Cello

Jonathan Békés

Principal Cello – Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra; Estivo Trio; Former Principal Cellist – Australian Youth Orchestra; 2016 AWO Academy Player

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David Berlin

Principal Cello – Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Australia

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Sharon Grigoryan

Associate Principal Cello – Adelaide Symphony Orchestra; Former – Melbourne Symphony Orchestra; Australian String Quartet

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Peter Morrison

Danish National Symphony Orchestra; Former – Sydney Symphony Orchestra; Australian Chamber Orchestra

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Miles Mullin-Chivers

Freelance; Former Sydney Symphony Orchestra Fellow 2020 & 2021

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Richard Narroway

Freelance; Lecturer of Cello – Melbourne Conservatorium of Music; Former Rebanks Fellow – Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto

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Pei-Jee Ng

Co-Principal Cello – London Philharmonic Orchestra; Cello – Fournier Trio

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Pei-Sian Ng

Principal Cello – Singapore Symphony Orchestra; Faculty Member – Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, Singapore

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Howard Penny

Chamber Orchestra of Europe; Head of Strings – Australian National Academy of Music

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Michelle Wood

Cello – Melbourne Symphony Orchestra; Melbourne Chamber Orchestra; Tinalley String Quartet; Co-Artistic Director – Concerts Sans Frontières

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Double Bass

Kylie Davies

Associate Principal Double Bass – Orchestra Victoria

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Damien Eckersley

Associate Principal Bass – New Zealand Symphony Orchestra; Head of Double Bass – Australian National Academy of Music; Former – Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

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Che Ioannou-Booth

Freelance – Double Bass; Former Principal Bass – Melbourne University Symphony Orchestra

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Hugh Kluger

Sub-Principal Bass – London Philharmonic Orchestra; Former Associate Principal – Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

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Max McBride

Senior Lecturer – Australian National University School of Music, Canberra; Principal Double Bass – Canberra Symphony Orchestra; Former Principal Double Bass – Australian Chamber Orchestra; Former Co-Principal Double Bass – Sydney Symphony Orchestra; Vienna State Opera; Former Lecturer & Senior Lecturer in Double Bass & Conducting – Canberra School of Music; Former Chief Conductor & Artistic Director – Sydney Youth Orchestra; Former Chief Conductor – Canberra Youth Orchestra

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Stuart Thomson

Principal Double Bass – Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra; Former – Queensland Symphony Orchestra; Sydney Symphony Orchestra; Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra

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Ciro Vigilante

Principal Double Bass – Vienna Chamber Orchestra; Former – Prague Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra; Former – Australia Chamber Orchestra; Former Guest – German Chamber Philharmonic Bremen; Former Guest – Ensemble Stuttgart Varianti; Former Guest soloist – Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London; Former Guest soloist – Royal Liverpool Philharmonic; Former Guest soloist – Scottish Chamber Orchestra

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Dušan Walkowicz

Associate Principal – Queensland Symphony Orchestra

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Jeremy Watt

Sub-Principal Double Bass – City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Visiting Lecturer – Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

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Viola

Robert Ashworth

Principal Viola – Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, New Zealand

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Cameron Campbell

Tutti Viola – The Hallé; Extra Viola – London Symphony Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra; London Philharmonic Orchestra; BBC Symphony Orchestra; English National Opera; Former – Southbank Sinfonia;

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Virginia Comerford

Principal Viola and Section Leader – Opera Australia Orchestra; Former Principal Viola – Australian Youth Orchestra; Former Principal Viola – Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra

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Rosemary Curtin

Sydney Symphony Orchestra

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Andra Darzins

Professor of Viola – University of Music, Stuttgart; Guest Principal – Staatskapelle Berlin, Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, Elbphilharmonie Orchestra; Former Principal Viola – Hamburg Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Lisa Grosman

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

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Benedict Hames

Principal Viola – Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks; Former Acting Principal Viola – Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra

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Stephen King

Principal Viola – Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra; Former – Australian String Quartet; Former – Australian Chamber Orchestra; Former – Coolidge String Quartet; Former Associate Principal Viola – Boston Philharmonic Orchestra

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Imants Larsens

Principal Viola – Queensland Symphony Orchestra; Viola – Ensemble Q; Former Associate Principal Viola – Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

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Angela Lindsay

Co-Artistic Director and Principal Viola – Lurline Chamber Orchestra; Guest – Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra; Melbourne Symphony Orchestra; Former – Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra; Welsh National Opera; City of Oxford Orchestra

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Christopher Moore

Principal Viola – Melbourne Symphony Orchestra; Former Principal Viola – Australian Chamber Orchestra

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Andra Ulrichs-Kreder

Basel Symphony Orchestra; Former Principal Viola – Festival Strings Lucerne

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Violin

Warwick Adeney

Concertmaster – Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Australia

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Jonathan Allen

1st Violin – Philharmonia Zurich, Switzerland; La Sctintilla Ensemble; Founder and Leader – Ensemble Il Trittico, Switzerland

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Emily Beauchamp

Violin – Australian National Academy of Music; 2022 AWO Academy Player; Australian Youth Orchestra

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Zoe Black

Freelance Violin 1 & Concertmaster; Faculty – Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM); Former – Australian Chamber Orchestra; Freshwater Trio

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Michael Brooks-Reid

Co-Principal 2nd Violin – Camerata Bern; Guest Concertmaster – Orquestra Sinfonica del Principado de Asturias; Guest Principal 2nd Violin – Deutsche Radio Philharmonie; Guest performer – Mahler Chamber Orchestra; Scottish Chamber Orchestra; Aurora Orchestra; Camerata Bern; Kammerakademie Potsdam; Melbourne Chamber Orchestra

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Lucy Carrig

Principal 2nd Violin – Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

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Rebecca Chan

Associate Leader Violin – Philharmonia Orchestra, England; Piatti Quartet; Former – Melbourne Chamber Orchestra; Australian Chamber Orchestra

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Heather Cottrell

Acting Deputy Concertmaster – Staatskapelle, Berlin;
Former Principal 2nd Violin – Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Germany

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Daniel Dodds

Artistic Director and Leader – Festival Strings Lucerne

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Stanley Dodds

Conductor – AWO 2016; Principal Conductor – Berlin Symphony Orchestra; Conductor – Queensland Symphony Orchestra; Violin – Berlin Philharmoniker

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Madeleine Easton

Artistic Director – Bach Akademie Australia; Freelance Violinist – London/Europe; Former Concertmaster – The Hanover Band

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Paul Ezergailis

Violin Co-Leader – Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra; Luminosa, Galway

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Emily Francis

Former – BBC Symphony Orchestra

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Anne Harvey-Nagl

Concertmaster – Volksoper Vienna; Koehne Quartet, Vienna

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Simon James

Violin Professor – San Francisco Conservatory of Music; Teacher – Coleman Violin Studio; Former Second Assistant Concertmaster – Seattle Symphony Orchestra; Former Concertmaster – Seattle Chamber Orchestra

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Naoko Keatley (Miyamoto)

Second Violin – London Symphony Orchestra

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Gemma Lee

1st Violin – Gewandhausorchester, Leipzig; Former Violin – Sydney Symphony Orchestra; Australian Chamber Orchestra; NDR Radiophilharmonie, Germany

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Katherine Lukey

Deputy Concertmaster – Opera Australia Orchestra; Former Assistant Concertmaster – Sydney Symphony Orchestra; Former Principal 1st Violin – Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

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Belinda McFarlane

Youth Education Programme Advisor; Director – London Symphony Orchestra; 2nd Violin – London Symphony Orchestra; Fiorini piano trio

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Monica Naselow

Principal 2nd Violin – Orchestra Victoria; The Australian Ballet; Former Concertmaster and Education/Outreach Officer – Darwin Symphony Orchestra; Violin – Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra; 2nd Violin – Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam

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Alexandra Osborne

Associate Concertmaster – Sydney Symphony Orchestra; Jackson Hole Chamber Music Ensemble; Former First Violin – The National Symphony Orchestra, USA

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Susie Park

First Associate Concertmaster – Minnesota Orchestra; East Coast Chamber Orchestra; First Violinist – Enso String Quartet; Former Soloist – Vienna Symphony Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London; Former Violinist – Eroica Trio

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Alison Rayner

Freelance; Former – Fragaria Vera Ensemble; Former – Norwegian Chamber Orchestra; Former First Violin – Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra; Former Associate Principal Second Violin – Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

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Patrick Savage

Freelance – concertmaster and film composer; Former Principal First Violin – Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Former Leader – Tippett Quartet

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Wilma Smith

Wilma Smith and Friends; Second Violin – Flinders Quartet; Director of Competitions – Musica Viva; Former Artistic Director – Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition; Former Concertmaster – Melbourne Symphony Orchestra; New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

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Claire Sterling

Co-Principal Second Violin – English National Opera; Former Principal Second Violin – Scottish Chamber Orchestra

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Scott Stiles

1st Violin – Mozarteum Orchester, Salzburg; Former – Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra

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Miki Tsunoda

Principal 2nd Violin – Antwerp Symphony Orchestra

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Harry Ward

First Violins – Berliner Philharmoniker; Former Karajan Academy Place – Berliner Philharmoniker; Rathdowne Quartet; Former Emerging Artist – Australian Chamber Orchestra; Former Futuremaker Artist – Musica Viva

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Melinda Watzel

Principal 2nd Violin – Komische Oper Berlin; Violin – Deutsche Kammerorchester

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Noam Yaffe

Violin – Israel Philharmonic Orchestra; Australian Youth Orchestra; Former Concertmaster – Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra

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Natsuko Yoshimoto

Co-Concertmaster – Queensland Symphony Orchestra; Violin – Ensemble Q; Staff – Queensland Conservatorium of Music; Former Concertmaster – Adelaide Symphony Orchestra; Former Leader – Australian String Quartet; Grainger Quartet

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