Bass at the Australian National Academy of Music

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Dan Mendelow
Trumpet

Daniel Mendelow is the former Sydney Symphony Orchestra's Principal Trumpet of 34 years

David Griffiths
Clarinet

David is Senior Lecturer in Clarinet at the University of Melbourne and a member of Ensemble Liaison and the Australia Ensemble @UNSW

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David Musk
Trumpet

David teaches trumpet full-time at Scotch College and is a visiting tutor at both Monash and Melbourne University

David Paterson
Piano

David is a pianist who specializes in chamber music in addition to his commitments as an avid educator

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David Rowden
Clarinet

David is Co-Artistic Director and Founder of Omega Ensemble, and is on staff at the University of Newcastle

David Thomas
Clarinet

David is Principal Clarinet of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO) and Head of Woodwind at the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM)

Dean Newcomb
Clarinet

Dean is Principal Clarinet of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and Lecturer at the Elder Conservatorium

Deborah Hart
French Horn

Deborah is an orchestral musician and qualified Acceptance and Commitment Therapy practitioner, who uses her knowledge to help musicians experiencing performance anxiety

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Delyth Stafford
Harp

Delyth performs with most Symphony Orchestras in Australia, playing on a regular basis with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Orchestra Victoria

Derek Jones
Flute

Derek is the Head of Performance, and Head of Woodwind at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music

Dr Diana Tolmie
Saxophone, Clarinet

Diana is full time Lecturer, Professional Practice at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University

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Doug Eyre
Bassoon

Douglas Eyre holds the position of Principal Bassoon and Section Leader in the Opera Australia Orchestra having first joined the Orchestra in 1986

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Emma Matthews
Voice

Emma is Head of Classical Voice at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA)

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Emma Sholl
Flute

Emma is Associate Principal Flute with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Lecturer at the Sydney Conservatorium

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Eric Klay
Trombone

Eric Klay was Principal Bass Trombone with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra from 1977 until 2013

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Evan Pritchard
Percussion, Drums

Evan is one of the most in demand percussionists in Melbourne and abroad

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Fabian Russell
Conducting

Fabian Russell has been at the forefront of the Australian classical music industry over the last twenty five years as Conductor, Artistic Director, teacher and orchestral musician

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Francesca Hiew
Violin

Francesca is a member of the Australian String Quartet

Francesco Celata
Clarinet

Frank Celata is Associate Principal of SSO and Lecturer in Clarinet at the Sydney Conservatorium

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Grace Kim
Piano

Grace Kim is a concert pianist, artistic director and music educator

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Grania Burke
Clarinet

Grania is a Melbourne based clarinettist, bass clarinettist and educator. She has performed regularly with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra & Orchestra Victoria

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Greg Flynn
Trumpet

Greg Flynn is principal trumpet of the St. Gallen Sinfonie Orchester in Switzerland and has held this position since 2008.

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Guy du Blêt
Timpani, Percussion

Guy is the Principal Timpani of Orchestra Victoria and Lecturer at the University of Melbourne

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Hugh Ponnuthurai
Bassoon

Hugh has over 30 years experience as both a performer and educator, and has held positions in several Australian Orchestras

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Huw Jones
Oboe

Huw is Principal Oboe of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra (QSO) and is on staff at the University of Queensland

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Irit Silver
Clarinet

Irit has been Section Principal Clarinet with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra since 2007

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Jackie Newcomb
Bassoon

Jackie is Principal Contra Bassoon of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

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James Burke
Clarinet

James is Principal Clarinet of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra

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Janet Webb
Flute

Janet Webb, Principal Flute of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra for 32 years

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Jasen Moulton
French Horn

Jasen has been Principal Horn of Orchestra Victoria since 2011

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Jason Bunn
Viola

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

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Dr Jay Byrnes
Saxophone

Jay currently teaches Saxophone and Music Fundamentals at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music as well as running the Saxophone Academy Sydney

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Jo Beaumont
Violin

Jo was Deputy Leader of the Orchestra of La Scala Opera House in Milan Italy for 20 years, and for 10 years was the Artistic Director of Orchestra Victoria

John Lewis
Clarinet, Saxophone

John Lewis is Principal Bass Clarinet of the Opera Australia Orchestra

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Jonathan Craven
Clarinet

Jon has been Principal Bass Clarinet of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO) since 2001

Jonathan Woods
Tuba

Australia's most in demand freelance Tuba player. He is also a keen educator and clinician.

Joseph Lallo
Saxophone

Joseph Lallo is a Lecturer of Music at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music at the University of Melbourne

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Josephine Vains
Cello

Josephine is a founding member of the Firebird Trio, and a busy freelance musician and educator based in Melbourne

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Joshua Batty
Flute

Joshua is Principal Flute of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra

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Joshua Clarke
Trumpet

Joshua has been Principal Trumpet of the Opera Australia Orchestra since 2007 and is Director of the New South Wales Academy of Music

Joshua de Graaf
Oboe

Joshua de Graaf is Associate Principal Oboe of Orchestra Victoria and Lecturer in Oboe at the University of Melbourne

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Jun Yi Ma
Violin

Jun is Concertmaster and Orchestra Director of the Opera Australia Orchestra (based at the Sydney Opera House)

Justin Beere
Clarinet

Justin is the Associate Principal Clarinet of Orchestra Victoria

Justin Kenealy
Saxophone

Justin plays regularly with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Orchestra Victoria and lectures at the University of Melbourne

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Dr Karen Schofield
Flute

Dr. Karen Schofield is Associate Principal Flute of Orchestra Victoria.

Kate Stockwin
Clarinet

Kate was Principal Clarinet with Orchestra Victoria for over 20 years and is an AMEB Examiner

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Kate Travers
Clarinet

Kate has been a member of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra and the Queensland Philharmonic Orchestra since 1987

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Katie Zagorski
Flute

Katie plays with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra and before that was Section Principal Flute of the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra

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Kieran Conrau
Trombone

Kieran is a member of the Empire Horns (The Cat Empire) as well as freelancing in musical theatre, session work and orchestral settings

Lachlan Davidson
Saxophone

Lachlan teaches saxophone and composition at Monash University and is a busy freelance musician

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Lauren Manuel
French Horn

Lauren is a French Horn player with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra

Lisa Osmialowski
Flute

Lisa works regularly with the Opera Australia Orchestra and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra

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Lisa-Maree Amos
Flute

Lisa-Maree is Principal Flute of Orchestra Victoria

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Lloyd Hudson
Flute

Lloyd Hudson is Principal Piccolo of the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

Lloyd Van't Hoff
Clarinet

Lloyd boasts a career as a vibrant, young clarinettist, chamber musician, collaborator and educator

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Louise Johnson
Harp

Louise has been Principal Harp of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra for over 30 years and is a Lecturer at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music

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Lucinda Cran
Bassoon

Lucinda is Principal Bassoon of Orchestra Victoria and teaches at the University of Melbourne and Monash University

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Malcolm Stewart
French Horn

Malcolm is Principal Horn of the Queensland Orchestra and Lecturer at the University of Queensland and Queensland Conservatorium of Music

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Maria Raspopova
Piano

Maria Raspopova is an acclaimed and virtuosic chamber musician and recitalist. She is the resident pianist with one of Australia’s foremost chamber groups, Omega Ensemble

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Mark Bain
Trumpet

Mark is a trumpeter with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

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Mark Fitzpatrick
Trumpet

Mark is Principal Trumpet of Orchestra Victoria

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Dr Mark Gaydon
Bassoon

Mark is Principal Bassoon of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and Lecturer at the Elder Conservatorium of Music

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Mark Walton
Clarinet, Saxophone

New Zealand born Mark Walton is a highly respected and popular figure in the Australian and New Zealand musical scene

Martin Lee
Oboe

Martin has been Principal Cor Anglais in the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra since 2008

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Mathew Levy
Percussion

Mathew is Principal Percussion of Orchestra Victoria

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Matthew Ockenden
Bassoon

Matthew is Associate Principal Bassoon of the Opera Australia Orchestra

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Dr Matthew van Emmerik
Euphonium

Since 2006, Matthew has been a brass ensemble conductor and euphonium and low brass lecturer at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music and Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music at Monash University

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Michael Dixon
French Horn

Michael has held full-time positions with a number of Australian orchestras and now freelances mostly in Sydney where he is Guest Principal of the Opera Australia Orchestra

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Dr Michael Duke
Saxophone

Dr Michael Duke is Senior Lecturer in Saxophone at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Dr Michael Lichnovsky
Saxophone

Dr Michael Lichnovsky is an experienced performer and educator

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Mitch Berick
Clarinet

Mitch has been Principal Bass Clarinet of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra since 2010, and has been Guest Principal of most Australian Orchestras

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Monica Curro
Violin

Monica is Assistant Principal 2nd Violin of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and founding member of Plexus

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Dr Nathan Henshaw
Saxophone

Dr Nathan Henshaw is a saxophonist, chamber musician and educator

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Nick Russoniello
Saxophone

Nick is a renowned freelancer and educator based in Sydney

Niels Bijl
Saxophone

Niels is a Melbourne based Dutch saxophonist

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Owen Morris
Trumpet

Owen Morris is Principal Trumpet with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Paul Champion
Clarinet

Paul is Principal Clarinet of Orchestra Victoria and teaches at the University of Melbourne

Peter Jenkin
Clarinet

Peter is Principal Clarinet of the Opera Australia Orchestra and is a Lecturer in Clarinet at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music

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Peter Miller
Trumpet

Peter is a trumpeter with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra (WASO) and Lecturer at the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA)

Phil Green
Clarinet

Phil is Associate Principal Clarinet of the Opera Australia Orchestra and Clarinet Teacher at Sydney's Conservatorium High School

Philip Arkinstall
Clarinet

Philip is the Associate Principal Clarinet of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

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Prashant Rawal
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Rachel Shaw
French Horn

Rachel currently holds the position of Tutti Horn with Orchestra Victoria and is a founding member of Arcadia Winds

Richard Rourke
Clarinet

Richard has been a permanent member of the Opera Australia Orchestra since 1992

Robert Johnson
French Horn

Robert is the former Principal French Horn of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra

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Robert Schubert
Clarinet

Robert Schubert was Lecturer at the University of Melbourne and Principal Clarinet of the Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa in Japan

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Robert Sims
Trumpet

Robert is a highly regarded brass educator specializing in trumpet

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Robin Henry
Clarinet

Robin is a Melbourne based clarinet teacher and professional musician playing with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Orchestra Victoria

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Roger Jonsson
Violin

Roger is the Deputy Concertmaster of Orchestra Victoria and a Lecturer at Monash University

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Roman Ponomariov
French Horn

Roman is Lecturer in French Horn at Monash University

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Ronald Prussing
Trombone

Ron has been Principal Trombone of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra (SSO) for more than 30 years

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Rosie Turner
Trumpet

Rosie is a trumpeter with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO)

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Sarah Butler
Trumpet

Sarah is Principal Trumpet of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra

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Sarah Curro
Violin

Sarah is a violinist with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

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Scott Evans
Trombone

Scott has been Principal Trombone of Orchestra Victoria since 1978

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Shane Hooton
Trumpet

Shane has been the Associate Principal Trumpet of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO) since 2009.

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Stefan Cassomenos
Piano

Melbourne pianist and composer Stefan Cassomenos is one of Australia’s most vibrant and versatile musicians. He is a founding members of Plexus

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Stephen Newton
Double Bass

Stephen has been a member of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra since 2006, and a founding member of the Melbourne Ensemble

Stephen Robinson
Oboe

Stephen Robinson has been Principal Oboe of Orchestra Victoria since 1985

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Steve Falk
Percussion

Steve is a Melbourne based percussionist and composer

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Stuart Riley
Double Bass

Stuart is Principal Double Bass of Orchestra Victoria and is an active Chamber Musician and Educator

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Svetlana Bogosavljevic
Cello

Svetlana is one of Australia's most in demand cellists. She is a founding member of Ensemble Liason, and is a Lecturer at Monash University

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Sydney Braunfeld
French Horn

Sydney is a full-time member of Orchestra Victoria

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Todd Gibson-Cornish
Bassoon

Todd is Principal Bassoon of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra (SSO)

Vernon Hill
Flute

Vernon is a leading national and international performer and pedagogue

Virginia Taylor
Flute

Virginia is Head of Flute at Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University and Head of Flute at the Australian National Academy

Wendy Clarke
Flute

Wendy has been the Associate Principal Flute at the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra since 1991