Assistant Principal 2nd Violin – National Orchestra of Belgium
Australian Hometown: Melbourne
Education: Melbourne Conservatorium of Music; Australian Institute of Music; Conservatoire de Paris
Australian violinist Marie-Danielle Turner studied at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music and subsequently at the Australian Institute of Music under Alice Waten. She pursued her studies at the Conservatoire de Paris with Guy Commentale, Luc Héry and Olivier Charlier. She subsequently won a position in the Belgian National Orchestra in 2007 and continues to perform with them as Assistant Leader of Second Violins.
Marie-Danielle is an active chamber music player participating in many ensembles around Belgium and Europe, and her quartet performed for the King and Queen of Belgium during their visit to Ottawa, Canada. Marie-Danielle has been a member and leader of the Orchestre Ostinato in Paris, Sydney Chamber Orchestra, and Sydney Sinfonia. She was the recipient of the inaugural Melbourne Symphony Instrument Award in 2001 and winner of the 1999 3MBS Young Performer Award.
Last updated 2020