First Violin – Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra; Violin – Norwegian Chamber Orchestra; Fragaria Vera Ensemble
Australian Hometown: Adelaide
Education: University of Adelaide
Alison Rayner was born in Adelaide and began playing the violin at the age of three. After receiving her Bachelor of Music Performance degree from the University of Adelaide she was appointed to the first violin section of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. She has also held the position of Associate Principal Second Violin with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and has appeared as Guest Associate Concertmaster with that orchestra. In 2010 she undertook a six-month job-swap between the MSO and the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra and was appointed to the first violin section of the Oslo Philharmonic that year.
Currently based in Oslo, Alison appears regularly with the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, the Fragaria Vesca ensemble, and in numerous other chamber music groups.
Last updated 2020