Irit Silver holding clarinet

Irit Silver


Section Principal Clarinet – Queensland Symphony Orchestra; Former Fellow – Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Australian Hometown: Victoria
Education: Victorian College of the Arts; Australian National Academy of Music

Described in The Australian as having a gorgeous, burnished clarinet tone, Irit Silver is Section Principal Clarinet with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra since 2007.   

She completed a Bachelor of Music Performance degree in 2004 at the Victorian College of the Arts, studying with Robert Schubert and Craig Hill. In 2005 she completed the Advanced Performance course at the Australian National Academy of Music.

In 2006 Irit was the holder of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra Fellowship. She appears regularly at the Stradbroke Chamber Music Festival. She has appeared as  guest principal with the Sydney Symphony, Malaysia Philharmonic, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Auckland Philharmonic, Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra and Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra. She has performed as soloist with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra and Auckland Philharmonic.   

Irit is a 2009 Churchill Fellow. 

Last updated 2022