Head of Strings – Camberwell Grammar School; Melbourne Conservatorium Young Artists Academy, University of Melbourne; Former – Irish Chamber Orchestra; Formerly – Director of the Viola Programme –Monash University
Australian Hometown(s): Sydney & Melbourne
Education: Sydney Conservatorium of Music; Australian Institute of Music
Lisa Grosman is a member of the Fidelio Quartet and was the Director of the Viola Programme at Monash University. She has recently been appointed Head of Strings at Camberwell Grammar School. Lisa is also on the faculty of the Melbourne Conservatorium Young Artists Academy at the University of Melbourne.
For 15 years, Lisa was a member of the Irish Chamber Orchestra, during which time she toured extensively throughout Europe, America and Asia. Lisa was also the Director of Strings for the Irish Chamber Orchestra’s Education and Outreach Project, “Sing Out with Strings” – an El Sistema inspired programme involving more than 300 children from under resourced communities.
Lisa has been performing with the Australian World Orchestra since 2011.
Since returning to Australia, Lisa has performed with ensembles such as the Australian Chamber Orchestra, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Opera Australia Orchestra and Orchestra Victoria.
With the Fidelio Quartet she has performed the entire Beethoven String Quartet Cycle at the Melbourne Recital Centre, as well as making numerous broadcasts on 3MBSFM.
Lisa began learning Suzuki Method violin at the age of five, and went on to be the Concertmaster of the Australian Youth Orchestra. She studied with Alice Waten at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and the Australian Institute of Music before receiving a scholarship to study viola with Professor Bruno Giuranna at the University of Limerick, where she completed her Master of Arts in Classical String Performance. She continued her studies with Professor Giuranna for a further two years at the Walter Stauffer Institute, Corso di Perfezionamente, in Cremona.
Lisa plays a viola made by Giuseppe Vignali, purchased with assistance from the E.V.Llewellyn Memorial Fund.
Last updated 2022