2018 India, 2015, 2015 India, 2013, 2011
“Australians are such great travellers and there are so many excellent musicians who have settled elsewhere. Fantastic to all gather here and celebrate the musical quality Australia has produced”

Anna McMichael


Head of Strings – Monash University; Co-Artistic Director – Tyalgum Music Festival; Violin – Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam; Netherlands Chamber Orchestra; Amsterdam Sinfonietta; London Sinfonietta

Australian Hometown(s): Adelaide & Melbourne
Education: Elder Conservatorium, Adelaide University; Royal Conservatorium, the Hague; King’s College, London

Anna has performed at numerous European music festivals over her 17 years living in Europe, with a number of Dutch chamber ensembles and toured extensively with groups such as the London Sinfonietta, Amsterdam Sinfonietta Chamber Orchestra, Nieuw Ensemble, ASKO/Schoenberg ensemble, Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, Ensemble Modern, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and recorded for a number of European labels.

In Australia, Anna has performed at Canberra International Music Festival as guest artist, been a soloist and member of Melbourne Chamber Orchestra, guest Associate Concertmaster of Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and Concertmaster of both Orchestra Victoria and Auckland Philharmonia. Anna has performed with Ensemble Offspring, Pinchgut Opera, Omega Ensemble and is a member of Ironwood.

Anna has tutored at ANAM, the Canberra School of Music and appeared with the Australian World Orchestra since 2011. She has performed recitals at festivals such as Port Fairy Spring Music Festival, Mona Foma Festival and the Peninsula Music Festival. Anna has recorded for the Tall Poppies label together with pianist Tamara Anna Cislowska, a solo release on the Dutch label, Unsounds, and recorded with the pianist, Daniel de Borah for Tall Poppies.  Anna is Co-Director of the Tyalgum Music Festival since 2013

Last updated 2018